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MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Expertise France (EF) is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for its VET4JOB programme to support the work of the M&E team and contribute to ensuring that the programme will achieve its intended results and objectives. The position will be based in the EF Ankara Office, with occasional travel to the 12 project provinces where the activities will be implemented.
1. THE ROLE
Type of contract: Full-time
Estimated assignment period: From 01/04/2024 to 01/12/2028 (56 months)
Location: Ankara, with occasional travel to other provinces of implementation
Starting date: 1 April 2024
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Line management of: N/A
2. EXPERTISE FRANCE
Expertise France is France’s public agency and interministerial actor in charge of international technical cooperation, the second-largest in Europe. As a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement Group (AFD Group), it designs and implements projects that sustainably strengthen public policies in developing and emerging countries. Expertise France works in key areas of development: governance, security, climate change, health, education, and more. Alongside its partners, it contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
3. THE PROJECT
Starting March 1st, 2024, Expertise France will be implementing Phase II of its İMEP/VET4JOB programme, entitled “Improving the employment prospects for the refugees and host communities by high-quality VET and apprenticeship in Türkiye”, in partnership with EDUSER. Phase II, which will be implemented until 01.12.2028, will be the continuation of the VET4JOB I programme which has been implemented since 01.01.2020.
The İMEP/VET4JOB programme, funded by the Delegation of the European Union to Türkiye, is supporting the development of skills for refugees and host communities in Türkiye, for both adults and adolescents, through high-quality vocational training and apprenticeship training, in line with the needs of the labour market.
The İMEP/VET4JOB programme aims to (i) increase the demand and access of refugee and Turkish youth (14-22) and vulnerable adults to high-quality apprenticeship training, vocational training, and guidance services; (ii) support the fight against child labour; and (iii) increase social cohesion between refugees and host communities.
Overall, the İMEP/VET4JOB Phase II will aim to enhance livelihood opportunities to refugees and communities in Türkiye.
4. DESCRIPTION OF THE TASKS
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is a continuous management function to assess if progress is made in achieving expected results, to spot bottlenecks in implementation and to highlight whether there are any unintended effects (positive or negative) from a programme or project (project/plan) and its activities. Therefore, in order to have good planning, monitoring and evaluation, and to enhance the contribution of EF and more specifically the VET4JOB programme as the intervention, a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer position is planned to be mobilised.
The position will be based in Ankara, with occasional travels to the 12 programme provinces where the programme activities will be implemented. S(he) will also be in regular contact with the programme implementation team both at central and local levels as well as with the EF HQ when/if needed.
Under the direct supervision of the M&E Manager, the M&E Officer will be co-responsible for assessing the overall progress of the intervention to make sure that it is on track to deliver the agreed outcomes. In that respect, one of the major tasks of the M&E Officer will be to support the establishment of a comprehensive and efficient M&E framework (system) for the programme which shall be in line EF’s M&E Policy and compliant with the donor requirements as well as non-humanitarian programming and assistance standards. Also, the M&E Officer will ensure the effective functioning of the M&E system to guide and steer the programme management in accordance with the processed and analysed monitoring data and information and to inform stakeholders, the contracting authority (EU Delegation to Turkey) as well as wider public about the progress and key achievements of the programme.
As a significant part of the M&E system, the M&E Officer will be an integral part in regular, systematic and quality monitoring of all intended/unintended results of the programme and data collection against the indicators set in the logical framework which shall be contributing to all contractually binding and ad-hoc reporting processes. Also, in the preparation and execution processes for mid-term and final evaluations as well as for the third-party monitoring exercises to be conducted by EUD, the M&E Officer will play an active role. Moreover, s(he) will assist the development and evolution of organisational performance management framework as well as specific program M&E needs to ensure the quality, and effectiveness of programme implementation.
Main tasks are expected to be the following:
Developing and implementing/updating M&E plan
Collecting, analysing and using data and information
5. REQUESTED PROFILE
Deadline for submission of applications is 25/02/2024.
Applications must be made in English. Please send your applications to the following e-mail address:
email@example.com with the reference to “EF Monitoring and Evaluation Officer”.
Applications must include:
7. SELECTION PROCESS
The process of selection of expressions of interest will occur in two phases:
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.APPLICATION