Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

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Last update: Feb 28, 2022 Last update: Feb 28, 2022


Deadline: Mar 28, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Belgium, Netherlands, UK Belgium, Netherlands, UK
Sectors: Monitoring & Evaluation Monitoring & Evaluation
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience: <1
Date posted: Feb 28, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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Are you passionate about international development and complex social and economic policy challenges? Are you an experienced Monitoring & Evaluation expert?

Our International Development Unit (IDU) is currently looking for a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant to join our established M&E team. This role can be based in Rotterdam, Brussels or London.

Your Role
As a senior consultant you will work on our portfolio of monitoring and evaluation projects in international development, covering the broad range of thematic areas of Ecorys such as: public sector governance, security and justice, poverty alleviation, migration, education, health, private sector development and natural resource management.

You will have the opportunity to implement M&E assignments ranging from long-term research to short-term consultancy (including travel abroad), for a variety of clients. We currently deliver M&E contracts for the Netherlands Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), other bilateral donors, the UN, the World Bank, the EU, international charities and foundations, and NGOs.

In your role you will be responsible for winning, managing and delivering monitoring and evaluation assignments, overseeing Ecorys research teams and external experts. You are involved in the full range of consulting responsibilities: business development, project implementation, team management, mentoring of junior researchers and report writing.

Qualifications and Experience

Significant and demonstrable senior experience of design and delivery of evaluation and research in the context of international development;
A good level of knowledge in one or more of the following thematic areas: public sector governance, security and justice, poverty alleviation, migration, education, health, private sector development and natural resource management;
Excellent ability in drafting and coordination of high-quality research reports/outputs;
Proven knowledge and application of M&E systems and methodologies – including quantitative and mixed-method evaluation approaches, including experience in developing logical frameworks and theories of change;
Experience with M&E software both for qualitative and quantitative data analysis would be an advantage;
Fluency in written and spoken English – working knowledge of French would be desirable.

Our Offer
We offer a professional, stimulating and learning environment. Our offer further includes a competitive salary, flexible working hours, and ample training and other professional development opportunities. We also offer excellent additional employee benefits, such as the opportunity to purchase Ecorys shares, employers’ contribution to the pension plan, and purchase of additional holidays. We have a hybrid working policy, which means that we are flexible in terms of working from home or office.

About Ecorys and IDU
Ecorys is a leading research-based consultancy that helps clients make a positive impact on society. From research and evaluation to project management, we help, independently, public and private clients by providing with evidence and advice to tackle the issues affecting communities around the world. We achieve our business objectives in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible way. Our working culture promotes personal and career development.

The International Development Unit (IDU) leads on Ecorys’ work in developing countries from our teams in Rotterdam, Brussels, London, Zambia, Bangladesh, Ghana, India, and Turkey allowing you to work in a truly international environment. In addition to Monitoring and Evaluation, IDU’s focus areas are Public Administration & Governance, Economic Development, and Natural Resource Management.