RedR Australia Vacancy: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Advisor - Melbourne, Australia

  • Work with a close-knit team to benefit communities affected by disaster 
  • Must be able to commit to domestic and international travel 
  • Full time (PT will be considered), 1 year fixed term with a view to extend
RedR Australia’s mission is to relieve suffering in disasters by recruiting, training and deploying personnel to humanitarian relief agencies worldwide. RedR Australia has well-established partnerships with United Nations agencies such as UNHCR, WFP, UNICEF, WHO, IOM, OCHA, FAO and FPA, and we work with a range of other humanitarian, non-government and government organisations.

In line with the Strategic Plan 2015-2018, RedR’s monitoring and evaluation framework ensures we continue to make a positive impact and continue to strengthen our services to achieve our mission.

A terrific opportunity arises for a talented and innovative Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Advisor to lead and provide advice in the enhancement and implementation of best practice MEAL methodologies across RedR Australia’s operation. Responsibilities include data collection, data analysis, and ensuring meaningful information contributes to service/program improvements, efficiencies, and opportunities to promote RedR’s work and reputation. In addition, The MEAL Advisor will play an integral role in fostering a learning and continuous improvement culture, embedding institutional knowledge.

Due to the nature of the role, ability to travel both domestically and internationally is an inherit requirement of the role.

You will display a commitment to values of collaboration and accountability, and work with integrity and empathy.

Selection Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications either in monitoring and evaluation, social science, research discipline or similar disciplines. 
  • 5-10 years’ experience working with different monitoring and evaluating methodologies. 
  • Excellent analytical, statistical skills and the ability to summarise complex information in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience of project proposal writing and donor reporting. 
  • Proven ability in strong stakeholder management across a range of sectors including donors, Government agencies, NGOs, and INGOs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a learning and continuous improvement culture. 
  • Willing to undertake travel to regional Victoria, interstate or internationally if required
How to apply:
To apply, please send a copy of your cover letter outlining your suitability to the role, and resume to Applicants must hold a right to work in Australia or appropriate visa.

Please note that there is no formal closing date for this role. Early applications are encouraged and suitable candidates may be shortlisted for interview as applications are received.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Police Check and adherence to the RedR Australia Child Protection Policy & Code of Conduct.

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2016