ActionAid International Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator Job in Johannesburg, Nairobi or London

ActionAid International

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

Women’s Right to Sustainable Livelihoods 2 Project

Location: Johannesburg, Nairobi, London

Duration: Fixed Term Contract, until December 2020

AAI Grade C – Competitive Local salary, benefits and terms and conditions of employment will apply

Experienced in designing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, tools and processes in an international development / humanitarian environment you are now looking for a new challenge where your work will make a positive difference.


This Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator position with ActionAid International is just the role you are looking for.

The Women’s Right to Sustainable Livelihoods 2 project is a five year multi-country project funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

The project aims to increase the income of 21,000 women in Ghana, Rwanda, Bangladesh and Pakistan and their ability to control their income, through practicing Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture, accessing markets and reducing, recognising and redistributing Unpaid Care Work.

As MEL Coordinator, your challenge will be to finalise and implement a monitoring, evaluation and learning framework for the project in line with the project’s logframe. 

We will look to you to help colleagues embed MEL systems and processes in their work as well as gather evidence, encourage best practice and share learning to improve effectiveness. 
You will coordinate evaluation activities, data collection and stakeholder reporting. You will also build the capacity of teams by providing technical training, coaching and support.

Educated to degree level you must be experienced in designing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, tools and processes in an international development / humanitarian environment.

You will have provided technical leadership on MEL projects and have excellent project management skills covering analysis, planning, and delivery. 
You will be able to train and have knowledge of different evaluation methodologies as well as a commitment to promoting women’s rights. You must also be able to operate across functions and have excellent communication and negotiation skills.

If you have the skills and passion to make a difference please visit our website for further information: for a detailed job description HERE, benefits in Nairobi HERE, benefits in Johannesburg HERE and benefits in London HERE

Are you the right person for the job?

Please read this carefully before you apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have eligibility to work in South Africa, Kenya or UK and you will need to provide proof of your eligibility to work in these locations. 

We may not be able to consider your application if you do not have the eligibility to work in either one of these locations.

Please address the person specification in your application point by point and in detail as it enables us to identify the skills, knowledge and experience you have to be able to do the job effectively.

Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification, in addition your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description. Thank you for your understanding.

ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity. 

Application Procedures

Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter by no later than 12th March 2016. You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  

Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. REF No: V023

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Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants.  Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

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