Compassion International

  • Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist III

    Job ID
    2018-17793
    Location Name
    Open
    Category
    Child Program
  • Overview

    Provides in-depth monitoring and evaluation expertise to partnership and program data to conduct analysis, identify trends, formulate reports, and make recommendations based on findings. Provides highly competent expertise in measurement and analysis of program strategies and outputs as well as baseline/needs assessments. Supports the local program design, performing independently or participating as a team member for major or complex issues.

    Essential Job Functions

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
    • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
    • Supports overall holistic child development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in using high quality data to measure program inputs, outputs, outcomes. Aids partnership facilitators, program support team and church partners by providing coaching and knowledge within monitoring and evaluation. Growing depth and breadth of knowledge in field of expertise educates others regarding industry standards, national policies and best practices.
    • Develops tools and instruments for use throughout the monitoring function that enable the partners and the program team to conduct empirical assessment through baseline surveys at the onset of partnerships and use the similar instruments to keep track of progress through generation of monitoring and evaluation reports, analyzes high quality baseline/needs assessment data to inform program design.
    • Serves as a subject matter expert regarding partner compliance and adherence to standards, procedures, and policies related to program quality. Collaborates with partnership facilitators, program support team, and leaders to provide insight and expertise regarding intervention milestones realization, financial report status, child development milestone monitoring, partner maturity progress and such other programmatic aspects that would lead to the realization of partnership outcomes.
    • Monitors partnership dashboards to track critical program dimensions and performance and enables the National Office to see meaningful improvements or decline in performance. Conducts complex analysis and interpretation of dashboard metrics movement and makes recommendations to the partnership facilitator, program support, and leadership as needed.
    • Is responsible for budgeting and planning for baseline surveys and other monitoring and evaluation activities in the National office and/or assigned region.
    • May coach and provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the monitoring and evaluation discipline.

    Qualifications

    Faith

    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.



    Culture

    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.


    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field.


    Work Experience

    • Seven years' experience working in this or similar position or field.


    Licenses and Certifications

    • Certification in profession from nationally or internationally recognized organization, or similar credential.


    *** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***



    Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

    Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

    Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule



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