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The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is excited to announce our search for three program evaluators--one to support evaluation of CVT’s service provision within the United States, one to support evaluation of CVT’s service provision in humanitarian settings outside of the U.S., and one to support evaluation of CVT’s global capacity development programming with community-based MHPSS (mental health and psychosocial support) organizations.

 

CVT seeks to end torture and to support survivors of torture. In particular, CVT provides MHPSS services and supports partners providing MHPSS services to help address the needs of survivors.

 

Program evaluators work with clinical and capacity building colleagues on the design, development, and implementation of program evaluation and learning initiatives relating to the effectiveness and impact of CVT’s work. These positions are responsible for conducting high quality evaluation, using knowledge gained to refine program design, and disseminating results to advance knowledge in the field.

 

The ideal candidate for the service provision within the United States position will have evaluation or applied research experience with culturally diverse populations in the United States. This position is open to people who are citizens of and reside in the United States.

 

The ideal candidate for the service provision in humanitarian settings position will have experience with the challenges and opportunities of evaluation and applied research in humanitarian settings outside the U.S., and will be comfortable working in these settings. This position is open to people who are citizens of and reside in the United States.

 

The ideal candidate for the capacity development with community-based organizations position will have experience with the challenges and opportunities of evaluating capacity development projects, including those aimed at staff / providers, organizations, and/or systems; and including projects delivered in-person and online. This position is open to people who are citizens of and reside in the United States.

 

All three positions report to the Director of Evaluation and Research.

 

Remote status: 100%

Number of Positions: 3

Core business hours: Employees must be available for meetings between 7:30 am and 12:00 pm U.S. Central Time

Hiring range: $65,000 - $81,000 per year, depending on qualifications

           

Organization:

The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Program Monitoring and Evaluation: Lead the ongoing internal monitoring and evaluation of assigned projects, including: the development of monitoring and evaluation plans; creation and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems; collection, management and analysis of data; maintenance of and/or adherence to systems for data quality, data protection, and ethical standards.

 

Learning: Respond to queries from project teams and other stakeholders; implement regular learning activities for project teams and partners; and, advise program staff and leaders on the implications of MEL findings for program planning and adaptation. Contribute to the development of funding proposals to support ongoing and new programming

 

Technical Advising: Provide technical support and coaching on monitoring and evaluation principles and methods, including tool creation, data collection, data entry, data analysis and interpretation to MEL staff.

 

Reporting: Contribute to the preparation of regular reports to internal and external audiences. Internal audiences include program teams, management, and implementing partner organizations. External audiences include CVT’s funding partners and other stakeholders.

 

Other duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings, and support the Director of Evaluation and Research in building a departmental and organization culture of inclusion and belonging.

 

Qualifications:

Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Post graduate degree (e.g., MS) in a social science or a related field, with an emphasis on rigorous evaluation and research methods;
  • Professional experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning related to health services delivery, international development, capacity development, or humanitarian projects:
  • At least 2 years of experience (evaluator positions for US based and humanitarian service provision settings)
  • At least 5 years of experience (evaluator position for capacity development);
  • Experience working in intercultural settings;
  • Demonstrated experience engaging teams of people with diverse backgrounds in internal learning activities;
  • Demonstrated experience with a range of research and evaluation methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection and analysis;
  • Demonstrated experience developing data collection tools and processes; and,
  • Demonstrated experience developing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems.

 

Preferred

  • Five years of applied evaluation experience;
  • Demonstrated experience integrating racial, gender and social inclusion principles into MEL;
  • Demonstrated experience writing or collaborating on proposals, grants and reports to funding entities;
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation of evaluation and research findings for use in applied settings.

 

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Fluency in Spanish, French, Kiswahili, Kurdish, Tigrigna, Luo, Nuer, or Arabic would be an advantage;
  • Ability to develop dissemination products for monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) results in various forms (e.g., reports, presentations, action learning teams, rapid feedbacking sessions) for audiences with varying levels of familiarity with MEL concepts;
  • Ability to conduct bivariate statistical analyses and to write reproducible syntax in this regard (evaluators for US based and humanitarian service provision settings only).
  • Ability to independently produce technical reports for program teams and donors;
  • Ability to work in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management;
  • Ability to cope with multiple demands, manage priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to engage substantively in team processes, including peer review;
  • Ability to give, receive, and utilize substantive feedback about technical products; and
  • Ability to travel internationally, including to locations that may be remote and lacking in amenities (evaluators for humanitarian service provision and capacity development only).

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: No administrative supervision responsibilities

 

Work Environment (subject to change):

•   CVT has a COVID-19 vaccination mandate in place for US-based employees

•   Typical office environment

•   Time spent on the computer is approximately 90%

•   Time spent in virtual meetings is approximately 50%

 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, of up to 5 pounds.

 

Travel: The program evaluator positions for humanitarian service provision and capacity development evaluation require travel to international locations that may be remote and lacking in amenities. For the evaluation of humanitarian service provision position, travel could be up to 35% of time. For the evaluation of capacity development position, travel is negotiable, but could be as much as 15% of time. For the service provision within the United States position travel would be within the United States and as much as 10% of time.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and physical demands  

 

Responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as necessitated by organization needs

 

To Apply:  Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations by May 6, 2022 to http://cvt.simplicant.com/Please indicate in your cover letter which of the three positions you most prefer and how your background aligns with that position’s focus and scope of work.

 

CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position.

The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) is excited to announce our search for three program evaluators--one to support evaluation of CVT’s service provision within the United States, one to support evaluation of CVT’s service provision in…

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  • Prazo para Inscrições
    6 de maio de 2022

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