Timor Leste Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) Coordinator
The Timor Leste Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) Coordinator position is to Coordinate and lead DMEL processes in Timor-Leste with a focus on program effectiveness, strength-based outcome reporting, and compliance with Caritas Australia policies and procedures. Strengthen the capacity of staff and partners to achieve the outcomes of Caritas Australia’s Integral Human Development framework.
Strengthening staff and partner capacity in relation to improved program quality and effectiveness, providing targeted support for program design processes, the development of monitoring, evaluation and learning (DMEL) frameworks, as well as internal and external program reporting, including ANCP.
Working closely with the Asia Group DMEL Advisor based in Sydney, this position will be a key support to the Country Representative to implement Caritas Australia’s DMEL processes and tools.
The role does not have direct responsibility for other employees or any budget allocation. The role will support the leadership group (ExCo) in Timor-Leste, as well as the wider program team and partners as necessary. The Coordinator will enhance DMEL approaches and impact reporting in country, critical to the achievement of Caritas Australia’s Strategic Directions and resource acquisition.
Essential Selection Criteria
- Relevant tertiary degree and/or substantial international development experience, with at least four years program management experience including aspects design, monitoring, evaluation and learning (DMEL) processes
- Proven theoretical and practical program design and monitoring understanding a range of monitoring and evaluation approaches and techniques for assessing outcomes and wider impact
- Significant experience of internal and external report writing with a particular focus on outcomes and impacts
- Experience in supporting initiatives that promote learning, capacity building and organizational change
- Understanding of strategies for working with the poorest, marginalized and most vulnerable
- A good understanding of the program cycle management context in Timor-Leste and experience working with local program staff
- Demonstrable experience in building capacity of staff and partners using a variety of approaches, such as mentoring, coaching, training, and providing advice and support
- Ability to work effectively in either Tetum or Bahasa Indonesia, including the ability to convey ideas clearly, facilitate discussions and stimulate critical thinking
- Good oral and written communication skills in English
- Capacity to travel to the field at least 25% of the time
- An understanding of and willingness to work within the Catholic ethos
Caritas Australia is the Catholic agency for international humanitarian relief and development in Australia. Through effective relationships with the Church, partners and communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Pacific and Australia, Caritas Australia helps to end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Our programs promote the good of every person and of the whole person, regardless of people’s religious, political or cultural beliefs. We envisage a world in which children, women and men most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice are agents of their own change and architects of their own development.
How to Apply
All applicants must include a cover letter, an updated CV and must address the section criteria. Please included three contactable referees. The application must be addressed to Fernando Pires Country Representative and delivered by hand to Caritas Australia – Timor Leste, Rua Umberto Da Cruz Akadiru-Hun – Dili, or via email to Teresa.Maria@caritas.org.au
Requests for the full Position Description can be directed to Teresa Maria, Human Resource Manager Teresa.Maria@caritas.org.au or made in person at the Caritas Australia office at Rua Umberto Da Cruz Akadiru-Hun Dili Timor Leste
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews
The closing date for applications is 21 November 2016 at 5pm.