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  • Posted: Oct 1, 2022
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    Sightsavers is an international organisation that changes lives for the long term. We work in more than 30 countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people with visual impairments to live independently. We do what we do because 80 per cent of blindness in the world is avoidable, and we think that’s astoundingly unfair. We do it becau...
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    Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager, Economic Empowerment

    Principal accountabilities:

    Technical Leadership and Management – Lead on developing and executing a MEL strategy and plan for the economic empowerment thematic area; lead on the execution of MEL throughout the project lifecycle; coordinate contributions from team members; develop MEL plans that respond to Learning Questions for the thematic strategy and contribute to the thematic strategy's results framework; maintain inclusive accessible and participatory protocols across MEL work for people with disabilities

    Learning, Adaptation and Evidence – Develop research protocols that meet the ethical protocols for each country; lead on reporting of baseline, annual and endline data, notably inclusive data; collaborate and coordinate with Evidence and Research Advisors; disseminate key learning and best practice across all stakeholders to support a culture of learning about the programme; and champion adaptive learning among project teams and partners.

    Developing and Improving – Strengthen MEL skills and knowledge at partner level; utilise resources especially communities we serve to bolster continuous learning of MEL for economic empowerment; ensure sufficient MEL capacity at project level to meet high standards in line with the principles of inclusion; create a repository of economic empowerment MEL resource tools and data; alongside colleagues support enhanced evolving MEL approaches regarding inclusive data, disability data

    Monitoring and Reporting – Contribute to results framework and narrative reporting

    Knowledge, skills and experience for MEL Manager, Economic Empowerment


    • Master’s degree within international development, disability studies, economics or relevant field
    • Excellent knowledge base within international development/not for profit sector, specifically economic empowerment
    • Previous experience working with inclusive data, disability data
    • Working knowledge and experience of participatory planning, evaluating and monitoring approaches
    • Understanding and knowledge of adaptive management and corresponding MEL approaches
    • Demonstrable experience in producing first class research, evaluation and baseline reports
    • Understanding and knowledge of MEL tools and indicators for economic empowerment.
    • Excellent communication written and oral
    • Creative problem solver
    • Proven track record working in a similar role for a multi-country programme
    • Available to travel up to 8 weeks annually
    • Fluent English, written and spoken

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