DOT is seeking a skilled, creative individual to fill the crucial role of Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. The Senior Officer will support DOT’s in-country programs by creating evaluation metrics and analyzing project data. The Senior Officer will also be responsible for creating research reports to provide our partners with assessments of our programs’ impact. Located in Ottawa, the Senior Officer will engage directly with Operation, and Country teams and various HQ departments to develop M&E best practices and assessment tools.
As an ideal candidate, you have experience analyzing large and varied data sets in the not-for-profit sector. You are able to effectively organize research projects and synthesize data to insightful reports. You prioritize supporting team members and are comfortable working in a dynamic environment.
- Research and implement social impact assessment methods, indicators and data collection strategies including learning-driven assessment;
- Collaborate with Country and Operations teams to establish common practices, tools and reports;
- Design program assessments including experimental design, quasi-experimental design, observational design, and simulations;
- Implement data-collection methods including interviews, focus groups, participant surveys, direct observations, collection of implementation data, collection of administrative data, collection of external data;
- Implement data analysis and interpretation methods including descriptive and/or inferential statistics, and econometric analyses;
- Coordinate and produce impact reports to meet grant and investment obligations;
- Collaborate to produce materials that communicate our impact assessment approach and results.
- Master’s degree in the Social Science such as Sociology, Public Policy, Political Science or a related field. Candidates with an undergraduate degree and equivalent work experience will also be considered;
- 3+ years of experience in the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) field;
- Strong knowledge and experience in quantitative data analysis, including experience using statistical tools such as Excel, SPSS, Stata or R;
- Strong knowledge and experience in qualitative data analysis, including experience in narrative coding and thematic analysis or other relevant methodologies;
- Experience with survey design and/or the use of mobile data collection tools such as Kobo Toolbox;
- Experience with tools to aggregate data and automate data analysis;
- Advanced knowledge of M&E best practices, including experience utilizing Results Based Management and designing Performance Management Frameworks;
- Experience producing research and evaluation reports using data visualization to highlight the report findings;
- High degree of digital literacy with strong competencies in Microsoft Office suite;
- Experience with quantitative data collection methods (surveys) and qualitative data collection methods (FGDs, interviews);
- Must be comfortable with occasional international travel.
- Experience working in a sector related to youth empowerment, youth leadership and social innovation or entrepreneurship;
- Knowledge of participatory research methods;
- Prior experience providing M&E training;
- Experience in one or more DOT’s countries of operation (Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda);
- English essential; French desirable.
What DOT Offers:
- Salary: $55,000 to $65,000, commensurate with experience;
- Competitive benefits package;
- Opportunities for professional growth and development;
- Opportunity to work with a dynamic International team committed to youth and systems change.
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In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter in your application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
DOT is an equal opportunity employer and accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.