Combating Exploitive Child Labor through Education
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Reports to: Project Director
Based in: Indonesia
Status: (Pending Award of Cooperative Agreement)
Posting closes 6/30/09
The Combating Exploitive Child Labor through Education proposed project is a $5.5 million, four (4) year program with the purpose of improving access to and quality of education programs for children in Indonesia as a means to combat exploitive child labor in areas with high incidences. In Indonesia, children are at high risk for engaging in domestic work and plantation agriculture, and they are also at greater risk for being trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation or forced labor.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will guide and oversee implementation of the project's monitoring and evaluation strategies and requirements, including a direct beneficiary monitoring system (DBMS). This position will ensure consistency in and complementarity among the objectives and indicators in the project. Develop data collection software and build project capacity to utilize it in line with the US Department of Labor's reporting requirements. The M&E Officer will work closely with project associates to design M&E plans for activities; ensure quality program reporting; and monitor program implementation. The M&E Officer will also play a lead role in developing the project's evaluation agenda, collect data from the child labor monitoring system (CLMS). This position will also oversee work of any sub-contractors conducting research, particularly original research in at least two sectors of the worst forms of child labor (WFCL) where little information currently exists. This position will also design strategies to establish a base-line for the project. As well as be responsible for dissemination of evaluation and research findings among the key stakeholder group.
• Oversee the implementation of the project's monitoring and evaluation strategies and requirements, including the development of an M&E strategy and Plan with key process and impact indicators for the project
• Design and implement a direct beneficiary monitoring system (DBMS) that captures relevant beneficiary information as required by U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL)
• Review and adapt software from the USDOL' Child Labor Education Initiative and design processes for capturing and reporting data
• Develop systems for tracking indicators and develop forms and procedures to support monitoring
• Ensure consistency among project associates to the US Department of Labor's core institutional development and service delivery indicators
• Provide technical assistance to project and associate's staff in the design and implementation of M&E plans and ensure that appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools are used
• Compile and disseminate M&E information needed for project planning and reviews by project staff and support data collection needs of the child labor monitoring system
• Using project data, prepare reports and other documents related to the project's progress and impact as required by USDOL
• University graduate in an applicable discipline from a recognized university
• Minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in the monitoring and evaluation of international development projects, such as child labor, education and training.
• Other appropriate or relevant experience may include strategic planning, performance measurement, indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies, database management and knowledge of GPRA (Government Performance and Results Act) in a reputable NGO/INGO/UN Organization/ Government/or, Private Organization/ Company
• Proven ability to build capacity of a project team and partners in these areas will be given special consideration
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Fluency in English is required and strong working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is preferred
Please transmit CV and cover letter (in English) with the post title on the subject line explaining why you are qualified for these positions to hr@ccfindonesia. org cc to merry@ccfindonesia. org by close of business day of June 30, 2009. Please put in the CV your current or last salary/benefits amount and expected salary/benefits for this position.