YUVA (www.yuva.org.tr) is a non governmental organization running various projects on adult education and lifelong learning in Turkey. The organization was founded in 2010 and takes measures for sustainable life styles, poverty reduction and democratization through adult learning and promotes participatory teaching methods.
The organization decided to support the Syrian refugees since 2013, by opening Community and Vocational Training Centers; providing adult education trainings, livelihoods and psychosocial care.
The M&E Coordinator is expected to lead the monitoring and evaluation of the Syrian Refugees Program components. S/he will be reporting to the donor organizations and the Program Manager of YUVA on the progress of the Project. S/he will be based in İstanbul.
Duties and Responsibilities
Developing M&E tools for the Syrian Refugees Program, including planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting cycles.
Working closely with Project Managers, Community Center Managers and Education Coordinator to ensure the timely implementation of the M&E process.
Producing high quality reports of M&E findings and recommendations in a timely manner
Attending to the relevant meetings with program partners and donors.
Reporting possible problems to the relevant person during implementation and providing recommendations for resolving those issues.
A minimum of 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation
Interest in education and protection services for Refugees
Being able to travel extensively
Skills and Competences
Knowledge of M&E tools
Being a strong team member
Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
Fluent English in reading, writing and speaking (Fluency in Arabic is an asset)
Ability to travel
Energetic, enthusiastic and likeable;
Adherence to YUVA’s values (http://yuva.org.tr/textpage.php?id=3&dbName=bizkimiz&lang=EN).
Interested persons should send their application consisting of the following (all in English):
Cover letter outlining qualifications and experience relevant to the proposed task,
Updated CV (without photo)
Contact information of 2 references
The application and requests for any additional information/ clarifications/ documents should be submitted by September 6th, 2016 to (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate in the subject line of your mail and in your cover letter the vacancy title as “ M&E Coordinator_IST”. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for follow up. If you have not been contacted three (3) weeks after closing, consider your application unsuccessful.
YUVA is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion.