Indo-Pacific: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Internews

About the organization

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

• Collaborate with project directors and staff, Internews' M&E team, and local partners to design Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning plans that measures and tracks progress towards outputs and expected outcomes outlined in the results framework of the projects.
• Develop M&E tools required to collect necessary M&E data for the project. Develop internal tracking systems to maintain M&E data in an organized, secure, and easy-to-understand way.
• Support the collection, verification and reporting of M&E data from key partners, grantees, mentors, and technical specialists required in the M&E plans in compliance with donors and Internews' data quality standards.
• Input all required M&E data into Internews’ internal as well as donors’ online systems as required.
• Hold Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning check-ins with relevant staff members and use feedback to adapt the M&E plans and data collection system accordingly.
• Coordinate with partners and grantees to ensure their timely submission of the M&E data and examples of project impact that meet Internews' and donor standards for quality, detail and clarity.
• Support the design and implementation of baseline/midline/end-line assessments and other surveys according to the approved workplan. Assist the project directors and other project staff in producing regular, timely and accurate narrative reports (including M&E data) per donor g

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in evaluation, social science, development, or related field OR equivalent professional experience. Master's degree in relevant fields with professional training in M&E strongly preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
• Proven professional experience in the field of performance management for social development activities and/or media.
• Experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative data collection and using M&E database systems.
• Experience in managing research and evaluation conducted by consultants and contractors.
• Experience working with and providing MEL technical and/or capacity building support to media outlets in South and Southeast Asia.
• Experience in using relevant M&E and communications software, such as Excel, Dedoose, SPSS, etc.
• Experience in conducting relevant evaluation and research methodologies and approaches such as content analysis, organizational capacity assessment, and outcome harvesting is an advantage, but not required.
• Knowledge of data management processes and tools.
• Fluency in English, including excellent English writing skills.
• Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the workplace and experience providing technical support to a cross-section of staff and local partners.
• Detail-oriented with strong analytical and information management skills.
• Must be self-reliant, resourceful, good problem-solver, good humored, and flexible.

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