Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

  • Full time salary:
    £39,073 - £41,000 p.a. incl. LA
  • Type of contract:
  • Contracted hours:
  • Location:
    London, England
  • Closing date:
    31 March 2019

This role can be based in one of three locations This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based which can be the UK (London), Nigeria (Abuja) and Zimbabwe (Harare). 

About us

At Christian Aid we have a vision of a better world, free from poverty and inequality. To achieve this and bring about deep and lasting change, we are increasing our investment in programme quality and learning. This role represents part of that commitment. 

About the role

Sitting within the PIF (Programme Innovation and Funding) group, within the International Division, the post holder will play a key role in supporting quality M&E design and development processes for a range of programme types, while supporting in-country staff in the monitoring of on-going programme work. The post holder will additionally play a role in liaising across other M&E functions within the organisation, to further support the development of M&E processes and approaches. The role will also support broader programme and proposal design; systematic programme monitoring; and the production of sector leading evidence and learning. Christian Aid works on a partnership model and as such the role will have a particular focus on enhancing country programme and partner staff capacity in all aspect of programme cycle management.

About you

You will be an experienced M&E professional, with a proven track record of supporting successful project design processes, to secure grants and service contracts. You will be able to demonstrate solid, in-country, experience, along with evidence of innovative MEL practice, working on programmes supported by a range of institutional donors. With the ability to distance support in-country teams, you will also have the flexibility to travel to support design, training and facilitation processes at short notice. Knowledge of current donor M&E requirements, emerging trends, digital applications and relevant communities of practice will also be key. As will your time management skills, and your ability to operate in a large and complex organisation.

Further information on how to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter, detailing how you fit the person specification, and explaining your international experience.


We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance. The salary range quoted is for a UK location with London weighting applied. Rates for other locations will relate to existing scales operating in those countries. If applying for this role based in Zimbabwe or Nigeria please apply through the link on the "International Vacancies" page.