We are looking for a maternity cover for the post of Monitoring & Evidence Adviser. This is an exciting opportunity to work across programme and policy teams to promote the rights of older people through monitoring of programmes and evidence gathering for advocacy work.
The post holder will work closely with HelpAge International's offices and partners to take forward the organisation’s evidence and learning framework. This includes development of monitoring approaches for projects and advocacy, supporting learning from practice, as well as reflection and analysis of evidence gathered.

As Monitoring & Evidence Adviser, you will have demonstrated experience in developing programme monitoring and working at the local level combined with an understanding of the organisational learning debate and analytical skills applied in a development context, including participatory research methods.

The right candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of development issues, an understanding of rights-based approaches, and the ability to manage information to promote learning. A team worker with experience of working with people across sectors, the post holder will have excellent oral and written communication skills. Advisory and support work with international offices will require international travel.

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For a full job description and application details, please visit www.helpage.org at the jobs section UK vacancies.
Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) (London)
Closing date: 11 Sep 2008
Job Description

Interim Monitoring & Evidence Adviser
8 months contract with possible extension