Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 22 March 2023)


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

(Homes and Communities Activity)

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced Rwandan national for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning (MEL) Specialist, joining an established and experienced team. This stimulating position incorporates a range of skills and development in multiple areas, allowing for an exciting opportunity for career growth in a dynamic, global organization. It will be based in Kigali, Rwanda and reports to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning Director. 




Purpose of the position:

Ensuring effective implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activities under Uburezi Iwacu to monitor progress, outcomes, and successes of the activity and performance at all levels. Key responsibilities for the MEL Specialist include: a) Managing evaluation activities and tracking attainment of the anticipated activity outcomes b) Implementing the activity’s learning agenda c) Contributing to quality improvement and d) Strengthening staff capacity in data analysis and use.


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Collaborate with the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), to design or coordinate evaluation activities conducted/managed both internally and externally and ensure effective, timely and delivery of research and evaluation products.


Regularly review and analyse activity monitoring and outcome assessment data to report on overall performance and provide guidance for informed adaptions required to improve service delivery or attainment of the anticipated literacy outcomes.


Collaborate with the activity team to develop/refine quality benchmarks for the different literacy interventions and train staff on how to monitor their attainment using the approved activity’s observation tools and technologies.


Lead the design/refinement, implementation, analysis and documentation of the activity’s approved learning agenda and dissemination of the key learning products to the targeted audiences/stakeholders.


Identify MEL capacity gaps across the consortium and local implementing partners regarding data analysis and data use to develop and implement annual capacity strengthening action plans through training, data use workshops and continuous mentorship.


Support the MEL team to conduct quarterly data quality audits at partner offices and provide the required technical assistance to address the identified issues to ensure that the activity continues to use or be informed by data of high quality.


Contribute to the development of quarterly analytical performance progress reports and ensure that key promising practices and learnings from different assessments, meetings or workshops are properly incorporated.


Required Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning in international development programs preferably in child protection and education.
  • Experience with indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing MEL and performance monitoring plans.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills and demonstrated capacity and experience in data analysis, data collection; statistical analysis; and reporting.

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and


  • University degree (Master’s degree preferred) in education, statistics, data science, social sciences, or other related field.
  • Experience with statistical packages (e.g., SPSS, STATA, Python, Atlas.ti or NVivo) and familiarity with IT applications to support MEL, visualization and information management.

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated capacity in supporting foundational literacy interventions and evaluation of child development and learning outcomes using EGRA, LEGRA, IDELA, ISELA will be a plus.
  • Experience working with international donors, USAID preferred.


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to:–Evaluation-and-Learning-Specialist_R17967 

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The closing date for submission of applications is 22 March 2023; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.