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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator

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  • Post Date: November 17, 2019
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Job Overview

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have

  • An advanced degree in Statistics, Population Studies, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, Social Sciences or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in similar position
  • Experience of building alliances, networking around extractive issues and delivering impact advocacy on the women’s rights, and secure local food systems.

The Role

We are looking for  Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator

Key Responsibilities

Programme quality 35%

  • Undertake/commission organised reviews, research and analysis and spend time in reflective consideration to develop a comprehensive understanding of how program quality can be achieved across country programs
  • Work with the program team to ensure quality, coherence and impact of the Zimbabwe program through monitoring and evaluation (plays an advisory and oversight role) of the impact of the various components of the program.

Programme Development and Learning: 30%

  • Manage capturing, documentation and communication of programme outcomes, innovation and best practices within/out country program and share this across programs, staff and partners
  • In close collaboration with relevant program coordinators and managers, support partner monitoring processes by contributing to development of qualitative and quantitative reporting tools and standards
  • Support the embedment of participatory approaches in partner organisations

Organisational Management and compliance: 15%

  • Support the development of quality control systems for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning within the Country program and ensure their implementation in conjunction with respective program managers.
  • Compile and contribute to internal reports for country and region and external donor reports whilst ensuring quality programming and reporting
  • Support teams to develop and deliver quality programs in line with Oxfam’s approaches, policies and guidelines

Communication and Influencing (10%)

  • Provide regular information, briefings and reports on activities of the country program, including the support of donor and other visits to the program;
  • Ensure good coordination between Oxfam, national authorities and NGOs;
  • Represent Oxfam at national, regional and global forums to present best practice and influence development partners, funding priorities, and lobby for change in policies that perpetuate poverty

People Management (10%)

  • Line manage and develop the MEAL officers in particular and the MEAL team in general ensuring that their operations are in accordance with Oxfam’s policies and procedures, including but not limited to the Code of Conduct, Performance Management, Security, Health and Safety and local cultures
  • Participate in, and lead where appropriate, Programme Leadership Team (PLT) processes, contributing to the overall management and leadership of the country programme

Humanitarian Commitment

  • The MEAL Coordinator, over and above the responsibilities described herein, is part of the first line of Oxfam responders in the event of a CAT 1 or CAT 2 humanitarian crisis being declared, therefore can be assigned to support and/or lead the response as part of our organisational commitment to saving lives while ensuring commitments to donors and beneficiaries on ongoing work.

What we are looking for


Our next of MEAL Coordinator will require:

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Population Studies, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, Social Sciences or any other relevant field
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in similar position
  • Experience of building alliances, networking around extractive issues and delivering impact advocacy on the women’s rights, and secure local food systems
  • Strong results orientation, including a track-record of leading programme development processes that have resulted in strong programmes and quality relationships with partners and funders.
  • Very strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills, able to translate complex issues into simple, workable actions and plans.
  • Excellent understanding of gender issues in development programming, including key challenges and approaches to mainstreaming gender into programme design and management.
  • Ability to support contextual analysis (including power, gender and political economy analysis)
  • Experience designing or managing programming in fragile or conflict affected contexts.
  • Knowledge of donor environment, understanding of funding issues in relation to Northern and Southern NGOs work in emergencies and development

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning , to act as key contributor to the Programmes team and to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their specialisation fields. Oxfam offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Oxfam is an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.


All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply 

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and respond to three key questions related to your experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV and your responses to the above questions. You need not comment on your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

Please note that long-listing is done on rolling basis.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryUSD 40, 224.00 per annum
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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