Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Internews Network, Inc

About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.

Duties

Work with the Chief of Party, Internews' M&E staff, and local partners to design an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan (AELP) that measures and tracks progress towards outputs and expected outcomes outlined in the results framework of the MEDIA project;

Responsible for collecting, verifying and reporting M&E data required in the AMELP in compliance with USAID's and Internews' data quality standards;

Develop internal tracking systems to maintain M&E data in an organized, secure, and easy-to-understand way;

Develop M&E tools required to collect necessary M&E data for the project;

Monitor, review and ensure the quality of M&E data from key partners, grantees, mentors, and technical specialists;

Input all required M&E data into USAID's online systems as required by the project agreement;
Hold Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning check-ins with relevant staff members and use feedback to adapt the AMELP 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;

Provide M&E capacity building and technical support to partners and grantees if necessary;

Support the design and implementation of baseline/midline/end-line assessments and other surveys according to the approved workplan

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in social science, development, or related field OR equivalent professional experience. Master's degree in relevant fields with professional training in M&E preferred.

Proven professional experience in the field of performance management for social development activities and/or media. Experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly preferred.

Experience in conducting mid-term and final project evaluations and reporting.

Experience in both qualitative and quantitative data collection and M&E database systems.

Knowledge of data management processes and tools, including USAID's database systems.

Experience with relevant M&E and communications software, such as Excel, SPSS, In-Design, Photoshop, etc.

Experience working with and providing technical and/or capacity building support to media outlets in Indonesia.

Experience in relevant methodologies such as content analysis, organizational capacity assessment, and outcome harvesting is an advantage, but not required.

Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the workplace and experience providing technical support to a cross-section of staff and local partners.

Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

Solid English writing skills, to a publishable standard.

Detail-oriented with strong analytical and information management skills.

Willingness to travel to project areas in different locations across the country.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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