Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning & Research Officer at Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative: (Deadline 7 December 2022)

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning & Research Officer
Department/Unit Political Science
Research Project Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace, and Security
Location Other
Posting Number GP91-22
Employee Group Grant-Paid
Position Type Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) 1 year
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $24,621 – $29,324 per annum (37.5 hours per week)
About the Organization

The Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace and Security (Dallaire Institute) was established in 2007 by retired Lieutenant-General the Honourable Roméo Dallaire, former Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR). Our mission is to develop new strategies and tactics to progressively end the recruitment and use of children as soldiers worldwide.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Deputy Director, African Center of Excellence (ACoE), and in alignment with the Dallaire Institute’s framework on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), the MEAL & Research Officer, based in Kigali, Rwanda, will directly contribute to the results achieved by the Dallaire Institute across the ACoE’s countries of focus. The MEAL & Research Officer will lead MEAL processes and support research activities conducted in countries where the Dallaire Institute has programming by working closely with the ACoE team, and country-based teams, especially project leads.

Key Responsibilities
  • With support from the MEAL Manager, create and maintain logical frameworks, MEAL plans and Indicator Progress Tracking Tables (IPTT) for projects.
  • With support and oversight from the MEAL Manager, plan and budget for MEAL activities in new project proposals.
  • Develop relevant monitoring tools and instruments to measure progress on activities and outputs.
  • Collect monitoring data, enter, analyze, and report on findings to project leads.
  • Review project IPTTs monthly and ensure progress, challenges, and corrective actions are adequately documented by project leads to support decision making and improve performance.

This position is based in Kigali, Rwanda.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field including Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation, International Development, with 5 years of related experience in monitoring, evaluation, learning and research.
  • Demonstrated experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications for information collection, management and dissemination.
  • Experience in delivering, monitoring and evaluation training both in-person and remotely.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in a clear and concise manner to international colleagues.
Additional Information

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a voluntary RRSP, health and dental plans and an employee and family assistance program.

Application Consideration

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diversity Statement

Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter

Interested candidates should apply using the “Apply” button below not later than 7th December 2022.