Senior Program Manager–Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

Posted By: Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives APPI


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Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY APPI has currently made and will make a set of grants that need Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) expertise. APPI, is seeking a dynamic individual in the capacity of Senior Program Manager – Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) who will be leading the MEL function for the organizations. The incumbent will be responsible for developing strategy and providing technical support on appropriate MEL frameworks to a team of Program Managers and Program Officers who work at the theme and portfolio level respectively in delivering grants for the APPI. The Senior Program Manager is expected to develop and maintain a variety of relationships across the organization and with grantees. KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS Grant and/or Programme Management Support • Support all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s). This will include a) Monitoring data quality b) Tracking the progress of activities • Support all Learning & Knowledge Management activities of

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

• Experience of 10+ years of post-qualification experience with at least 3 in project/program management and 5 in Monitoring and Evaluation of large programs development projects on ground. • Knowledge of and experience in designing and using Research and M & E tools, survey, surveillance systems and evaluations • Strong leadership, interpersonal and collaboration skills; proven ability to be flexible in a team-oriented approach with diverse groups of people and be comfortable in a consensus based environment • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives APPI
  • About Organization:APPI is part of a group of organisations and institutions founded by Mr Azim Premji. It aspires to facilitate a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society in partnership with several organizations through providing grants (and other support where appropriate) to organisations whose work has significant potential to contribute to social change in a synergistic manner. In addition to providing grants to identified partner organisations and institutions, where appropriate APPI also helps build their capacity and be strategic in what they do. The organisation will work across several domains including Governance, Health, Livelihoods, etc. It aims to support several different kinds of interventions, ranging from the direct provision of basic amenities and services to indirect interventions such as those that facilitate institutional development, learning, campaigning to promote awareness, networking, research, and advocacy. For more information please log o