Results, Analytics, and Learning Manager (Lima, Peru)

Lima, Peru
Apply by 6 February 2019
Full-time staff position
Posted on 7 January 2019

Job Description

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Department

Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview

The Results, Analytics, and Learning Manager will be responsible for designing and implementing Pact’s results, analytics, and learning platform for a regional portfolio supporting the representation of indigenous peoples in the Amazon. The position is instrumental to ensuring that Pact is delivering on its promise to shareholders, including indigenous communities, project funders, and local and international stakeholders and partners, and using data to continuously learn and adapt.

Key Responsibilities

Monitoring & Analytics Strategy and Leadership (25%)

  • Lead the design and continuous improvement of project monitoring, evaluation, analytics and learning strategy
  • Consult and collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders on an ongoing basis to understand data reporting and analysis requirements
  • Develop tools and systems for data collection, management and analysis
  • Establish and continuously refine the full data pipeline, including data collection, sourcing, analysis, visualization, and reporting, ensuring data quality in line with funder and internal standards
  • Provide technical support on the design of logical frameworks, theories of change, measurement and metrics, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans

Results, Analytics, and Learning (30%)

  • Continuously assess, analyze, and report on Key Performance Indicators
  • Appropriately package analysis for multiple audiences and effectively communicate findings and recommendations to Pact leadership, funders, partners, shareholders, and other stakeholders
  • Design and maintain BI reporting tools and data visualizations
  • Source, clean, and analyze external data and incorporate into internal data sets and analysis
  • Integrate use of innovative technologies, data platforms, and GIS mapping for data collection, management, and reporting
  • Design, coordinate, and implement major baseline, mid-term, end-line evaluations on Pact programming
  • Organize and facilitate learning events with various stakeholders

Product and Service Design, Development, and Support (20%)

  • Source, design, and deliver data and analytical services for indigenous communities and organizations in response to a range of demand-driven data collection, analysis, and reporting technical and capacity development needs
  • Support internal teams by gathering, measuring, analyzing, and applying data-driven insights to refine and improve internal and external products, such as advocacy messaging, project communication tools, and analytical products designed for use by indigenous groups
  • Work with MEL staff to mentor indigenous organizations in monitoring, evaluation and reporting techniques as needed
  • Propose and develop boutique data products and serve as a key member of internal product design teams

Team Supervision and Coordination (25%)

  • Assist in defining staffing, recruitment, and retention strategy in line with overall MEL strategy, and serve as key leader in sourcing and selecting results and data analytics team
  • Supervise, mentor, and grow the capacity of team of monitoring, evaluation, and learning specialists
  • Fill niche requirements with consultant and contractor expertise, providing and / or delegating effective oversight and management to ensure successful outcomes
  • Coordinate on an ongoing basis with internal teams including business operations, communications, and technical team leaders

Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in statistics or social sciences with strong quantitative focus
  • 8+ years of experience of relevant professional experience in research, monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and learning
  • Native or professional proficiency in Spanish, advanced proficiency in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of related technical specialists and growing the capacity of staff and direct reports
  • Strong track record of successful quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research and evaluation design and implementation
  • Exceptional data analysis, visualization and communication skills, with established and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate critical insights to relevant leaders, teams, and stakeholders
  • Experience designing and delivering diverse data products and services using across a variety of platforms
  • Understanding of the human rights context for indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin
  • Experience working with indigenous peoples in Latin America, particularly in the Amazon region
  • Experience in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Guyana, or Suriname. Multi-country and regional experience preferred
  • Prior experience with USAID-funded environmental programs in South America
  • Strong understanding of USAID Data Quality standards
  • Proficiency in multiple business intelligence platforms, statistical software and GIS
  • Functional proficiency in written and spoken Portuguese



Pact provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

About the Organization

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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