Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Apply by 31 January 2019
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 10 December 2018

Job Description

  • Opportunity to work with the Incentive Fund Phase 4 team
  • Contract role up to June 2021
  • Start date February 2019
  • Port Moresby with travel to the provinces, Papua New Guinea

The Program

The Incentive Fund Phase 4 (IF4) aims to attract, identify and incentivise high performing organisations to expand the reach, coverage and quality of their contribution to service delivery and/or economic development in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Projects previously funded include the redevelopment of markets, schools, health aid posts, clinics and hospitals and the construction of marketplaces and bridges.

IF4 funding may be allocated to support activities in a range of sectors including but not limited to health; education; transport; law and justice; governance and public administration; climate change mitigation, renewable energy, water and sanitation (WASH), agriculture and rural development.

Within these broad parameters, a minimum of:

  1. 50% will be allocated to infrastructure;
  2. 80% will support empowerment of women and girls; and
  3. 20% will support private sector investment.

IF4 commenced in August 2015 and manages Incentive Fund Agreements (IFAs) ranging in value from PGK1.0million to PGK10.0million. Currently IF4 is managing 19 projects across several sectors and provinces.

The current term of the IF4 program runs to June 2021.

The Position

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manger must:

  • Develop and maintain the IF4 Monitoring &Evaluation Framework (MEF) & Performamce Assessment Framework (PAF) consistent with DFAT M&E Standards; and updating the PAF and program logic to reflect learning from M&E
  • Contribute to project grant making and management activities including input into grant assessment processes & preparation of papers for quarterly Operational Management Group (OMG) & Strategic Management Group (SMG) meetings
  • Provide oversight and support to the monitoring of implementation of Incentive Fund Agreements (IFAs) by Partner Organisations working in close collaboration with the IF4 Proposal and Project Management Unit
  • Ensure IF4 evaluation practices are robust and occurring as required with reference to the project portfolio, conducted as required by both Partner Organisations and the IF4 Office
  • As a member of the Senior Management Team, ensure a balanced IF4 activity portfolio reflecting the program’s priorities and raise key issues identified through M&E processes for response
  • Lead the delivery of IF4 project quarterly reporting to DFAT in collaboration with IF4 project managers and other staff-members
  • Co-lead the development and delivery of the program’s 6-Monthly Progress and Annual Reports and Annual Plans
  • Lead on the delivery of the IF4 Completion report in accordance with the prevailing DFAT requirements
  • Provide capacity building and professional development of the IF4 M&E Coordinator and other staff-members as appropriate
  • Work in close collaboration with the Policy, Practice and Engagement Unit to ensure cohesive program implementation and the delivery of high impact public diplomacy assets for DFAT
  • Ensure gender equality and social inclusion requirements and perspectives are integrated into all monitoring and evaluation processes and coordindate key activities with the IF4 GESI team.

The Person

The ideal candidate for this key position will have relevant tertiary qualification or at least five years proven Monitoring and Evaluation Management experience. Developing country experience preferable. You will have proven experience supporting programs with clear gender equality, child protection, disability inclusion development and social inclusion policy, practice and outcomes. To be successful in this role, you will have the proven ability to support management of a large multi-disciplinary team in a complex project management environment.

We seek a self-motivator with an exceptional attention to detail, who can drive a ‘can-do’ team culture with effective interpersonal, leadership and management skills and the ability to assess and work sensitively in a cross cultural multi-stakeholder context. Demonstrated ability to work with the public and private sectors and civil society organisations and demonstrated experience to understand DFAT Monitoring and Evaluation Standards is desired.

The position will require provincial travel to conduct monitoring visits to funded projects.

This position is classified Category C3 under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/adviser-remuneration-framework-2016.pdf for further details.

How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 497554.

Applications close 5.00pm (PNG time) 31 January 2019.

For further enquiries please contact: internationaldevelopment@coffey.com.

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

About the Organization

Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

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