Manager – Results and Learning At DAI Global


Job Title: Manager – Results and Learning
Role Location: Jigawa
Reports to: MEL Manager and Output 4 Lead
Programme: PLANE – PARTNERSHIP FOR LEARNING FOR ALL IN NIGERIAN

Duration: 6 years

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Results & Learning Manager (Jigawa) will manage the State team and will work closely with the technical focus of Output 4 to help define and set indicators, and lead on data collection and analysis. H/She will provide strategic leadership for state MEL activities, and specific targeted support for other states of interest. This role will also be responsible for the traditional programmatic M&E functions – the designing of logframes, and the tracking and reporting that is typically entailed in Jigawa. It will require quality assurance and the aggregation of data and information from the state team. Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Delivering support for MEL, knowledge management and learning within the state;

• Lead on development and/or refinement of the MEL framework and plan in the state, including theory of change, log frame – indicators, milestones and targets – monitoring plan and data sources;

• Monitor on an ongoing basis programme performance and results; providing regular updates to programme senior management including information on areas where the programme is underperforming;

• Leading on high quality data collection, collation and analysis; Produce reports for FCDO, and other partners when required

• Build the capacity of MEL and Programme staff and partners to ensure high quality data on programme progress for external and internal reporting and learning within the State;

• Contribute to quarterly reporting on the progress and performance of the programme;

• Ensuring knowledge generated is shared and lessons learnt institutionalised, in conjunction with the programme’s

Communications Team;

• Contribute to engagement with stakeholders, FCO, as appropriate.

• Follow project management practices that are in compliance with DAI and FCO contractual rules and regulations, with the support of the Operations and Finance Team.

• Provide leadership in order to motivate the MEL Jigawa team to deliver a successful programme.

• Ensure quality of the programme delivery through mentoring the MEL team and providing feedback on their performance as well as areas for improvement.

ROLE SPECIFICATION

• 6 – 8 years’ experience in planning, designing and implementing robust M&E and Knowledge Management systems

and strategies, preferably within the education sector.

• A minimum of a university degree

• Extensive experience with qualitative and quantitative methods, including design, analysis and interpretation of results, applied to development programmes

• Experience in developing practical guidance and tools for effective programme monitoring and reporting

• Previous experience designing and implementing knowledge management systems to identify, analyse, document and disseminate lessons learned

• Experience of managing and implementing M&E strategies for FCO-funded programmes, particularly providing consulting services to public and private sector clients, including providing technical assistance, institutional and capacity building support

• Experience working in Nigeria specifically in Northern Nigeria

• Previous experience of conducting and commissioning research

• Strong facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should send their CV to [email protected] by the 11th of November 2021Please state the role and location in the subject of your email. Applications from women, people with disabilities and young people who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

DAI will only contact candidates that are successful at this pre-qualification stage. More information about DAI can be found on the DAI website: www.dai.com

How to apply

Qualified candidates should send their CV to [email protected] by the 11th of November 2021Please state the role and location in the subject of your email. Applications from women, people with disabilities and young people who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

DAI will only contact candidates that are successful at this pre-qualification stage. More information about DAI

can be found on the DAI website: www.dai.com