Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, East Asia

British Council, East Asia
Bangkok, Thailand
Apply by 12 August 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 July 2018

Job Description

You will work with the Regional Evaluation Advisor (REA), Strategic Business Unit (SBU) leads, programme and contract Senior Responsible Officers (SRO) to develop monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, embedded within the wider Applied Project Management and other business management processes.

Major Role Accountabilities:

  • Be the operational lead and coordination point for programme monitoring data across the region, and the focal point for UK monitoring-related activity, that conforms to the organization’s Results and Evidence Framework (REF).
  • To work closely with SBU leads to ensure that monitoring data is embedded within business management practices, meets stakeholder needs, and informs our understanding of operational performance.
  • Contribute to the design of monitoring and evaluation approaches for large-scale programmes in the region.
  • Support SBUs to develop terms of reference for suppliers of evaluation services that meet SBU needs and support the production of high quality evaluation evidence, aligned with Level 3 of the REF.
  • Provide leadership for a East Asia community of practice across SBUs, acting as a support and information sharing platform for staff with a substantial monitoring and evaluation role.
What you need:
  • Degree in Social Sciences or Statistics
  • Minimum four years work experience in a development organisation with experience in leading monitoring and evaluation activities and promoting the use of monitoring and evaluation data.
  • Experience of building monitoring and evaluation capacity within a diverse international organisation

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Recruitment team (EA.Recruitment@britishcouncil.org.sg) based in Singapore.

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About the Organization

British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

British Council in East Asia region

East Asia, with a population of around two billion people, is one of the most diverse and dynamic parts of the world, and is characterized by continuing economic growth. There is a strong demand for recognised education and English language skills, and an interest in many countries in exploring how creative, open and transparent societies can lead to greater prosperity.

We have operations in high-growth developing economies of China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Burma, and the major developed economies of Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. Our annual turnover across these 14 markets is more than £321 million and our employee population is approximately 2600. We have 18 country offices, each headed up by a Country Director, and supported by shared functions for human resources, finance and marketing which support all businesses.

More information

Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager RP.pdf