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Volunteer role: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor


Type of role:Advocacy policy and research
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2017
Interview date:To be Confirmed
Start date:As soon as possible

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

You will support in strengthening and implementing VSO’s approach to evaluation, research and learning to drive programme improvement by improving the quality of VSO knowledge generation, research and evaluation and contributing to growing VSO’s body of evidence in research and evaluation.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You have

A Masters Degree in social sciences, research for social sciences, or equivalent.
An Advanced understanding of research, monitoring and evaluation approaches and methodologies.
Experience in planning / designing / carrying out high-quality evaluation/research studies.

Good communications skills – able to express complex information in a simple and succinct manner.
Excellent relationship management skills and experience working with people in different contexts.
Self-starter with initiative and confidence to lead in their designated field.
Good project management experience.
Ability to travel for up to 30% of the working time.

Desirable Criteria:
PhD in social research
Being up-to-date on the current international debate around development effectiveness and research and evaluation methodologies.
Understanding of key considerations in working cross-culturally.

This role is located in Bangladesh or Kenya.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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