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Director Research, Monitoring & Evaluation

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Education
  • University degree in Social Science, Economics, Development Studies or relevant discipline from a recognized reputable university
  • Postgraduate qualification in social sciences, health systems management, monitoring & evaluation or other relevant qualification is highly desirable.
More Details on Experience
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in leading monitoring and evaluation systems in the NGO sector.
  • Extensive experience in quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Evidence for managing large studies in the NGO sector.
  • Previous experience supporting R, M&E activities, and adequate understanding of RH indicators.
  • Adequate knowledge of Statistical software (SPSS/SAS/STATA and qualitative software (N-vivo/ Nudist, Atlas TI, etc)
More Details on Skills
  • Team management skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Highly adaptive and able to work with partners and lead RM&E activities for programs implemented in consortia.
  • Successfully published research work as a principal or co-investigator desirable

Responsibilities

Key duties and responsibilities
  • Oversight of all data collection, compilation, and analysis for use by operations, marketing, and new business development.
  • Develop strategic research priorities for all SHOFCO programs with specific program departments.
  • Conduct relevant and timely research that furthers the strategic effectiveness of SHOFCO’s operations.
  • Develop and lead an empowered and motivated RM&E team.

Oversight of all data collection, compilation, and analysis for use by operations, programs, and new business development
Activities include:
  • Develop and improve data collection tools that will enable regular collection, storage, and interpretation of data needed by field teams, marketing, and advancement teams.
  • Assess and improve analysis of Shofco’s data and present and discuss with operational teams
  • Support introduction, testing, and training of program staff on the use and maintenance and development of these tools.
  • Develop and encourage innovation in data collection including feedback mechanisms amongst program teams to address internal and external stakeholders’ information needs.
  • Pursue options for streamlining and efficiencies through different technologies as appropriate.
  • Track SHOFCO’s global indicators to feed into RM activities.
  • Respond to data collection needs when funding opportunities arise.
Develop strategic research priorities for all SHOFCO programs with specific program and marketing departments
Activities include:
  • Supporting all programme leaders in planning effectively for their RM&Eneeds.
  • Identifying pertinent areas of research that would significantly increase the knowledge base on which SHOFCO’s work should rest.
  • Develop with team clear plans for all RM&E work supporting SHOFCO’s work to developed during annual strategic planning.
  • Deliver against evaluation needs as required by grant contracts.
  • Provide training when appropriate to directors and other staff on info needs analysis and methodologies for collection.
Conduct relevant and timely research that furthers the strategic effectiveness of SHOFCO’s operations
Activities include:
  • Lead procurement of additional help (research agencies, consultants, enumerators, etc.) in a timely way as required.
  • Ensure all work by own team and external consultants meet SHOFCO standards for effective and ethically sound.
  • Collaborate with regional and global research work as it furthers meeting SHOFCO’s objectives.
Lead an empowered and motivated RM&E team
Activities include:
  • Day to day supervision of the team to ensure that team plans are delivered on time.
  • Management of performance and support to personal development.
  • Strong team development internally and in relation to Program Strategy team and Program teams more widely.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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