Job ID

Job Title
Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (re-advertised)

To work for
SOS Children's Villages Syria



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

- Acts as an advisor to the national and programme management and staff on M&E, RBM, and QA
- Coordinates and supports national and programme management in the implementation of RBM in line with international policy support documents, and monitors' progress
- Coordinates the development of national RBM and QA actions during annual planning
- Coordinates external and internal needs assessments, feasibility studies etc.
- Provides technical expertise to support the development of key programme planning documents i.e. concept note, results framework, activity schedule
- Provides technical expertise to national and programme staff in developing and applying monitoring plans and respective data collection tools
- Coordinates external evaluations and social impact studies
- Supports programme management with and monitors implementation of PDB2 and digital programme management systems i.e. ProDIGI to ensure data quality
- Provides technical expertise to PD and HR in defining and monitoring programme KPIs
- Aggregates and analyses data and supports NPDD and advisors to derive trends for informed decision-making and strategic planning
- Supports the National Program Development Director (NPDD) in the development of an internal Quality Assurance systematic approach, including standardized tools and processes (e.g. quality audit) in accordance with federation and national standards, policies and guidelines, and SOS RBM approach
- Supports IPD in the development of key RBM documents for IPD projects including ERPs
- Provides capacity building on M&E to national and programme staff based on needs identified
- Collects, documents and distributes lessons learnt as well as identified challenges
- Facilitates internal and external knowledge sharing on M&E
- Participates in the regional M&E network
- Keeps updated on latest developments and research in the field of monitoring and evaluation, RBM and quality assurance

Child Safeguarding (SC):
- Responsible within own area of work to raise awareness of the SOS Child Protection Policy principles and to prevent and protect children from all forms of abuse, abandonment, exploitation, violence and discrimination.
- Responsible to report any CS suspicion, concern, allegation or incident immediately following Child Safeguarding reporting procedures.

- University degree in a relevant subject area, e.g. development studies, community development, public policy & planning, social sciences, etc.
- At least 3 years of monitoring and evaluation experience in the field of social development
- Good command of English, written and spoken
- Expertise in developing and coordinating implementation of M&E systems, processes and tools
- Experience in conducting and/or managing project evaluations and related methodology (quantitative and qualitative)
- Knowledge of Results Based Management and/or Project Cycle Management
- Knowledge of human rights and rights-based approaches in the development and monitoring of programs
- Strong communication skills
- Well-developed training, facilitation and presentation skills
- Organizational and planning skills
- Willingness to travel within the country
- Computer literacy (MS Office)

Specific Vacancy Requirements
Preferred additional criteria:
- Knowledge of national policy developments in the area of child welfare
- Experience using an array of statistical, analytical, database and other standard software (e.g.: SPSS, STATA, etc.)
- Experience in advising and consulting work
- Readiness for professional development
- A team player who is culturally astute, respectful and tolerant

Salary and Benefits
Salary as per SOS salary Scale
contract for six months with the option of extension
Social security
medical insurance

Only shortlisted will be contacted.

About us
SOS Children's Villages Syria, a nonprofit, nongovernmental association that is committed to responding to the social development needs of society's most vulnerable children and young people. We establish facilities and programs that aim to strengthen families and prevent the abandonment of children. We join hands with community members to provide education, protection, and alternative care services.

SOS Children's Villages Syria is a branch of the International Federation of Children's Villages, based in Austria and spread out in 136 countries worldwide. It was founded in Syria in 1975, and since then, we have been working to ensure that children and young people without parental care or at risk of losing it grow up with the needed support and care to become their strongest selves.

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Posted On
Nov 22, 2023

Expiry Date
Dec 06, 2023


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