Director of Analysis Research and Learning (DARL), Ethiopia Sustainable Peace Activity job at PACT Ethiopia
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Director of Analysis Research and Learning (DARL), Ethiopia Sustainable Peace Activity

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PACT Ethiopia

Deadline of this Job:
28 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities
The Director of Analysis Research and Learning (DARL) provides strategic guidance, vision, and management for the research and learning agenda for the project, all encompassed under its own objective. This individual also supervises monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with sub-contractors, sub-awardees and USAID. The DARL oversees all applied research activities (rapid context monitoring and longer-form analytical studies) and MEL activities. They do so by providing technical direction and support to the Research and MEL teams. The DARL ensures rigorous research is conducted and widely disseminated with appropriate audiences, as well as the accurate reporting of performance. They will ensure that the Activity aligns with Pact’s quality standards for MEL in close coordination with Pact DC’s Learning, Evidence, and Impact (LEAP) team.

Specific Duties:
The specific duties to be carried out by the successful candidate are listed below:
• Oversees cross-cutting action-research and conflict analysis. Responsibilities include coordination with SPA’s research partner and managing rapid context research.
• Oversee the synergy between the research agenda with MEL outputs.
• Manage context and issue-specific studies (both rapid and long-term research)
• Coordinate any external evaluation processes, including drafting evaluation ToR and selection of firm, in alignment with award.
• Develop and disseminate relevant MEL tools, formats and lead the provision of MEL specific technical training
• Collaborate closely with the SPA Senior Management Team
• Oversee data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is of high quality and audit worthy
• Supervise the MEL team
• For participatory research approaches, strengthen staff and partners’ capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation techniques through comprehensive staff training, mentoring, and/or coaching.
• Oversee the development and maintenance of an adaptive management/learning system and spearheads reflection sessions on date, ensure accurate and timely storage of electronic files.
• Responsible for the data analysis, writing, and review of the results and learning sections of program reports in collaboration with program staff, before submission to donor and ensure consortium partners’ compliance with internal data quality requirements and timely submissions for reporting.
• Commitment to applied learning and adaptation based on data: Lead the program team on routine reviews and interpretation of data for learning and adaptation; package and disseminate timely findings in a meaningful way, and make suggestions for adaption
• Oversee development of a learning agenda and implement a system designed to identify lessons learned and disseminate timely information
• Produce learning products and thought leadership pieces relevant to the project intervention; present in local conferences or on webinars regarding project’s learning
• Other tasks as assigned

Job Requirements
Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in any of the following or related fields: social science, international development, public health, evaluation, statistics, or economics
• 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience in designing, managing, and implementing results-based MERL activities
• At least 5 years of supervisory experience
• Demonstrated relevant technical skills in analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data, and packaging the findings
• Excellent organizational as well as English oral and written communication skills
• Progressively responsible experience in research and learning and/or monitoring and evaluation of peacebuilding activities, program beneficiaries, and program staff.
• Experience in participatory research approaches
• Extensive expertise in research ethics and Do No Harm requirements in sensitive research environments
• Experience in utilizing gender and social inclusion sensitive indicators and measures
• Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, including USAID, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including impact evaluation.
• Ability to work well on team and with various partner organizations
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available statistical software programs.
Preferred qualifications
• Fluency in Amharic (oral, writing, and reading)
• Ethiopian nationals are encouraged to apply
• Experience with DHIS2 platform and mobile data collection software
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Interested applicants fulfilling the requirements are invited to send their application letter and CV to  or Pact Ethiopia Office Address indicating Director of Analysis Research and Learning (DARL), Ethiopia Sustainable Peace Activity.
Deadline for application: November 28, 2022.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only those candidates that are short listed for interviews will be notified.
Address: Yeka Sub City, Gurd Shola Area, Woreda 9, house No. 778, Mercy Plaza 6th floor. For further information please call by the following numbers 011661-6244/0116616939.

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Job Info
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 November 2022
Duty Station: Addis Ababa
Posted: 15-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-11-2065
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