SkillSet: " data monitoring", " qualitative analysis", " software packages", " external agencies", " gender equality".
The ME Officer s primary responsibilities will include providing support and assistance to Gender Equality and Girls Education Program (GEGEP). The position will report directly to the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and will be based in Country Office New Delhi (INCO). The Monitoring Evaluation (ME) Officer s primary responsibilities will include lead in designing, implementing and managing our monitoring and evaluation systems across GEP programs and providing guidance and expertise to external agencies in conducting evaluation and assessment studies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In collaboration with the RME Manager the Program team, the M E officer will design, implement and analyze annual monitoring project for Program.
Collaborate with Program team to implement and maintain monitoring and evaluation efforts in program.
Implement and analyze evaluation projects based on agreed upon geographic and timing needs.
Train and mentor staff to help them develop the necessary knowledge and skill sets to run methodologically strong evaluations in their projects and programs and ensure adherence to ME standard practices, policies and specifications.
Synthesize and analyze data and write summary reports by program based on the ME results.
Conduct periodic data validations and data audits for different project locations.
Able to develop small scale web/android-based application for data monitoring and formative assessment
Able to verify data quality from the online data platform.
Identify key issues around program quality and links between monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance and improvement
Recommend improvements to the Senior Manager, RME, Program Director/Country Director to more efficiently and effectively manage each program based on ME findings.
Work with program staff and HQ staff to codify best practices for Room to Read s programs so that they can be shared across existing countries of operation and rolled out in new ones
Innovate new ME systems and projects in order to continuously improve our work in the field
Provide information for donor reporting requirements as requested by Room to Read ME team.
Travel regularly throughout the year in urban and rural areas to oversee the implementation of our ME work, train staff and maintain understanding of current stage of development of ME practice in the organization, and identify where and how ME practice requires improvement and investment
Stay informed about research and trends in the area of monitoring and evaluation and recommend improvements to our systems accordingly
Network with other non-profits running similar programs to find areas of collaboration and knowledge sharing
Represent Room to Read in different forums and advocate the importance of our educational work in the developing world
Advanced degree in a related field, i.e. education, development
A minimum of five to seven years of professional experience
Proven previous experience in research, monitoring and evaluation
Experience in data management system
Strong technical competence in research and monitoring and evaluation methods
Strong operational management ability: a clear focus on results sets goals, plans and prioritizes effectively, monitors quality and progress of work against plans
Strong analytical skills
Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, with proven ability to work with data software packages such as SPSS/SAS
Experience in data entry and analysis
Ability to travel frequently to provinces throughout India and our Program areas.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi
Good knowledge and understanding of education issues, gender issues, including community involvement in schools.
Experience in successful implementation of a wide range of tasks
India - Main - New Delhi
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