Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M/F) - Paris

Civic service / VSI
Paris, France
Associations
2 yrs of exp.
Posted on 01-20-2022

IECD

L’Institut européen de coopération et de développement (IECD), organisation de solidarité internationale créée en 1988, met en œuvre des projets de développement économique et humain.

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The European Institute for Cooperation and Development (IECD), an international solidarity organization created in 1988, implements economic and human development projects in fifteen countries, in partnership with local institutions, enabling young people and people in precarious situations to access decent and sustainable jobs, in a quality educational and health environment. More than 30 years of experience in the fields of education, vocational training and access to employment for young people, have enabled the IECD to develop a real know-how at the service of the most vulnerable people.

In LIBERIA, IECD launched the project STRIVE in September 2020, for a five years period. The project focu’ses on three components:

Developing TVET trainings in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Youth and Sports;

Increasing the employability of trainees to facilitate their professional integration;

Supporting vegetable farmers in Bong County to improve their economic opportunities.

IECD is recruiting a Manager in Liberia to coordinate the Monitoring & Evaluation on all components of the projects, to ensure the quality of data collection, indicators follow-up, guidance and counselling, reporting and communicating, both internally and externally, targeting civil society and grand public.

YOUR MISSION

1/ Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Support the definition of the logical framework and indicators for all aspects of the IECD Liberia activities;
  • Create an M&E system for project STRIVE and prepare transfer at the end of the mission, including:

- Organize the proper feedback of operational information from the field and ensure its proper execution.

- Analyze and exploit the qualitative and quantitative indicators to measure the degree of achievement of objectives, expected results and activities put in place.

- Work on measurement tools and means of verification to improve their quality, relevance and reliability.

- Training and guidance of the IECD teams and partners on the M&E tools.

- Analyze and format of data for internal and external reporting in particular producing relevant visual and written materials.

  • Contribute to the reflection, the development of the impact measurement device (long term) and animate its deployment in the IECD Liberia teams;
  • Participate in and ensure the proper flow of field headquarters information (in both directions);
  • Prepares internal and external evaluations of the project;
  • Participate in the training of partners staff and Ministries;
  • Manage an M&E assistant through weekly follow-up, capacity building, evaluations, etc...
  • Follow-up on the cycle of audits process and procedures.
  • Support the development of innovative data collection and monitoring tools.
  • Ensure mainstreaming of cross-cutting monitoring issues into DVA & FA agro sector.

2/ Reporting and management of the donor relationship

  • Manage the administrative follow-up of the AFD contract (ANO, validation of reports, monthly meetings…)
  • Gather, consolidate and complete the operational parts drafted by each project manager; ensures that they are in good correspondence with the financial report prepared by the DAF- IECD Liberia; transmits narrative reports to financial partners;
  • In close collaboration with the Liberia Country Director, participate in the management of the relations with the donor (AFD), including the monthly meetings;
  • Develop and implement an adequate institutional communication strategy;
  • Participate in the development of future projects and proposals for IECD Liberia

3/ Coordination of the communication department

  • Work with the communication officer on the development of a communication strategy for IECD and its projects in Liberia;
  • Manages the communication officer: weekly follow-up, capacity building, evaluations, etc.;
  • Ensure that communication follows internal rules of IECD and rules of the donor;
  • Coordinate with the Ministries for communication;
  • Support the partners (especially the TVET centers) in the development of a communication strategy;
  • Represent IECD, as appropriate, at working groups cluster level, with international partners, national and/or local government departments, facilitating supportive synergies and monitoring progress.

Profile

Education: Master degree in relevant field (international development, management, etc.)

Experience:

  • 2 years minimum in a similar position.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation processes and management
  • Experience in donor cycles and reporting systems (previous experience working on AFD contracts is a plus)
  • Knowledge of Africa and its culture is a plus

Expected skills:

  • Project cycle experience, monitoring of activities and follow-up of indicators;
  • Ability to mobilize and federate a network of partners;
  • Representation skills vis-à-vis various partners;
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English. French writing and speaking skills are a plus;
  • Mastering the pack Office.

Personal qualities:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, taste for challenge and sense of results;
  • Rigor, organization, planification, anticipation;
  • Diplomacy and adaptation to different levels of interlocutors;
  • Good working skills such as commitment, pragmatism, perseverance;
  • Strong moral qualities: honesty, humility, respect.

CONDITIONS OF THE MISSION

Status : Agreement under French law, Volontariat de Solidarité Internationale (VSI), including a pre-departure training or local contract

Under the responsibility of: the IECD Liberia - Country Director

In close collaboration with:

  • The project teams on the Rural Development and TVET programs
  • The Deputy Director for Administration and Finance
  • The program teams in HQ

Duration of the mission: 2 years, with possible extension

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Conditions:

  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Participation in the accommodation
  • Two return ticket for each year of mission (including the departure and arrival ticket)
  • Complete medical and social package (disease, complementary insurance…) and basic retirement package of the French social security
  • Paid leaves: 2 days a month + local bank holidays