Monitoring & Evaluation Associate

The Mission: 
The vision of International Justice Mission (“IJM”) is to protect poor people from violent forces of injustice by working collaboratively with the government to secure their rescue and restoration.
The Need: 
International Justice Mission (IJM) is seeking a qualified and energetic professional to help ensure that all IJM programs have high-quality monitoring in order to produce evidence of performance and impact. The purpose of this position is to oversee and ensure the collection of quality M&E data. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide programmatic support and technical assistance to ensure program quality. Key functions of this position will include monitoring and evaluation, learning, program implementation, and representation.This position is based in Bangalore, India, with periodic travel within India and reports to the Director of Bangalore Operations.
Job Location: 
Bangalore
Responsibilities: 

Data Management and Systems Management (50%)

  • Serves as the point person for data collection, reporting and analysis efforts for strategic use of data to drive quality program implementation
  • Design and implement work processes and systems to promote work flow and track the collection, review, and use of data for all departments
  • Lead on generating and dissemination of data summaries/aggregation (organisational dashboard, etc.) for monthly and quarterly reporting to the Field Office Director and IJM HQ
  • Implement regular data quality audits of program monitoring data and work with teams to correct data errors

 
Embed High-Quality Monitoring into Programs (50%)

  • Provide technical assistance to programs so that they have a plausible plan to show achievement of outcomes and contribution to impact
  • Provide input into the design of new/revision of current programs, especially on baseline assessments, monitoring indicators, and evaluation plans
  • Review draft program proposals/plans for the quality of their monitoring and evaluation methodologies and plans
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary internal evaluation teams, including the development of terms of reference for external evaluators
  • Act as point person for consultants conducting M&E work in-country
  • Participate in the planning for, execution of, and program re-design after external evaluations
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary evaluation groups to develop terms of reference for external evaluators
  • Support review of program plans periodically for the quality of the monitoring, evaluation methodologies and sustainability
  • Support Strong Monitoring Competence among Program Team Members
  • Support program staff on relevant monitoring issues
  • Assemble and disseminate relevant resource materials, templates, and guidance documentation
  • Keep abreast of and adept programs to key developments in the monitoring arena

 

Required Skills and Experience: 
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, economics, international development, statistics evaluation, research, program management or another related field
  • Minimum two years of experience in program monitoring, data management and/or evaluation – including any of:
    • designing, managing, or monitoring a program
    • conducting data quality audits or quality assurance assessments
    • capturing, synthesising, and analysing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Exceptional ability in written and oral communications and presentation skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Experience with statistical software and project management information systems is preferable
Critical Qualities: 
  • Strong organisation skills, with high level attention to detail
  • Effective as a team player
  • Self-starter with strong initiative
  • Strong, developed leadership ability
  • Proactive, creative problem-solver
  • Flexible and productive under pressure
Apply To: 
bangalorerecruiting@ijm.org
Note: 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.