Head of Monitoring

BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Skill Required: Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Apply By: 
24th September, 2017


Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing technical leadership in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in BI Head Office. Major responsibilities include developing and institutionalizing a common M&E framework, systems and tools for Country Offices; building the capacity of relevant staff in M&E; preparing the M&E component of country strategic and operational plans; ensuring that Country Offices and HO meet the Global M&E standards; and developing and establishing mechanisms for learning and sharing lessons learned across the organisation. The key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and implement a comprehensive strategy of monitoring programs that identifies strategic questions, obtains appropriate information, and reports information in a meaningful way
  • Provide input to various stakeholders (researchers, programs managers, donors, senior management) for impact assessment and other plans, including results framework, indicators, baseline and target values.
  • Support and strengthen the monitoring setup in countries and create and maintain an efficient data collection system and database of the results and progress of project activities.
  • Conduct data analysis and prepare reports.
  • Develop reporting plan and required templates and tools.
  • Contribute to design, supervise and/or conduct special studies and assessments.
  • Contribute to management through timely processing and dissemination of monitoring findings and best practices to facilitate evidence-based planning, learning and program decision-making.
  • Monitor activities against the benchmark indicators set in the M&E framework.
  • Mentoring & capacity building of relevant staff to functioning monitoring and reporting mechanism in the organization.
  • Undertake periodic review of the implementation and operation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism;
  • Coordinate with the Research Department in two way feedback on mentoring and evaluation results

Educational Requirements: Masters in Social Sciences/Development Studies/Statistics from any reputed University.

Required Competencies:

  • Developing M&E strategy and implementation tools for project monitoring
  • Skilled at producing monitoring and MIS reports and advice programme heads on key findings
  • Experienced in monitoring of diverse projects like Agriculture, Health, Education, Livestock, Targeting Ultra Poor, Empowerment and Livelihood of Adolescents etc.
  • Good understanding of project/programme log frame and monitoring frame work
  • Language Requirements: Excellent command in English and Bangla, both written and spoken communication skills.
  • Working remotely with country teams
  • Multi cultural and socio-economic environment.
  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the BRAC values and standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of organization;
  • Displays gender, cultural and religious sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Strong coordination, negotiation and networking skills;
  • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds and cultural customs;
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and appropriate data analysis packages (MS Access, SPSS, STATA etc.)
  • Recognizes & responds appropriately to the ideas, interests & concerns of others, and give duly credit to other people's ideas and suggestions.

Educational Requirements: Masters in Social Sciences/Development Studies/Statistics from any reputed University.

Required Competencies:

  • Developing M&E strategy and implementation tools for project monitoring
  • Skilled at producing monitoring and MIS reports and advice programme heads on key findings
  • Experienced in monitoring of diverse projects like Agriculture, Health, Education, Livestock, Targeting Ultra Poor, Empowerment and Livelihood of Adolescents etc.
  • Good understanding of project/programme log frame and monitoring frame work
  • Language Requirements: Excellent command in English and Bangla, both written and spoken communication skills.
  • Working remotely with country teams
  • Multi cultural and socio-economic environment.
  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the BRAC values and standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of organization;
  • Displays gender, cultural and religious sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Strong coordination, negotiation and networking skills;
  • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds and cultural customs;
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and appropriate data analysis packages (MS Access, SPSS, STATA etc.)
  • Recognizes & responds appropriately to the ideas, interests & concerns of others, and give duly credit to other people's ideas and suggestions.

Source:http://careers.brac.net/Presentation/ViewJobDetailsNW.aspx?type=2017091201


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