CARE Canada is Currently Seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager in Ottawa

CARE Canada is currently seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager in Ottawa. CARE Canada’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Lea... thumbnail 1 summary
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CARE Canada is currently seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager in Ottawa.

CARE Canada’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) team exists in support of CARE Canada’s ambition to increased program quality, with a focus on results, learning and accountability. The team provides support to programs to develop and implement high quality MEL plans and processes, promote evidenced-based learning and support the reporting to CARE Canada donors as well as to CARE Global.

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager will play a crucial role in implementing CARE Canada’s knowledge framework, developing innovative MEL systems that contribute to CARE’s ability to measure impact, track performance against targets and mobilize lessons from nutrition programming, especially around gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Global Health Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager will ensure high quality monitoring and evaluation for all nutrition programs, incorporating continuous learning into programmatic thinking and practice. The position will be responsible for assessing performance and evaluating outcomes and impact, with a focus on gender equality, ensuring that information and data collected is analyzed and used to improve ongoing programs; is incorporated into donor reports; and is used for proposal development. S/he will build staff capacity at HQ as well as in the relevant Country Offices to carry out quality MEL.

What you offer:
  • At least 5 years' experience monitoring and evaluation health or social programmes
  • Demonstrable practical expertise in developing project/programme performance indicators for social-impact programming. Familiarity with common development sector practices - logic models, logical frameworks, indicators.
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills and understanding of how these skills can be applied to the planning, delivery and evaluation of MEL activities.
  • Demonstrated training in monitoring and evaluation of programmes using qualitative and quantitative data collection methods.
  • Up to date knowledge of monitoring and evaluation standards and qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
  • Extensive and demonstrable expertise in developing and / or managing impact and evaluation methodologies in complex settings.
  • Knowledge and experience of donor reporting, in particular for projects operating at multiple sites.
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills in English
  • MA/MSC in relevant fields such as economics, public health, international development, anthropology, gender, behavioural sciences
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Innovation, creativity and passion for CARE’s mission
What would make you extraordinary (Assets)?
  • Previous experience working in an international NGO
  • Previous experience working with development projects
  • Strong working knowledge of French
What we offer:
  • Generous leave entitlements, including December holiday closure;
  • Full benefits: dental, medical, vision care, paramedical, life insurance (some exceptions may apply) and free professional and confidential counselling services;
  • Free Learning and Development opportunities, and specialised training;
  • Flexible work hours and a work from home policy;
  • A family and dog-friendly environment;
  • Free parking; transportation routes, central location which is close to popular amenities
  • Business casual four days per week, Jeans Fridays;
  • Onsite BBQ and shower facilities; and
  • You get to tell people that you are helping to eliminate global poverty!
About CARE
Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. In over 80 countries, CARE works with the poorest communities to improve basic health and education, enhance rural livelihoods and food security, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity, help vulnerable people adapt to climate change and provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls, living in poverty, because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

How to apply:
If you are someone who thrives on challenge, loves to be part of a dynamic team and you are passionate about making a difference, then this opportunity is for you. Please apply directly at HERE before January 08th, 2016. The position will remain posted until a qualified candidate is identified.
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