Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Cuso International, Jamaica

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
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As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 27, 2024
Last Date
Mar 16, 2024

Job Description

This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Kingston, Jamaica

Start Date: June 2024

Placement Length: 12 Months

Language Requirements: English Level 5-Fluent

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

The Volunteer’s Role

Your primary objective as a volunteer is to significantly improve the National Conversation Trust Funds (NCTF)'s ability to monitor the performance and impact of their programs in the region. You aim to develop cutting-edge solutions and frameworks for gathering gender-specific data and evaluating information.

As a dedicated volunteer, you will play a crucial role in actively supporting the development of results-based, gender-responsive monitoring and evaluation procedures. This includes designing impactful assessment tools, defining relevant indicators, and implementing reliable methodologies for monitoring and evaluation. Moreover, you will also have the exciting opportunity to contribute to the capacity building of our staff through providing training sessions on the development of Monitoring and Evaluation tools and techniques.

The Caribbean Organizations for Resilient Environments (CORE) project serves to build the capacity of National Conservation Trust Funds (NCTFs) operating in eight countries (Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Suriname) to implement local, nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation with a gender-responsive lens.

Apply today and be a part of our mission to create a significant impact!

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Assess the capacity of staff to effectively implement Monitoring and Evaluation tools and systems for measuring program impact.
  • Aid in creating training resources and conducting training sessions for staff on results-based gender-responsive planning, monitoring and evaluation practices and procedures
  • Assist in the development of systems and tools for monitoring and evaluation that gather disaggregated data and facilitate program impact assessments.
  • Contribute to the development of indicators, which are results-based and gender-responsive, for monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of program implementation.
  • Support the establishment of a Monitoring and Evaluation database and generate Monitoring and Evaluation reports.
  • Provide support in enhancing staff capabilities in grants management and monitoring.

Essential Requirements:

  • University degree in international development, human rights, gender studies, social work, law, public policy, or a related field.

Essential Background:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation - it would be advantageous if you have previous experience in a role connected to promoting gender equality, diversity and/or advancing women's development.
  • Experience in providing training and facilitating sessions.
  • Experience with government agencies and working with senior management is favoured.

What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!

About Us, the Project and the Partner

Cuso International

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

Project - Caribbean Organizations for a Resilient Environment (CORE)

The Caribbean Organizations for a Resilient Environment (CORE) project is designed to be a game changer in both ensuring on-the-ground activities to ensure positive impacts in tackling biodiversity loss and climate change effects while also mainstreaming inclusive gender-responsive approaches in the Caribbean.

Partner - National Conservation Trust Fund of Jamaica

The goal of the National Conservation Trust Fund of Jamaica is to advance the conservation, protection, management, and expansion of Jamaica's National Protected Areas System, encompassing both environmental conservation and the preservation of Jamaica's cultural assets and heritage.


Terms and Conditions

Cuso International's terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-base

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Job Rewards and Benefits

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