Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
Location: East Africa
Closing date for applications: 3rd January 2021
Contract status: Preference for nationals to apply from Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoros or Kenya
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract duration: Permanent contract
Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience
We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities
Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.
Summary job description
Blue Ventures’ approach is grounded in listening and responding to the needs of coastal communities. We have developed an approach that seeks to reimagine the relationship between people and conservation, with each component of the approach designed to benefit and empower communities through practical efforts to protect the ocean.
We are seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead to play a key role in supporting our team, partners and communities in East Africa to use monitoring and evaluation tools that support learning and adaptive management. The Blue Ventures Monitoring and Evaluation team is focused on providing guidance, training and support across key areas of monitoring, and evaluation including; the development of project theories of change, monitoring plans, the selection of monitoring and evaluation methods, data capture tools and data visualisation and interpretation.
The Monitoring & Evaluation Lead will be responsible for engaging teams in the M&E process, working with partnership sites and colleagues to identify capacity needs and develop training plans accordingly. The position will be managed by the Outreach Director, with technical support from the Monitoring & Evaluation team. This role will work closely with the Partner Support Technicians based in Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros and Mozambique, to support them and our partner organisations to strengthen and improve their monitoring & evaluation systems.
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Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website (https://blueventures.org/about/careers/), by 3rd January 2021
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.
All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.