Monitoring and Evaluation Lead

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 19 April 2021
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Remote position
  • Closing on 19 May 2021
  • Current
  • Annual gross 36,000 - 40,000 Pound Sterling

Job Description

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Research design
  • Lead primary data collection
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Contribute to writing research reports on topics including conflict, gender, environmental peacebuilding, disability inclusion and youth
  • Engage with, and adapt, new research practices and approaches, and participatory research tools and methods applied in humanitarian and development research
  • Support identification of tenders and development of proposals
  • Help to build Bodhi’s network and disseminate research findings
  • Write topical commentaries and blog posts on various development and humanitarian issues, as well as on monitoring and evaluation practices in the sector
  • Build positive working relationships with external stakeholders, including potential partner organisations, senior members of academic institutions, and local CSOs, where necessary
Person Specification

*Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Qualifications and experience

  • PhD or Masters degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, or a related discipline
  • Thematic interest and experience in conflict, climate change, food security, governance, economic development, disability inclusion, and/or youth and gender
  • At least 7 years’ experience working in M&E for an international organisation or NGO
  • Proven experience of managing M&E projects, preferably in fragile and conflict affected settings
  • Experience in data collection through technology (e.g. KoBo Toolbox)
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis software e.g. NVivo and SPSS
  • Fluency in English, fluency in French and/or Arabic desirable
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, and to occasionally work irregular hours to meet tight deadlines

Core competencies

  • Research skills: Advanced analytical and conceptual ability, ability to distil information for relevance and context, excellent report writing skills and ability to write in a lucid accessible style
  • Attention to detail: A commitment to high quality deliverables and reports, meticulous in approach to research and report writing.
  • Initiative and flexibility: Must be able to work independently, show initiative towards completing goals and objectives, but also have the flexibility to adapt and answer to different demands necessary to fulfil assigned tasks
  • Teamwork: Openness to ideas and input from others on the team, ability to work collaboratively, have strong listening and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation: Must have a systematic approach to work, with the ability to multitask and manage time efficiently, meeting deadlines under pressure
  • Integrity: Must have a strong sense of research and professional ethics, be conscientious in approach to work and be committed to Bodhi’s research standards
  • Communication: Ability to communicate (verbal and written) confidently in English and to adapt to different audiences and cultural contexts

How to apply:

Please send:

  • a covering letter,
  • a copy of your CV
  • two examples of evaluations undertaken by you, or for which you were the lead researcher
  • three professional references


About the Organization

Bodhi Global Analysis is an international development research consultancy firm. At Bodhi we are committed to producing high-quality research, through academic rigour and objective analysis. We enable international development stakeholders to develop responsive interventions and effective outcomes through evidence-based recommendations.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our research, professionalism and integrity.

Working with Bodhi, you will:

  • Have plenty of opportunity to build diverse experience and develop a broad range of skills
  • Have the opportunity to develop new approaches and flexibility to pursue your own research interests
  • Work with a diverse range of international clients
  • Be able to improve your foreign language skills, or learn a new one
  • Have the flexibility to schedule and manage your work as tailored to your needs

Further information about Bodhi Global Analysis can be found at

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