Programme Support Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation)

Recruiter
University of Leeds
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
16 Jun 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Programme Support Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation) Faculty of Biological Sciences, School of Biology Do you have a background in international development with experience of leading Monitoring and Evaluation on multi-partner projects? Are you passionate about translating research and evidence into policies that can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want an important role at the heart of a consortium of world-leading institutions, working to deliver a flagship programme of research and capacity building? As the Programme Support Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) for the Global Challenges Research Fund programme, Agricultural and Food-system Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (GCRF-AFRICAP), you will lead and oversee all aspects of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the project and successful M&E reporting of the programme. GCRF-AFRICAP is a £9.2 million programme funded primarily by Research Councils UK (RCUK) to build research into policy capacity in the agriculture and food sectors in eastern and southern Africa by translating interdisciplinary research into evidence, evidence into policy and policy into practice through an innovative model of policy learning and experimentation. Leading the M&E reporting to RCUK and working closely with programme teams and researchers across the consortium and programme partners in four African countries (Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia), you will be responsible for the delivery of M&E and provide programme support to team AFRICAP. You will co-ordinate day-to-day M&E structures, systems, data collection and reporting working closely in partnership with the equivalent role at Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN, main implementing partner). You will report to and work with the Programme Executive Officer (PEO) to build capacity in M&E to a high level in University of Leeds (UoL) and across programme partners. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute towards sustainable development in four countries and develop transferable lessons for donors, development practitioners and policymakers around the world. You will have excellent M&E, reporting and project management skills proven in the delivery of multi-partner projects and a passion for development. You will also have experience of working in African countries and with African partners, and a willingness to travel frequently. To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: Steve Besford, Programme Executive Officer Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6965 or +44 (0)7753 100799 (work mobile), email: s.p.besford@leeds.ac.uk For more information and to apply for this post, please go to http://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/ Salary: Grade 7 (£32,548 to £38,833 p.a.) Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (until 31 December 2021 - external funding) Closing Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018 Reference: FBSBY1083

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