VVOB Strategic Education Advisor M&E and Research in Rwanda Jobs

VVOB Strategic Education Advisor M&E and Research in Rwanda Jobs

Purpose of the function

  • As Strategic Education Advisor M&E and Research you contribute to the ambition and values of VVOB in Rwanda by being the key person in M&E and Research.

  • You provide technical and strategic advice and guidance on this domain to VVOB and VVOB’s partners in Rwanda .

  • In this position you report to the Country Programmes Manager.

    You will:

  • As Strategic Education Advisor M&E and Research you will be responsible for developing a clear M&E and research strategy for the country programmes ,strengthening evidence-based practices and support in the formulation, monitoring and evaluation of activities:

  • You support in the construction of correspondent log frames and indicators and instruments for data collection both qualitatively and quantitatively and you assist in and improve the M&E processes.

  • You identify relevant research domains related to the country’s programme and ensure a good execution from start to end internally or through M&E, research, and systematization consultancies.

  • You build and maintain a strong network with research & M&E partners in the development sector in the country and in the geographical region.

  • You support the reporting on existing projects and the formulation of new projects, including proposal writing, from an evidence-based and evidence-generating perspective.

  • You take up a variety of roles in the capacity development process according to the needs, particular situations, and phases of the programme.

  • You contribute to internal and external knowledge development and learning, by systematising lessons learned and sharing pro-actively lessons learned between partners, colleagues and other VVOB country teams and you guide and coach the Rwandan M&E team as the country programme scope grows.

  • If you’re our Strategic Education Advisor, your workweek at the office will include the following highlights:

  • You give a presentation during an online conference on recent research related
    to evidence based decision making.

  • You represent VVOB at external meetings with research and learning partners.

  • You check in with the country programmes manager to give an update on the Theory of Change and results based framework for a new programme we are developing.

  • You organize an internal training for VVOB colleagues on systematization and later that week an external training for partners on the use of digital data eco-systems.

  • You gather and analyze data in the field through surveys, focus group or other methodologies and instruments defined in the monitoring plans to produce high quality data and reporting, in function of the internal learning needs of the programme and donor requirements.

  • In a team meeting with the programme team, you share some interesting research articles on school leadership, as further inspiration for the team.
    Who are you?

  • This is an expat or local position, open to Rwandan and non-Rwandan nationals.

  • Your expertise and experience

  • A Relevant Master’s or doctoral degree;

  • 5 years of experience in programme and/or project management preferably in international development cooperation, in particular on M&E;
    Research experience, preferably in the education sector, and an in-depth understanding of latest international development and research in the education sector;

  • At least 2 years international (working) experience: you obtained your Master degree abroad, and/or you have working experience related to this vacancy abroad;

  • Track record of published research is desirable;

  • At least two years of experience in a position working closely with external stakeholders, preferably with multiple partners;

  • English proficiency: CEFR level C1.

    Matching competences

    VVOB core competences:

  • Cooperation

  • Result & Goal Oriented

  • Lifelong learning and improvement

    Function specific competencies:

  • Creativity

  • Vision building

  • Problem analysis & Judgement

  • Strategic Networking & Partnership building

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; VVOB Strategic Education Advisor M&E and Research in Rwanda Jobs

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