CARE TL – Deputy Project Manager for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) – CD 28 de Outubro de 2015.

CARE International in Timor Leste

CARE International in Timor Leste


Internally & Externally

CARE International in Timor-Leste – CITL



Job Title                                               : Deputy Project Manager for Monitoring, Evaluation and   Learning (MEL)

Project                                                 : Lafaek Learning Media Project

Supervising                                        : Regional MEL Superivsors

Coordination line                            : Project Manager, Deputy Project Managers, and CARE Program Quality Unit

Reports to                                           : Education Program Coordinator

Grade/Step                                        : C/3

Salary                                                     : From $779 per month plus benefits

Duty Station                                       : Dili with frequent trips to the project sites

Contract Period                               : 1 year with posibility of extension


Job Summary:

Under the guidance of the Education Program Coordinator, the DPM for MEL will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the MEL system to assess project activities and contribute to the refinement of these activities.


Core responsibilities will include setting up the M&E system, building the capacity of the M&E team members, Field Officers, and partner organizations to implement the M&E system; supervise the M&E team members, ensure that project has timely and precise information regarding its progress and that all required information is properly collected, reported and filed.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Work closely with the Lafaek Learning Media Project team and CARE’s Program Quality Unit to develop the MEL system. This includes development of project MEL database and tools based on the Project’s Logical Framework;
  2. Assume the overall responsibility for the implementation of the project’s MEL plan in the field under the guidance and supervision of the Education Program Coordinator and in coordination with Project Manager;
  3. Supervise and build the capacity of the MEL team members by providing on-the-job support to ensure effective implementation of the MEL activities at the field level;
  4. Ensure that the project gathers timely and accurate evidence-based information regarding project progress and that all information is properly reported and archived;
  5. Ensure that the success stories are documented and reported and on a monthly basis;
  6. Lead the data entry, data verification, and cross checking process;
  7. Identify training needs, organize, and lead appropriate training sessions on the relevant MEL topics for the MEL team members, Field Officers, and partner organizations;
  8. Conduct frequent visits to all LLM project schools and communities – meet with school administrators, teachers, students, parents, and other community members to verify and collect relevant information;
  9. Provide support to project surveys, this includes baseline, midline and end line evaluation;
  10. Liaise with the Ministry of Education, UNICEF and other relevant stakeholders to ensure access to EMIS data and other relevant databases/ research results in country, in cooperation with the project team.
  11. Any other task assigned by the supervisor.



  • Masters Degree in Education, statistics or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience in designing and implementing MEL activities, preferably in Education programming
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques, and participatory approaches
  • Proven strong report writing skills, ability to present monitoring data and survey finding clearly
  • Strong organizational development skills and experience in development of and training for information and monitoring systems
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal trainings of staff
  • Proven strong participatory management and supervisory skills
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office, MS Access, Statistical Programs (et. STATA, SAS, SPSS)
  • Proven knowledge of Data Management methods and applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to manage tight timelines and potentially stressful, shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Superior interpersonal skills


In return of your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development fostered within an innovative and forward thinking environment, plus a comprehensive benefits package.


To apply to this position, please email or submit your application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references (Please DO NOT attached the other documents) to OR to HR Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairo Pitte, Dili, OR by email before or by 28 October 2015. Only successful candidates will be contacted for the interview.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


CARE International Timor-Leste is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work. CARE International Timor-Leste reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child-safe environment.




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