Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager (MEL)

Forward UK
£31,610 - £35,500
Salary: £ 31,610 – £35,500 pro rata depending on experience Hours: 28 hours/week
Closing date: 2 November 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: NW10 6RB
Fantastic opportunity to lead MEL at FORWARD UK, a leading African diaspora women’s campaign and support organisation, working collaboratively across the organisation to strengthen UK and Africa programme delivery and creating a culture of learning.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

Responsible for: UK and Africa Programmes

Salary: £ 31,610 – £35,500 pro rata

Hours: 28 hours/week

Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development (FORWARD) is a UK based charity working to safeguard the health and rights of African women and girls. We work in the UK and in selected countries in Africa through partnerships to shift cultural norms that fuel female genital mutilation, child marriage and other rights violations.

FORWARD is seeking an experienced and committed Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager who will work with the UK and Africa programme team to enable, improve and promote a culture of evidence based planning, programme design, implementation and reporting within FORWARD.

Job Purpose

  1. You will provide leadership in capturing and measuring outcomes and results and will help communicate and disseminate learning from our interventions.
  2. You will lead on knowledge management, research, designing FORWARD’s MEL framework for all programmes.
  3. You will ensure that programmes have the tools, capacity, and systems to collate evidence and validate progress.
  4. You will provide technical support and capacity development to staff and FORWARD partners as well as assess organizational outcomes and impact.
  5. You will contribute to the overall strategic development of the organization as a core member of the Senior Management Team.

As part of the recruitment and selection process FORWARD may undertake DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) where appropriate for all individuals who will work directly with children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to welcoming people from a diverse background, culture and experience. oFORWARD considers being a female is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for this post under the Equality Act 2010.

Closing date: 2nd November 2017 and Interview date: 14th November 2016

For more information and to apply for this post please complete application form provided and read information and JD attached

Please state this reference in your application: MELM 2017


Due to the volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are sorry we are unable to reply to all submissions.


Region: London and the southeast
Location: NW10 6RB
Sector: Monitoring, evaluation and learning

Application notes

For more information read JD attached.

To apply for this post please complete application form provided + equal opportunities form and send your complete application to:

Please state this reference in your application: MELM 2017

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