Monitoring & Evaluation Leader

Suva, Fiji
Apply by 2 July 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 18 June 2018

Job Description

The Australian Government’s Fiji Program Support Facility announces:

Monitoring & Evaluation Leader

  • Opportunity for an experienced M&E professional to provide strategic guidance and leadership in M&E across a multi-sectoral development facility
  • Initial 12 month, full time contract with the option to extend
  • Based in Suva, Fiji. Some travel within Fiji may be required

The Program

The Australian Government has established the Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) in partnership with the Government of Fiji to implement its education, health and scholarship aid programs in Fiji and its scholarship and education programs in Tuvalu. The Facility also supports the delivery of Australia’s emergency preparedness and response efforts and governance sector support. As with all Australian Government aid, cross cutting priorities of civil society engagement, gender equality, disability inclusiveness, child protection and climate change are integrated across all programs.

The company managing the Facility on behalf of the Australian Government, Coffey, is currently seeking applications for the key position of Monitoring & Evaluation Leader to provide strategic guidance and leadership in the M&E function.

The Position

The Monitoring & Evaluation Leader is responsible for providing strategic oversight and support the implementation of monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting activities across the Facility’s programs. This position sits within the Facility Management Support Unit and works collaboratively with a range of people across the Facility to ensure effective and coherent monitoring and reporting mechanisms are implemented to inform Facility staff, DFAT and external stakeholders about results of sectoral programs and the Facility’s key results areas.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified in evaluation and will demonstrate considerable practical experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and systems for large, complex programs. Particular experience in applying DCED standards will be required. Candidates will need to demonstrate excellent skills in undertaking analysis and preparing outcome-based reports for clients and stakeholders, as well as an ability to facilitate learning from M&E findings and communicate complex concepts effectively. Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of versatility and adaptability are required for this role and the ability to deal with competing stakeholder demands. Previous experience in the Pacific will be well regarded.

This position is classified Category C, Level 4 (long term) under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/adviser-remuneration-framework-2016.pdf for further detail on the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework.

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 497186

For further enquiries please contact us at internationaldevelopment@coffey.com

Applications close 6.00pm (Fiji time) 2 July 2018

This Facility is being administered 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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