Pas de compte? Ouvrir un compe

Mot de passe oublié?


Password will be generated and sent to your email address.

Head of Evidence and Learning CDI

Countries: Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Start Network
Closing date: 22 Jan 2023


Start Network has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Evidence and Learning to join our team. The role ensures Start Network has robust evidence, analysis, and feedback systems to enable internal and external understanding of our effectiveness, results, and impact. This role acts as the custodian of the organisation’s theory of change, charged with determining, informing, and monitoring the outcomes and indicators contained therein. The role oversees our research agenda and our monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEAL) activities across the organisation. The overall purpose of the role is to ensure the network and its stakeholders have trusted information and analysis to help improve humanitarian operations, achieve better outcomes for people affected by crisis, and effect systems change.

As a senior role we are looking for candidates with significant experience in leading a dynamic Monitoring and Evaluation, Research and Evidence team, and demonstrable understanding of quality, effectiveness, and accountability initiatives in the humanitarian sector. Candidates will also have demonstrated experience in developing MEAL and research strategies and tools, and leading collaborative research projects. Candidates will bring extensive knowledge of current trends and developments related to knowledge management, evidencing impact and MEAL level. If you have excellent communication skills, have good networking and relationship management skills, and have proven problem-solving skills, then you might be the person we’re looking for!



  • A higher degree in NGO management sciences, humanitarian-related studies and/or one of the social sciences
  • Demonstrated experience in developing MEAL and research strategies and tools
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing collaborative and complex research projects
  • Demonstrated experience in promoting collaborative approaches for cross- and interorganisational learning
  • Experience in leading complex Monitoring and Evaluation, Research or Evidence teams
  • Demonstrable understanding of quality, effectiveness, and accountability initiatives in the humanitarian sector
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends and developments related to knowledge management, evidencing impact and MEAL level


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deal tactfully and sensitively with a wide range of people in a large organisation, often at a distance
  • Excellent networking and relationship management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills to provide guidance on qualitative and quantitative methods and to establish strong understanding of programmes
  • Proven problem-solving skills to provide a range of practical solutions to operational challenges
  • Proven ability to manage a dispersed and/or matrix-managed team
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt according to direction of Start Network Competencies – Leading and Inspiring others
  • Working effectively with others
  • Innovating and Adapting
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Delivering Results
  • Experience of working with second languages, preferably French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Arabic

How to apply

Applications should be through Be Applied our online recruitment platform which uses anonymised applications and predictive, skill-based assessments which are blind- reviewed to reduce bias.

If you have any questions or need support with your application, please email us using [email protected]

Closing date: Sunday 22nd January 2023

Applications may be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so please apply early where possible

Any offer of employment will be conditional subject to relevant checks. Please refer to our privacy statement and candidate privacy notice regarding treatment of your data. Start Network also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. The core of the scheme is that participating organisations share information about safeguarding-related misconduct (i.e., sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment) that a candidate has been found to have committed during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. For more information regarding this scheme, please visit their website:


  • date de publication:
  • Date d'expiration: 19 janvier 2023
  • Emplacement: Anywhere
  • Titre d'emploi: Head of Evidence and Learning

Les offres d'emploi similaire

Show More Jobs