Data and M&E/L Coordinator

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States | Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Apply by 31 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 19 June 2018

Job Description

The applicant must reside in the U.S. You may not work remotely for this position, and it is located in fort Lauderdale, FL.

The Reporting and M&E/L Coordinator is responsible for data-related aspects of grant writing/reporting for internal and external use of grant-funded and other projects. The position will handle final reporting (written), ongoing data management, general documentation, tracking and some formal presentation of data to groups. S/he will handle liaise with IPOs and GIK staff in the monitoring and evaluation of key projects, in order to tabulate and report on program specific initiatives. Reporting to the International Grants Director, the Reporting & Data Specialist will be highly organized, with a solid knowledge of data collection and interpretation for evaluation of program outcomes and impact. S/he must have strong writing skills, some document design ability, with attention to detail and experience working with both qualitative and quantitative data. S/he must have the ability to multi-task, to communicate professionally in English to external and internal stakeholders, and to understand multiple programmatic sector areas. S/he must be computer literate, with a strong background in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. The candidate should be comfortable working with databases and have a good understanding of the nonprofit as well as the international relief and development fields.

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Grants and Projects and GIK units to write the M&E sections of grant applications. This will require working hand in hand with oversees Partners.
  • Work closely with the Grants and Programs Projects and GIK units to perform analysis, formatting, and presentation of project and institutional quantitative and qualitative data and narratives for written reports.

  • Design data collection instruments for reporting, including survey tools, partner interviews, relevant questionnaires, reports that tabulate results, and handling training and capacity building of program partners.

  • Provide support to programmatic teams in streamlining processes for project-specific data management and reporting.

  • Proactively identify key programmatic components for further evaluation and analysis.

  • Work in close collaboration with the Projects and GIK teams to perform data analysis, internal and external project reporting to assess progress towards achievement of targets, as well as support results-based decision-making by programmatic teams.

  • Manage and support the use of a database – or data stored in Excel (to be purchased/identified).

  • Analyze and present institutional and project specific achievements and challenges in the form of mid-term or final reporting to internal and external audiences, including collaborating on building presentations to be used during executive and other meetings.

  • Work closely with the Projects and GIK teams to coordinate the evaluation of global, regional, initiatives and capture and disseminate best practices emerging from these projects.

  • Support the inclusion of data analysis, evaluation reports and documented best practices for internal reference

About the Organization

Cross International and its sister organization Cross Catholic Outreach is a 501(c) 3 international relief and development organization headquartered in South Florida that provides food, shelter, medical care, and water for the global poor. CCO also provides education, care for orphans, and emergency relief to this population. We work alongside existing churches, cost-effectively helping the poor while advancing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Cross focuses on long-term partnerships and solutions with its aid partners on the ground, continually striving for strong program impact and outcomes.

Headquartered in South Florida, Cross currently has programs in over 40 countries, with some 253 projects. The organization has distributed over $1 billion in aid since opening its doors in 2001. Dedicated, earnest, and showing great concern for those they assist, CCO is #44 on the Chronicle of Philanthrolpy 400, and is highly rated with the Better business Bureau, International Catholic Stewardship Council, the National Catholic Development Conference, and is also a member of the Catholic Press Association (CPA).

A relatively young organization, Cross brings together a unique network of organizations, and other businesses, to carry out its work. The organization is ecumenical, and has directly impacted the lives of the suffering, addressing serious needs worldwide through financial resources, technical assistance, and distribution of humanitarian commodities, or goods in kind.

Cross focuses on long-term engagement and community empowerment—not just handouts. We work with and through the community, partnering with other organizations whose staff are embedded in the communities they serve. Over the long term, we help our beneficiaries become architects of their own better, brighter futures. We help bring the charity of Christ to life for program beneficiaries, working steadfastly to increase the self-sufficiency of those less fortunate whom we serve.

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