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  • Organization: World Learning
  • Location: Pakistan
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-15

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Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning - Pakistan Let Girls Learn

Pakistan (Pakistan)

WORLD LEARNING

Director of MERL - Pakistan Let Girls Learn

Description:
World Learning seeks a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation Research & Learning (MERL) for an anticipated USAID-funded girls education and leadership program in Pakistan. S/he will be responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of the project’s M&E system, in close coordination with the technical staff. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with technical expertise and experience in the below mentioned MERL functions, a strong understanding of the local context and be able to work effectively and respectfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Please submit your CV or resume not to exceed 3 pages; a cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining your qualifications for this position. The mentioned documents should be sent to Meri Ghorkhmazyan, Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning at the following email address meri.ghorkhmazyan@worldlearning.org, clearly outlining on the title line that you are applying for the Pakistan LGL MERL Director role.

Only finalist candidates will be contacted. No telephone enquiries please. Thank you.

As part of the senior management team, the MERL director is responsible for

· Building a strong and convincing evidence base on key learning priorities to demonstrate our program’s results and achievements and share our learning with like-minded partners, and other relevant stakeholders

· Identifying innovative solutions to promoting data-based decision making among the program staff.

· Working closely with the World Learning Headquarters’ MERL department to ensure the overall alignment of the project’s MERL priorities with those identified at the agency and global levels for girls’ education and other related themes.

· Overseeing the development of the project’s M&E system, including clearly defined objectives, indicators, and the implementation of appropriate MERL procedures, including, design of M&E tools, methods, mechanisms as well as data collection, analysis, reporting etc.

· Efficiently tracking and reporting on our progress against the project’s baseline and targets;

· Building in-house and partner capacity for implementing the MERL activities planned for this project by designing, conducting trainings, coaching, mentoring, and provision of technical support.

· Other responsibilities that may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:

· Masters’ degree in an area related to international development and data management, gender studies, international development, or other related field required;

· Significant experience designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded projects in Pakistan;

· Demonstrated expertise in qualitative and quantitative data collection and management methods,

· Knowledge of USAID system of indicators, results, and reporting;

· Experience in supporting M&E for programs that promote gender equality highly desirable;

· Ability to work across various teams with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build consensus and navigate complex operating environments;

· Willingness and ability to travel frequently to project sites around Pakistan;

· Fluency in English and Urdu required;

· Commitment to the principles of inclusive approaches to programming that encourages full participation of individuals regardless of gender, disability status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or other marginalized status. L

Recruitment contingent upon successful award of the project. Please submit your CV or resume not to exceed 3 pages; a cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining your qualifications for this position. The mentioned documents should be sent to Meri Ghorkhmazyan, Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning at the following email address meri.ghorkhmazyan@worldlearning.org, clearly outlining on the title line that you are applying for the Pakistan LGL MERL Director role.

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