Monitoring and Evaluation Lead

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Organization: FHI 360
Job Type: Full-Time
Country: Ghana
Experience: Mid Career (3-5 years)
Languages: English
Category: Monitoring/Evaluation
Topic: Human Rights
Application Deadline: 23. January 2021

Job Description

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead for an upcoming WB-funded opportunity: Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP). This position will be based in Ghana – in the field offices of the project’s target states – and is contingent upon award.

Program Description:

The Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP) is a five-year activity aiming to improve the quality of education in low performing basic education schools and strengthen education sector equity and accountability. The project aims to (1) improve learning outcomes for out-of-school children and P1-P4 students; (2) build sustainable capacity in schools; (3) inform which interventions are most effective in the Ghanaian context; and (4) build the ecosystem for outcomes-based funding in Ghana.

Position Description:

The M&E Lead works closely with the Program Management Team, which may include (but may not be limited to), the Team Lead, Deputy Team Lead, and the Senior Operations Manager (including Finance). The Management Team is responsible for developing and managing the workplan; developing the interventions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the regions/districts; managing and ensuring technical delivery; managing and ensuring appropriate monitoring and reporting and feedback loops into the program; responsible for managing relationships in the different districts and or school communities; ensuring appropriate communications and knowledge management both internally within the project and with external stakeholders.


The M&E Lead is responsible for the program’s M&E strategy and management and will provide technical leadership and oversight of ME&L activities to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency. S/he will ensure that ME&L activities are aligned with MOE Evaluation Policy, and that periodic reports (oral and written) are made to MOE. S/he will advise on the design of research activities relevant to EOF. S/he will oversee the program’s quality assurance and the capacity building interactions of EOF with all partners.


  • Bachelors, master’s degree preferred, in Statistics, Economics, public policy, international development, or related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with progressive responsibilities.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, research, management information systems, reporting, data quality, assessments, data analysis and presentation,
  • Experience monitoring and evaluating education and/or development projects.
  • Excellent facilitation, oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication.
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with host-country
    counterparts in both the government, university, and NGO sectors is desirable.
  • Experience working in West Africa is highly desired.
  • Proven supervisory experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.

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