Resource support

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager, Resource and Support Center for Eastern Europe (RSH EE) – Moldova

Context and role

The war in Ukraine has left millions of people displaced, traumatized and vulnerable inside Ukraine and in neighboring countries. The Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub was funded by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), through Save the Children and Plan International, to support safeguarding across the humanitarian response. Safeguarding resource and support centers are being established in Poland, Moldova and Romania (as well as Ukraine if/when the situation permits). Known collectively as the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub Eastern Europe, it provides safeguarding advice, guidance, materials and resources for use by organizations working on emergency response and recovery and recovery. longer-term reconstruction. Social Development Direct is the technical and delivery lead for the consortium, working closely with partners such as CLEAR Global, Terre des Hommes and the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA).

This is an exciting opportunity to join an impactful and innovative program that expands its geography into the Eastern European (EE) region. The MEL Manager position is based in Eastern Europe, Moldova, Romania, Poland or Ukraine, with occasional travel within Europe. The MEL Manager will be responsible for establishing, designing and implementing the MEL system for RSH Eastern Europe, including overseeing and leading the design and implementation of the logical framework of the programme/results framework, theory of change, monitoring systems, donor reporting and programme. learning. This role will work closely with the Program Management Team, MEL Officer and National Centers (Moldova, Romania and Poland).

Person specification

  • Have at least 8 years of work experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning. In particular in the design, implementation and management of MEL systems, in collaboration with multilateral, bilateral or non-governmental development organizations.
  • Experience working in the international development or humanitarian sector.
  • Expertise in collecting, analyzing and visualizing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Plan and manage processes and be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, and proficiency in Polish, Romanian, Ukrainian or Russian.
  • Have proven management experience with the ability to work independently at a high level of delivery.
  • Understand the importance of gender equality and social inclusion, and be able to demonstrate commitment to feminist values, including the inclusion of people with disabilities and working with minority groups.
  • Ability to work under pressure and quickly learn new tasks and processes, as well as experience and confidence in problem solving and risk mitigation.
  • Excellent communication, networking and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate respectfully with colleagues and stakeholders of varying levels of experience, backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills to communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences.
  • Commit to the highest standards of conduct in protection and the core values ​​of RSH (see appendix).
  • Be willing to travel to different Eastern European countries to support Hub colleagues.

How to register

To apply

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send your personalized CV with a cover letter by e-mail to [email protected] We will be reviewing applications and interviews on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible. The application deadline is July 30, 2022, but we will be reviewing applications as we go, so apply early so you don’t miss out. Please use this email subject line: ‘HR MEL Manager – Your name’.

Social Development Direct’s organizational vision is a just and equal world based on gender equality and social inclusion. Our mission is to provide excellence in social development to support policies, laws, social norms and institutions that advance social, economic and political justice for all. We are committed to creating a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage people from minority and non-dominant backgrounds to apply.

Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis. Please let us know if you would need assistance attending the interview or completing an assessment.

Due to the high volume of applications, we can only respond to shortlisted candidates.