Global Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Right To Play
Closing date: 8 April 2020
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
Based in London and reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the role will lead the transformation of Right to Play into a learning and evidence-driven organization, ensuring effective systems and processes to ensure best practice across the program.

 

Right To Play protects, educates and empowers children to rise

Right To Play is a global organization that protects, educates and empowers children to rise above adversity using the power of play. By harnessing play, one of the most powerful and fundamental forces in a child’s life, we help 2.3 million children each week to stay in school and out of work, to prevent life-threatening diseases like HIV and malaria, and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. Right To Play is the only global development organization focused exclusively on using play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease, and inequality. Established in 2000, Right To Play has headquarters in Toronto, Canada and London, UK and has operations in 22 countries across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Right To Play (RTP) is now seeking an outstanding individual as Global Director for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. Based in London and reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the role will lead the transformation of Right to Play into a learning and evidence-driven organization, ensuring effective systems and processes to ensure best practice across the program teams. The Director will oversee all internal and external program evaluations to develop and promote a learning agenda to inform program strategy, funding decisions and overall strategic direction. As a Director, s/he will create and sustain a continuous improvement culture of innovation, achievement support and learning, and create a compelling vision for the MEL team within the larger Global Programs and Right to Play teams.

The successful candidate will be an inspiring leader and committed team-player. S/he will be able to demonstrate significant monitoring, evaluation and learning expertise, and experience in designing systems for capturing impact and performance data to facilitate organizational learning and evidence. S/he will have direct experience in the international development context, and experience managing teams both locally and remote will be a desirable asset. Perhaps most importantly, the successful individual will demonstrate a strong commitment to the vision, mission and values of Right to Play.

If you are excited by this opportunity, and bring a skillset that combines technical monitoring and evaluation, a learning approach, strategic planning and analysis, as well as the ability to collaborate across a global and dispersed organization, then we look forward to hearing from you.

To download further information and apply for this role, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference number 4593. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 8th April 2020.

The role is based in London, UK, and the successful candidate will be expected to travel between 30-40% to visit programs in the field.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance. We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check and vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment.

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Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Monitoring, evaluation and learning

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