The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) is an independent not-for-profit organization that works with media and civil society to promote positive change in conflict zones, closed societies and countries in transition around the world.
We are seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist to lead the development and implementation of a MEAL strategy in IWPR’s Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
The role, which can be located in Mexico City or undertaken remotely, will enable IWPR’s LAC Office to continuously improve its planning, program delivery, and development of staff, partners and program beneficiaries. The MEAL Specialist will report to the Regional Director for LAC and is subject to final funding approval by the donor.
The LAC MEAL Specialist will be responsible for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning and reporting throughout IWPR’s projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MEAL Specialist will support all project staff to collect data throughout the project to monitor the quality of outputs and to evaluate outcomes, while integrating new MEL techniques and approaches to best capture, analyse and share results in a simple and effective manner for timely decision making and learning for staff, partners and key stakeholders.
The MEAL Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of the MSC (Most Significant Change) methodologies and developing impact reports for key project stakeholders (beneficiaries, partners, IWPR, DRL etc.) supporting cross-program learning and demonstrating changes achieved and lessons learned. He/She/They will develop programme & project specific indicators that capture both successful implementation and impact, help develop theories of change for the project and support in the documentation of methodologies, highlighting what works and where improvements are needed to ensure continued learning and encourage innovation and experimentation of new ideas based on evidence.
The specialist will also work in coordination with MEAL staff across the institution to develop a set of standard and common indicators to encourage institutional learning and sharing across regions and departments.
The MEAL specialist will lead trainings for project staff, partner organizations and beneficiaries on MEAL methodologies and will support the integration of new ways of measuring qualitative and quantitative impact. He/She/They will facilitate project planning sessions with staff and other stakeholders to develop logic models, portfolio or project specific theory(ies) of change, and program ideas for the development of funding proposals, and will be responsible for the development of indicators for those programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Skills and Abilities
Commensurate with experience. Salary Range $2,500-$3,500 per month.
Mexico City or remote working (working within the core business hours of 09:00 to 17:00 CST.
To apply: Please attach your latest CV, a cover letter, at least two professional references (including at least one recent direct supervisor) and your salary expectations.
IWPR is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds who can help continue to evolve our culture and contribute to an inclusive environment.
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The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) is an independent not-for-profit organization that works with media and civil society to promote positive change in conflict zones, closed societies and countries in transition around the…