Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer - Link Community Development

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer - Link Community Development 

Salary: Competitive

Location: Dedza

About the Organisaiton: 

Link Community Development is a family of not for profit organisations working together to transform education for children and communities across impoverished rural areas of Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda. Since their foundation in 1995 they have worked in 3,000 schools and improved the lives of over two million children through unique and effective school improvement models. Link guide governments and educators to adopt low-cost solutions to improve learning and support for children, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and inclusion for the most marginalised children. Through a partnership delivery model which embeds piloting and learning within local systems, they influence changes to policy, practice and accountability on a national scale, and their interventions are regularly adapted and replicated by governments and NGOs in new countries and contexts. 

Outline of Responsibilities:

  • Regular monitoring of all project activities in accordance with the established annual work plan
  • Support the MEL Specialist and Project Manager in tracking and measuring progress of the planned and agreed project achievements according to the MEL Frame work
  • Work closely with the MEL Specialist and project delivery partners to support their effective engagement throughout the baseline, midline and endline evaluations
  • Contribute to narrative and progress reports as required - ensuring that timely and relevant data is available and appropriate for dissemination for established reporting deadlines
  • Support the development of quantitative and qualitative tools to gather accurate data to measure change against the project MEL framework
  • Support data collection, analysis and utilization, based on the agreed tools developed and approved by the MEL Specialist
  • Support the capacity development of TEAM staff in MEL practices, including analysing and using data, building their ability to draw conclusions and appreciate the learning coming out of the data
  • Contribute to development of case studies, successful experiences, learning and good practices, evaluations and documentations
  • Follow strict ethical principles in their design, adhering to the ethical guidelines laid out in the MEL guidance.
  • Represent Link Community Development Malawi at external events and meetings as required
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and internal organisational projects
  • Any other related tasks as required by the MEL Specialist or Team Leader
  • Uphold Link’s child protection and safeguarding standards, support training of partners on safeguarding, and facilitate the effective operation of reporting and whistleblowing processes.

How to Apply: 

Head over to Link Community Development's website.

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