We are looking for an M&E expert

A challenging, international and dynamic environment . 36 hours/week, starting asap 
Intro to RNW Media

RNW Media is an international digital media accelerator, working for impact. Our mission is to accelerate the impact of locally rooted civil society organisations and media outlets in their use of digital media to reach, engage and mobilize young people aged 15 to 35 on issues that matter to them like government accountability, gender equality or climate justice. We work with those who, like us, want to unleash the potential of next generations (millennials, Gen Z) in countries where freedom of expression and digital inclusion are under pressure. It is our goal to ensure that by 2030, through digital media, one billion young people can make informed decisions, advance their rights and positively affect society.

We are proud to have 75 years of experience in the media sector, over 50 years as a training centre and more than 10 years working on media for development. 

The purpose of the position

The M&E Expert develops and regularly updates a monitoring and evaluation system to capture progress in programme implementation cycles using both digital and offline data collection, research and analysis. He/she captures learnings and shares these with colleagues and partners. The M&E Expert ensures that these learnings are taken into account in programme implementation. 

Positioning in the organisation

The M&E Expert reports to the Impact Team Lead.

Your responsibilities

The M&E Expert:  

  • Develops and monitors the implementation of effective PMEL systems for all programmes and themes by all programme staff;
  • Ensures the effective and timely reporting to partners and donors;
  • Jointly with other experts, determines the use of external (freelance) PMEL staff; and where needed manages an international team of global and local experts;
  • Translates lessons learned into practical steps for improvement in performance and efficiency;
  • Regularly ensures the evaluation of PMEL activities to identify (potential) problems and propose solutions/improvements;
  • Supports and advises partners on PMEL activities;
  • Is responsible for advising on effective indicators and plans for measuring in accordance with RNW’s ToC;
  • Is responsible for ensuring that all newly developed proposals are in line with RNW Media’s indicators and goals;  
  • Ensures that best practices are documented by project and programme staff and shared with the organization and where appropriate with partners.

Knowledge and experience

The M&E Expert has:  

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;
  • Knowledge of and experience in setting up and managing M&E systems;
  • Strong conceptual knowledge about theories of change approach, logical model and data quality assurance;
  • Experience with facilitation and implementation of M&E;
  • Knowledge of and experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods;
  • Experience of working with external consultants, researchers, and strategic partners;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and written;
  • Fluent in English. 

What do we offer?

Working at RNW Media is much more than a job. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, you support young people to drive social change. You also become part of a young and multi-cultural team of highly skilled professionals. We are a flexible project-based centre of expertise where you work in multidisciplinary teams. We have an informal and flexible work structure that emphasises wellbeing as much as it does quality of work.

At RNW Media we have a competitive Compensation & Benefits package. This job is graded in salary scale 7 (€3.204,84- – € 4.485,96-). Your salary will be dependent on experience and expertise. We offer a one year contract, subject to renewal.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries as we are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We also encourage interested candidates who may not meet all criteria to apply – we value team members who are eager to learn and grow.

As RNW Media, we are committed to reflecting the young people for whom we work. We aim to build as diverse a team as possible, whether it be in relation to gender, ethnicity, sexual identity or age. People originally from the regions where we work, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East are particularly welcome to apply.

How to apply

Please apply HERE by submitting your CV and motivation letter before May 15th, 2024.

In your application letter outline demonstrable examples of how you meet the requirements of the role. An assignment can be part of the procedure.

Only applicants with a valid residence and work permit for the Netherlands will be considered.