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Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator

Job Description

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator

In support of INASP’s aim to ‘put research and knowledge at the heart of development’ you will provide expert support to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning work in the organisation. Working alongside INASP’s programme teams and partners, you will support the design, development and implementation of high quality and appropriate M&E and learning processes and systems that uphold INASP’s reputation as a strong critically reflective and analytical organisation. 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, you will:

Key Responsibilities

  • Support monitoring, evaluation and learning activities
    • Support the monitoring and evaluation of INASP’s programmes
    • Support critical thinking and learning processes such as reflection and review processes, TOC development and clarification, log frames and results frameworks
    • Oversee internal data collection processes
    • Support annual planning of M&E work and budget alongside the M&E officer(s), in conjunction with programme teams
  • Support programme teams as well as provide MEL support to partners directly as required
    • Develop M&E & learning components for new programme proposals, including M&E budgets
    • Manage relationships: your relationship with programme teams to ensure a supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Support the development of new MEL funding opportunities for evaluations and other areas of MEL
  • Oversee the collation and analyses of MEL data

You will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of M&E methodologies both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Strong experience of data management
  • Strong experience in designing and implementing M&E activities in a NGO or research setting
  • Positive attitude to working with non- M&E specialists and appreciation of the contribution others can make
  • Strong people skills; considerable experience of collaborative work
  • Willingness to travel up to 35 days per year within the UK and Internationally


Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 pro rata (some flexibility depending on skills and experience)

Part Time Fixed Term Contract until June 2019

The post is based at our Oxford office.

A full job description is available on our website: 

Please note: you must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  We cannot sponsor anyone who does not already have this right and in order to be considered for this post you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.  If in doubt of your status, see the UK Government’s website for clarification: 

How to apply

Applications should be made by email and should include:

  • A full CV
  • A personal statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the essential and/or desirable criteria in the job description and what you would bring to the role
  • Details of your right to work in the UK: either
    a) UK/EEA/Swiss citizen (except Croatian nationals who require ARC documentation); or
    b) details of work permit /visa.
  • Where you saw the job advert e.g. (INASP website, Charity Job)

Applications will only be considered if they provide all the above.

To apply click on the "Apply" button below

The closing date for applications is Friday 13 July 2018, 5 pm GMT.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17 July 2018 in Oxford (UK).

Successful candidates selected for interview will be notified and sent interview details including advance preparation requirement.

Please note we reserve the right to close applications early if a large number of applications are received.

We will not accept applications through agencies.


INASP is a UK registered charity, established in 1992 and funded by a range of government and institutional donors.  We have 24 staff based in our Oxford and London offices.

For more details please go to our website:

INASP is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities in employment, respecting diversity and avoiding unlawful discrimination at recruitment and during employment. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of their race, gender identity, biological sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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us, like your name, address, telephone number and email address. We will only use that information to process your application and to monitor recruitment statistics. We will not share it with any third parties without your permission.

Personal information about unsuccessful candidates will be held securely for 12 months after the recruitment exercise has been completed, it will then be destroyed or deleted. We retain de-personalised statistical information about applicants to help inform our recruitment activities, but no individuals are identifiable from that data.

If you are subsequently employed by INASP, we will compile a file relating to your
employment. The information contained in it will be kept secure and will only be used for purposes directly relevant to your employment. Once your employment with INASP has ended we will retain your file for 6 years in accordance with our retention schedule and then delete it.
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