MANAGER, EVALUATION AND LEARNING

 

Join us today, you will become part of something bigger than us, something truly life changing.

About Hope and Healing International:

We are a Christian organization, working to bring hope and healing to kids and their families living with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. Ranked by Charity Intelligence as a Top 100 Charity, with a 5-star rating we work to demonstrate real impact, fiscal transparency, and donor accountability.

Scope of position: 

  • Employment status: Salaried, Full-Time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary: TBD + Benefits & RRSP
  • Location: Based in York Region, Ontario
  • Date posted: January 29th, 2021

The Manager, Evaluation and Learning has the primary objective to evaluate and manage information and project deliverables, including narrative and financial reports for Hope & Healing’s international programs to ensure a positive, transformational impact on the lives of people with disabilities. The position will support the International Programs (IP) team in all data collection, analysis and learning activities to drive accountability and support capacity building.

Essential areas of responsibility:

  1. Project Management & Systems Development
  2. Evaluation
  3. Capacity Building

More specifically, the Manager, Evaluation and Learning will:

  • Ensure monitoring & evaluation (M&E) standards and guidelines are aligned with results-based management (RBM) best practices, across Hope and Healing’s project partner portfolio;
  • Work with the IP team to design and implement systems, tools and collection processes that supports the completion of each program’s annual impact report;
  • Support the IP team in defining and implementing the key program performance indicators as formulated from the Theory of Change as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the programs;
  • Ensure quality of related data collection throughout program implementation for initiated projects;
  • Continually assess project progress and inform organizational decision makers via robust analysis and reporting;
  • Strengthen internal and external relationships and capacities to support IP programming goals;
  • Establish program evaluation plans and activities to drive effective decision making and inform strategic planning;
  • Facilitate and serve as a project liaison for any externally managed evaluations;
  • Conduct field-level project evaluation supplemented by frequent international field visits and provide technical guidance to the vetting and selection of external partners;
  • Support the annual international project budget allocation process with analysis and the creation of relevant preparatory documentation;
  • Contribute to development of Hope and Healing’s strategies for IP programming;
  • Provide consultation to other team members such as Institutional Funding;
  • Present reporting on projects and field visits to staff.

Why would you want to come and work with us?

  • You will take on a significant role in changing the world;
  • You will work shoulder to shoulder with people as excited about changing the world as you are;
  • You can bring your faith to work – it makes for an awesome atmosphere;
  • We have a comprehensive benefits and Group RRSP plan and we end work early on Fridays in the summer to allow our team to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine;
  • We believe in work-life balance so we offer 15 paid vacation days starting from the first year of service, 10 paid personal days and days off to volunteer and for spiritual growth.

 Our ideal candidate would have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience in a development field, social science, economics, or other related discipline, with an emphasis on Monitoring & Evaluation;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in development and humanitarian contexts in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects;
  • Experience developing, leading, and managing complex, large scale M&E initiatives.
  • Knowledge of major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact);
  • Experience in results-based management and performance measurement, including developing logical frameworks, indicator selection, target setting, data collection, analysis, reporting, database management, and developing M&E systems;
  • Strong analytical skills for synthesis of materials, evaluations, and preparation of presentations;
  • Deep knowledge of donor M&E requirements and guidelines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Experience with tools to aggregate data and automate data analysis;
  • Effective interpersonal skills to maintain good relationships with different stakeholders, including facilitating communication with international partners in identifying their unique M&E needs and requirements;
  • Knowledge of budgeting and basic accounting principles;
  • Independent judgement (project evaluation, analysis of project deliverables);
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Office365 preferred);
  • Health and Community-based Rehabilitation knowledge would be an asset;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Training (e.g. IPDET) would be an asset;
  • Disability and Inclusive Development Training would be an asset.

 Working conditions and other requirements: 

  • Temporary work from home (COVID-19);
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada and obtain travel visas as necessary;
  • Travel required to developing countries for typically one to three-week duration;
  • Must be flexible in working hours to accommodate needs of international partners.

If this tempts you even a little bit and you meet the minimum requirements, let us set up a conversation.

Please forward you cover letter and resume to hr@hopeandhealing.org

by February 19th, 2021.

In Accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Hope and Healing International strives to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory.

If you require an accommodation, please advise HR in advance of attending the interview.

Hope and Healing International is a ‘child-and-adults-at-risk-safe organization’.

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to undergo Vulnerable Sector Screening from the police jurisdiction in which they reside. 

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All other applicants are thanked for their interest.