'Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator' based in Nicosia, Cyprus

‘Experienced in data analysis and assessment systems & tools’

War Child based in Cyprus has been responding to the needs of Syrian children and strives to build local capacity for Syrian refugees as much as possible. This is a national position based within the EU with national labour conditions.

War Child Programme for Syria

War Child (WCH) is a learning organisation that continuously enhances its services to children affected by war and conflict. This includes striving to become a networked expert organisation able to mobilise and provide services and technical assistance within and outside the organisation, as well as across programme teams in various in-country offices.

War Child has been responding to the needs of Syrian children. The programme is expanding and is in need of professional supervision as well as an entrepreneurial spirit to further grow the programme.

Your Challenge

To actively contribute to and improve War Child’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) practices by introducing, developing and maintaining systems and tools. The M&E Coordinator will lead in the systematic collection of data on a project basis and ensure the effective use of M&E information & reports to make necessary changes in project implementation and inform programming and project design.

  • Guide program teams in the use of Management Information Systems (MIS) to support data collection, analysis and reporting needs with adherence to quality and accountability.
  • Assist in the processing, analysis and reporting of data whenever needed.
  • Support and build capacity of local partners and War Child teams to ensure quality and timely M&E of programs and projects.
  • Lead in the development of M&E plans and support M&E aspects of projects.
  • Ensure M&E components of projects are implemented through guiding, supporting and building the competency of the War Child team and partner organisations.
  • Provide advice to internal teams and external local partners & communities on project adjustments during implementation and post-implementation.
  • Develop M&E guidelines, methods & tools and design data collection tools when required.
  • Provide support to and coordinate between offices and programs in all aspects of country-relevant M&E and information management.

Your Profile

  • Relevant academic background (eg: development, research, social science, statistics)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative and qualitative M&E systems and tools.
  • Minimum 3 years of active M&E experience in social development programming required.
  • Proven ability to work productively and meet tight deadlines with an emphasis on quality.
  • Experience conducting interviews and focus group discussions with vulnerable persons as well as a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience in data analysis and assessments.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SPSS, Access, SQL, and any other statistical packages.
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.
  • Able to quickly identify needs / gaps and work towards solutions.
  • Excellent coordination, teamwork skills and flexibility.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills; able to maintain close working relationships with local authorities, international NGOs, local NGOs and associations.
  • Commitment to high level of confidentiality with sensitive information.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English, both verbal and written communication skills.

We Offer

  • A dynamic and challenging work environment, with opportunities to grow and enhance your skills.
  • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits including opportunities to develop professionally.
  • Working as part of a multinational team who are hands on to make change happen!

Job Location: Based in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Contract: The contract for is for at least 1 year with the intention to prolong.

How to apply: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to upload their CV in English here.

The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.