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Asia Pacific: Regional Research & Evaluation Manager

About Internews

Internews is an international media support nonprofit working in 100+ countries. For 40 years, we have helped partners reach millions of people with trustworthy information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds institutions accountable.

Duties

The Regional Research & Evaluation Manager plays a key role in driving and improving efforts to measure, capture, and demonstrate the impact of Internews’ work at local, regional, and global level. Working closely with HQ-based impact staff, project directors, country representatives, and Internews’ regional team, they are responsible for leading the design and delivery of high-quality research and evaluation within the Asia-Pacific region.

This includes providing technical support for the development and implementation of MERL frameworks, approaches, plans, and systems at the proposal and project start-up phase, securing appropriate budget for the delivery of MERL activities, devising mechanisms to monitor quality and gather insights to share with the implementation team at regular intervals, and taking a hands-on approach to completing research and evaluation tasks where needed and where gaps arise.

The Regional Research & Evaluation Manager is responsible for the overall quality of the monitoring, evaluation, research and learning of the Asia-Pacific programs.

They work with project staff to increase their skills in gathering, analyzing, synthesizing, and reporting quantitative and qualitative data, and with Internews partners to build and improve their monitoring and evaluation capacities.

They take responsibility for ensuring absolute clarity around MERL roles and responsibilities from project to project, including consultants and research age

Qualifications

  • English language skills required. Other Asian or Pacific language skills is a plus.
  • University degree in social sciences field, preferably with a focus on research and evaluation or related field OR equivalent lived/professional experience.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of large internationally funded democracy and governance programs, preferably media development programs.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in management positions and supervising staff
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate MERL requirements and outcomes to project colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in evaluation design and development of indicators. Good working knowledge of statistics and ability to obtain, analyze and interpret data and present findings in written and oral form.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection/survey design, implementation and analysis.
  • Familiarity with common assessment frameworks such as social network analysis, organizational capacity assessments, and principles of survey design and analysis; familiarity with digital safety/security assessments is an asset.
  • Competent in qualitative methodologies and participatory assessments.
  • Competent in MS Excel, word processing, Power Point and experience using statistical programs such as SPSS.
  • Demonstrated understanding of USAID and other donor approaches to media development and familiarity with efforts to apply a media lens to development work.

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV via our Careers page: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=2260

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