Fecha de vencimiento: 03 de noviembre de 2023





About the role

The MEL Manager of the programme plays an executive role and is accountable for ensuring programme information and knowledge management, and high-quality delivery in Ecuador and Peru.


The MEL Manager will be responsible for:

  • Lead the design and implementation of the Monitoring, Planning and Learning Plan (MEL Plan) for the whole programme.
  • Ensuring that the data generated by activities are gathered in a trustful, precise and timely way, with an approach on good adaptive management practices and continuous improvement.
  • Ensuring a robust monitoring and learning system is developed and implemented across the consortium that is responsive to the needs of the programme and donor.
  • Overseeing partners’ MEL systems for the different programme components.
  • Supporting the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party to prepare donor reports and systematisation of programme information for provide to communications and outreach program strategy.
  • Drawing together learning from programme implementation, developing learning materials and facilitating learning across the consortium and beyond.
  • Facilitating mid-term and final evaluation.
  • Advising and overseeing the data collection service provider.
  • The MEL Manager will have the support of the data collection service provider and play your role with close coordination with consortium-level MEL.

Accountabilities are indicated below with approximate level of effort against each.


Person Profile
To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Engineering degree, or equivalent, in subjects related to monitoring and evaluation and/or international development, such as systems, computer science, economics, natural resources or forestry studies.
  • At least 8 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of international cooperation projects, preferably with some years in the environmental sector.
  • Experience in planning, design, and implementation of monitoring systems for tracking/performance of activities and indicators.
  • Experience in the collection, analysis, synthesis, management, systematisation of information for learning activities and knowledge management.
  • Skills and experience in the implementation and delivery of information technology services.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team. A team player, able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and with differing objectives, bringing people together, managing potential conflict and facilitating communication and learning.
  • Fluency in Spanish and intermediate or advanced command of English.



  • Significant experience working in the environment and/or development sector in southern America, including experience in a senior MEL capacity.
  • Master’s level qualification preferred in livelihoods and/or environment; undergraduate qualification in a relevant field required.
  • Strong analytical skills and a curiosity to learn and share learning for programme improvement.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing MEL systems in complex project environments.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with project partners using an adaptive management approach to ensure delivery responds to learning and changes in context.
  • Proven track record of using key project MEL tools and skills and of supporting teams in multiple locations to build capacity in these areas.
  • Ability to design and facilitate learning workshops.
  • Must be able to clearly undertake tasks and deliver to time-pressured deadlines, including travel at short-notice and working effectively with other team members.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish and able to write high quality internal and external reports in English.
  • Commitment to environmental and humanitarian principles and to supporting people to improve their lives.
  • Experience of working in the Andes-Amazon landscape is desirable.
  • Experience of facilitating on-line learning and webinars would be an advantage.





If you are interested in this position and fulfill the requirements, please send your CV with a letter of intent indicating why you are the right candidate for this job. Please include your salary expectation and three professional references.

Please name files in the following manner: “CV_Name_Surname” (CV) and “LI_Name_Surname” (letter of intent), and send both documents to with the subject line labeled “MEL Manager” by 3 November 2023.


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