Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (Canadians Only)

Job
from Cuso International
Closing date: 15 Nov 2019

Location Cotonou, Benin

Start date Sep - Nov 2019 (flexible)

Duration of the assignment 6 Months

Language Requirements French, English

Open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada only

Do you have knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, skills in capacity building, a sense of initiative and passionate about fighting social inequalities in Africa? This is a unique opportunity for you!

As a monitoring and evaluation advisor, you will work with the Social Change Observatory, Ministry of Planning and Development to support the team of the Social Change Observatory in Cotonou to develop relevant tools and methodologies. capable of professionally assisting them in measuring the effects and impacts of development policies, strategies, programs and projects and ensuring the quality of impact assessments of Benin's national development policies, in particular those focused on growth, reduction of poverty and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Apply for this offer that matches your profile and make a difference in Benin!

The Volunteer-Cooperant will have to carry out the following activities:

-Provide an assessment of the capacities of the Observatory of Social Change with adapted tools and identify the potential areas of capacity building.

-To strengthen the capacities of the actors of the Observatory of Social Change in the evaluation of public development policies.

-To support the actors of the Observatory of Social Change to develop relevant tools and methodologies for measuring the effects and impacts of policies, strategies, programs and development projects

Essential academic skills:

-University degree in management, monitoring-evaluation, organizational development, or any other relevant field.

Experience / Essential Professional Skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of policies, strategies, programs and development projects;

-Very good experience in organizational analysis;

-Excellent writing skills;

-Ability to work with public structures, with few resources and as a member of a team.

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Travel and accommodation for the pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

Fundraising

We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.