Job vacancy: Salisbury based educational charity seeks Monitoring and Evaluation Co-ordinator

EdUKaid, a Salisbury, Wiltshire based charity providing vital educational services and resources in the Mtwara region of Tanzania, is currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Co-0rdinator. Please forward details to anyone on your contact list that may be interested in applying. The advertisement reads:

“If you are passionate about education and looking for an opportunity to shape a growing organisation then we would like to hear from you.

Monitoring and Evaluation Co-ordinator, EdUKaid

Post Details

o Salary £23,000 – £27,000 pa pro rata depending on experience
o This post is for up to 25 hours per week – hours are flexible.
o Home working will be considered with regular office time required.
o This is initially a 1 year contract with the potential to extend.

The Role

EdUKaid looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our small UK based team.

Working closely with our UK based Programme Director and Tanzanian operational team, you will create and implement a monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) system that will enable the charity to collect reliable data, track beneficiary progress and accurately evidence the impact of our interventions. You will have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania 2 or 3 times across the year.

Key Responsibilities

o Develop and implement a MEL system and tools that facilitate programmatic and organisational learning, encourage adaptive management and promote a culture of continuous improvement.
o Actively involve beneficiaries in the monitoring and evaluation of projects as they are best placed to judge the difference our interventions achieve improving the quality and reliability of our evidence.
o Build the capacity of our in-country team so that they can take responsibility for the management and ongoing development of the MEL system long-term.
o Deliver training to ensure that all staff, volunteers, trustees and stakeholders have the appropriate knowledge, skills and tools to use the MEL system.
o Support the charity to demonstrate and measure social return on investment..
o Contribute towards the development of digital marketing methods and tools to communicate our impact and share our learning.
o Produce impact assessments and evaluation reports suitable for a wide range of stakeholders.
Support the UK Programme Director with general programme development and coordination.
o Deputise for the UK Programme Director when required.

This job description is not exhaustive, we are a small team so you must be willing to adapt to the changing needs of the organisation.

Essential Skills and Experience

o Monitoring, evaluation and learning experience in the UK charitable or international development context.
o Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
o Excellent IT skills – including proficient in Microsoft Excel.
o Strong organisational skills with the ability to effectively manage a diverse and changing workload.
o Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
o Confident in traveling oversea independently.
o Self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic approach to work.
o Proactive with a problem solving approach.

Desirable Skills and Experience

o Working within an International Development or humanitarian sector in a paid or volunteer capacity (preferably with overseas experience).
o Training and capacity building across different cultures.
o Using social media platforms for marketing purposes.
o Confident in public speaking and networking.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK – evidence will be requested at interview.
Any job offer will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply: email your CV and a covering letter to outlining why you are the right candidate for this role by 12pm on Monday 2nd September 2019.

For more information: contact Teresa Wells at or call 07592 510 784.

Find out more about EdUKaid’s work HERE.”