We have a great opportunity for a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to join World Vision Australia’s (WVA’s) high performing field programming team. You will support WVA’s ANCP portfolio; leading a robust and engaging Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning framework (MELF) to meet DFAT requirements and strategic goals of WVA. To achieve this, you will work with the ANCP Manager and over 30 colleagues across WVA to support the delivery annually a ~A$30m ANCP grant portfolio that currently includes over 30 grant projects across ~20 countries. It is WVA’s highest profile and most strategic grant.
You will lead on coordinating an annual cycle of research and analysis; shifting the focus of project-level design, monitoring and evaluation (DME) beyond compliance to utilisation; from outputs to outcomes. Your role will have a strong focus on external networks, including proactive engagement with DFAT and the broader development sector to promote programme and sector level learnings. Contributing to the quality of this evidence, you will work closely with portfolio and technical colleagues to incorporate and track meaningful measures of results, under a gender and inclusion-sensitive framework.
Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support our mission of empowering Australians to create meaningful change for the world’s most vulnerable children and adults.
In addition to this you will be:
- Define and document ANCP strategic outcomes as a program, in line with the organisation’s global impact framework, strategic objectives and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Strengthen engagement and collaboration with DFAT as a partner and donor.
- Identify and promote WVA organisational significance of ANCP, for supporters, relationships and impact.
- Explain ANCP objectives and results against them.
- Strengthen our M&E practices to encourage quality and utilisation of ANCP data, in line with ANCP priorities for working with the most vulnerable (women and girls, people with disability, children).
Who we’re looking for
A good communicator of impact with strong technical skills in design, monitoring, evaluation and reporting. This is in addition to sound stakeholder management skills with the ability to engage, influence and collaborate across all levels of the organisation and within the sector.
Your skills and experience will include:
- Strong understanding of the international development context and key issues, including Australian market needs around evidence and impact.
- Master’s degree in a relevant discipline – International Development, Evaluation, Research or other relevant technical field within WVA’s priority sectors.
- Experience working across a number of sectors including economic development, livelihoods, agriculture, health & nutrition, fragility.
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in design, monitoring and evaluation (DM&E) and research.
- Experience in quantitative and qualitative methodologies for field-based data collection including ethical considerations and utilisation principles.
- Experience in commissioning and conducting meta-analyses or other statistical analysis or systematic reviews strongly preferred.
- Experience in DFAT reporting, contractual and financial requirements an advantage.
- Strong experience in report writing and presenting.
Working for World Vision means you are making the world better
It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward.
The selection process
For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.
We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.
Who we are
World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.
We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.
For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us
World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan