Evaluation and Research Unit Manager

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 18 June 2019

Job Description

The role
The Pacific Women Support Unit is seeking a dynamic Evaluation and Research Manager to join our team in Suva, Fiji. The Unit Manager will provide strategic leadership and management of the program’s monitoring and evaluation system and research strategy, with a focus on program results and impact.

This role also involves:
  • Management of a small team in Suva, while working closely with a advisers and partners across 12 countries.
  • Oversight of the Pacific Women Research Strategy, including the development and management of research consultancies.
  • Ensuring monitoring and evaluation systems and reporting capture stories of change and impact.
  • Lead knowledge sharing across program activities and with partners. Ensure an integrated approach and systematised learning and sharing process.
  • Implement of an adaptive management approach to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Research Unit.

Please follow this link to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria: https://www.cardno.com/media/4561/evaluationresearch-manager-tor_final.pdf

About you
You are a team player and have experience in the management of small teams. You are energised by complexity and have a depth of evaluation, research and development technical experience to draw from. You will also have:

  • Advanced tertiary qualification in evaluation, social sciences, development or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing M&E systems in a variety of international development settings/sectors.
  • Experience in capturing the impact of large and complex development programs.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with a variety of research methodologies and knowledge of gender research in the Pacific region.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting writing skills, including ability to write to DFAT specifications.

Why join the Pacific Women Support Unit?
The Pacific Women Support Unit is a committed team that is dedicated to gender equality and making a meaningful contribution to the communities and countries in which we work. We strive for excellence, thrive on challenges and have fun along the way.

By joining the Pacific Women Support Unit, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

This position will be remunerated equivalent to Discipline C, Level 2-3, as per DFAT’s Aid Adviser Remuneration Framework (https://bit.ly/2pWN5TW). Remuneration will be offered at a level commensurate with the successful candidates’ experience relevant to the role.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Cardno team. Please visit the Cardno job ad and click ‘apply’ to submit an application by 11:59pm, Sunday 14 July 2019. Please include the reference number “CID/EG/PWSPD/ERUM” on your application.

Applications must include:
  • Your current CV; and
  • A cover letter directly addressing the essential selection criteria.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be assessed by the selection panel.

About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

For any questions about this role, please contact recruitment@pacificwomen.org.fj quoting “CID/EG/PWSPD/ERUM - query” in the email subject line.

Cardno is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer. Any offer of employment will require criminal record clearance.

About the Organization

Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.

More information

EvaluationResearch Manager TOR_FINAL.pdf

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