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Monitoring and Evaluation Manager-London

London, with international travel
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Founded in 2015, Big Win Philanthropy is an independent foundation that invests in children and young people to improve lives and maximize demographic dividends for long-term economic growth. We believe they are critical to advance national development and prosperity.

Our focus is on investments in sub-Saharan Africa that promote three areas of human capital growth: brain development, education and youth employment. Led by the priorities of our African partners, we support leaders to effectively define and deliver the 'big win' goals in these areas that they regard as most important for their countries and regions.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager - London

Location: London, with international travel

Salary: Competitive

Reporting to the Programme Directorate, you will support programmes relating to nutrition, brain development, education, and youth employment. With a focus on monitoring, evaluation and evidence analysis, you will lead the commissioning, design and usage of baseline data and impact evaluations and engage proactively with Big Win Philanthropy's partners in sub-Saharan Africa to ensure high quality execution and success of evidence-based programmes. Other key aspects of the role include programme design, implementation and management.

Your rigor and exceptional communication abilities will enable you to provide robust support to colleagues in the wider Programme team in reviewing quantitative and qualitative evidence, providing guidance to government leaders on prioritisation and decision-making.

A Masters or PhD level education in a relevant field is strongly preferred, combined with experience in M&E and impact evaluation design in an international context.

At Big Win Philanthropy, you can expect a culture of collaboration, support, ambition, innovation and true partnership working. We are an organisation that encourages new ideas and are passionate about transforming outcomes for children and young people, and are uniquely placed to leverage impact that extends beyond this initiative.

If you share our values and our ambition to achieve transformational change, we want to hear from you!

Closing date: 27 November 2019

Prospectus interviews: December 2019

Panel Interviews: January 2020

How to apply The application should include your up to date CV and a supporting statement of approx. 500 words.

Please note that candidates must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

If you have further queries, please contact our retained advisors at Prospectus, Fiona Wansborough and Joan Mwangi.


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