SE1, London

£32000 - £35000 per year

Contract

MEC020319

About the organisation

FIGO is a professional organisation that brings together obstetrical and gynecological associations from all over the world. FIGO’s visio... Read more

Job Description

FIGO’s Projects Department is currently expanding. We are pleased to announce that we are currently hiring a team to deliver an exciting new project to implement a three year, ten country, capacity building project in the area of safe abortion

We are looking to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator to  coordinate the monitoring and evaluation components of the SAA Project and to provide support to and build capacity of 10 national societies in M&E

This is a fixed term appointment (to March 2022) subject to performance review and continued project funding. Please see `additional documents’ section at the bottom of the advert for full Job Description and Person Specification ). Please also note that this appointment is subject to final confirmation of project funding from our Donor.

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO’s) vision is that women of the world achieve the highest possible standards of physical, mental, reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing throughout their lives. The organisation leads on global programme activities, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and South East Asia.

FIGO advocates on a global stage, especially in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pertaining to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and non-communicable diseases (SDG3). We also work to raise the status of women and enable their active participation to achieve their reproductive and sexual rights, including addressing FGM and gender based violence (SDG5).

The SAA team sits within the projects department and is responsible for the implementation of a three year, multi-country capacity building project. The goal of the project is for FIGO to strengthen the capacity of ten of its Member Associations (MAs) to become key actors in safe abortion advocacy and national leaders in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for women.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

General and professional education

Essential

  • Relevant postgraduate degree (development studies, social sciences, public health, epidemiology, statistics) or relevant work experience 

Knowledge and experience

Essential

• Experience in supporting Monitoring and Evaluation processes in large initiatives in low-resource countries in Africa and/or Latin America 

• Proven technical skills in monitoring and evaluation, including experience with qualitative and quantitative methodologies of data collection and reporting within donor funded programmes

• Strong understanding of a range of monitoring and evaluation methods

• Experience developing trainings on M&E

• Proven competency in report writing and data handling together with the ability to meet tight reporting deadlines

• Experience of working both independently and as part of a team, exercising autonomy and personal authority as needed

• Previous work experience in low income countries

Desirable

• Experience working on women’s rights and sexual and reproductive health projects

BENEFITS (following successful completion of probation period)

•Generous life assurance & optional income protection available

•Pension - Up to 10% employer contribution available

•Season ticket loan available / Dental and health optional benefits

PLUS

•22 days annual leave (plus Bank and Statutory holidays and any working days between Christmas Day and the first working day in January) & other days e.g. Moving Day.

•Flexible working hours

•Employee assistance programme

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please send your CV and one page cover letter outlining your experience via the Apply Now button. Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Please note that only those  candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

•Closing Date for applications : 12 noon on Thursday 21st March

•N.B. Interviews will take place on w/c 25th March in Waterloo, London.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK. WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).

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