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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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    Adeso is a humanitarian and development organization that is changing the way people think about and deliver aid in Africa.

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    Monitoring And Evaluation Specialist


    PALM Implementation

    • Accompany Signatories in their self-reporting journey, providing support as needed to ensure that all Signatories report annually, while taking into account the different organisational constraints and opportunities, their different reporting timelines, and the different stages they are at in their journey towards change to ensure that timelines and deadlines are respected (with the support of the Pledge Director).
    • Manage and analyse annual reporting data as it is submitted Click here to enter Pledge for Change and produce a compiled, aggregate report, and support its dissemination on the Pledge website, and present findings and learning at the bi-annual Pledge retreats.
    • Manage the collaboration with WACSI on a partner survey, encouraging as many Signatories as possible to participate, by ensuring excellent communication flows about the process, its benefits and its results once they can be shared.
    • Manage the process of collecting communication for the annual review by the Authentic Storytelling Expert Review Panel from each of the Signatories, and ensuring the effective working of the review panel in producing an annual assessment of each Signatory’s adherence to ethical communications standards as agreed.
    • Coordination and communication with the panel members and the Global Advisory Group– helping to schedule their meetings, taking notes, and admin tasks (stipend disbursement, etc)
    • Manage the collaboration with Global Advisory Group towards a series of annual conversations with each signatory on progress on the three pledges, and ensure the report of this southern-led assessment is drafted and shared within the Pledge for Change movement; prepare an externally facing report which can be uploaded to the Pledge website.
    • Coordinate the production of a longitudinal video showcasing the perspectives of a sample of partner organisations of Signatories, to enable an authentic story of change to emerge; ensure the dissemination of the video in appropriate ways (subject to funding becoming available for this initiative).
    • Collaborate with MEAL Working Group members and/or externally recruited capacity in the implementation of a discourse analysis of Signatory progress to date towards shifting power in line with the three pledges.
    • Serve as a member of the MEAL working group, representing the Secretariat, support meeting scheduling and facilitation, note taking and follow up, onboarding of new MEAL WG members

    Pilot Implementation

    • Support the co-design and implementation of activities enabling the achievement of the Pledges by facilitating collection of all relevant learnings from pilot activities to identify promising best practices and share progress with Signatories and Supporters.

    Collaboration & Learning

    • Organize regular meetings of the MEAL Working Group to enable collaboration between Signatories and Supporters in the actualization of the Pledge commitments, and sometimes take on rotating co-chair responsibilities.
    • Participate in quarterly Pledge sessions with other working groups to ensure consistency and connection and lessons sharing.
    • Support the organizing of and participate in the quarterly Board meetings and bi-annual retreats for Signatories and Supporters.
    • Identify and create opportunities for collaboration between Signatories, Supporters, and other partners supporting data collection, learning and accountability for efficiency and to avoid duplication.
    • Lead the compilation of M&E and Accountability learning for regular updates for Working Groups, the Steering Group and the bi-annual retreats.

    Adeso M&E Oversight

    • Align with participatory community development principles and apply these when conducting M&E activities.
    • Oversee the design and implementation of an Saxansaxo M&E Plan.
    • Ensure quality control over Saxansaxo M&E systems and products.
    • Provide oversight in conducting periodic program reviews and assessments for Saxansaxo.
    • Assist with capacity building for Adeso Programmes team on M&E of Adeso programs.
    • Support the Adeso Programmes team with vetting evaluation consultants, enumerators, and other M&E personnel.
    • Provide technical advice in programme tracking that instills a sense of ownership among target communities.
    • Oversee documentation of lessons and good practices and reporting of progress to relevant stakeholders.
    • Lead in compiling and verification of annual reports
    • Other duties as required.


    • Ability to build relationships and work across a complex eco-system with a high level of adaptability and creativity
    • Evidence of highly developed analytical ability, such as a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate qualification or other
    • Experience of field based M&E practice in a development and/or humanitarian context
    • Familiarity with current thinking / debates on programme quality, localization and decolonization, evaluation and impact assessment in international development.
    • Strong understanding of project cycle management for humanitarian and development projects
    • Strong understanding of the theories of change, logframes and results frameworks, and using indicators to collect data on results
    • Familiarity with a wide range of quantitative and qualitative M&E and/or research methodologies, including digital methods and techniques of data gathering, management and presentation
    • Proven experience of developing MEL plans and frameworks and tools with partners
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Excellent communication skills, including using digital data visualization tools, videos, presentation applications etc.


    • Familiarity with sector wide localisation frameworks, in particular the Grand Bargain, Charter 4 Change and Core Humanitarian Standard
    • Digital/IT competencies required for the role (can be acquired in-post)
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint - Advanced
    • Internet based collaboration tools and video calling – Intermediate
    • Data analysis software (quant and/or qual) – Intermediate
    • Data Visualisation – Intermediate
    • Social Media – Basic
    • Web content design & development – Basic

    Method of Application

    This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join our team, please submit your application to quoting "Global Director of Advocacy and Communications" in the email subject matter. This application will be open until the position is filled.

    • Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Department and include the following:
    • Cover letter with applicant’s current contact information.
    • CV including detailed work experience, education/degrees, details of similar assignments, and three professional references with complete contact information.
    • A recent writing sample, ideally one that asserts a strong point of view. (No need to write anything new. In fact, previous writing samples are preferred).

    This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join our team, please submit your application to quoting “MEAL Coordinator” in the email subject matter.

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