Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Senior Evaluation Advisor - Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) at British Council

The British Council is looking for an experienced professional with strong sector knowledge to join us as Senior Evaluation Advisor - Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). S/he will lead the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) strategy and implementation in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) region, ensuring that the region’s strategic priorities are at the centre of evaluation effort (for external fundraising and/or regional reporting). This is an opportunity to join our staff working to build trust and create opportunities in the UK and in more than 100 countries around the world. We are looking for people who believe in the integrity and value of what we do.Senior Evaluation Advisor - Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) at British Council

Job Title: Senior Evaluation Advisor - Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)

Location: Abuja
The successful post holder will be based in Nigeria.  The postholder will seek to ensure that all SSA projects, programmes and portfolios are equipped with the systems to be able to provide credible evidence of both impact and value for money both in terms of client requirements and British Council’s overall Results and Evidence Framework (REF). This opportunity is targeted at experienced professionals with good sector knowledge and demonstrable track record of delivering results in a comparable role.

Our work in education and society helps transform national education systems, builds more inclusive and open societies and increases young people’s opportunities. Across SSA, government priorities are the interconnected agendas of economic growth, education and youth employment. The opportunity and challenge is to meet the needs of emerging societies and economies and the aspirations of the burgeoning youth population. Within this context, many governments seek to invest in education systems to raise standards.

Sub-Saharan region currently has operations in 20 countries including Sierra Leone, Cameroun, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, Mozambique, Sudan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Botswana.

About Us

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Through our work in Education and Society, we provide opportunities for people to broaden their horizons and build sustainable futures. Our Society programmes enable individuals, communities and governments to work together to make positive transformation where it matters - from strengthening civil society, to widening access to justice and promoting the rule of law.

Key accountabilities for the role include:
  • Strategic leadership and regional coordination of monitoring and evaluation
  • Support delivery of SSA contribution to the regional REF process
  • Demonstrating Impact
  • Regional Capacity Building 

(For full details please see the information included on the British Council jobs portal)
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this role, please ensure you review full details on the British Council jobs portal and submit all stated requirements by 25 May 2018 (2359hrs UK time) as follows: Further details: Short-listing will be carried out against the essential knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience specified in the Role Profile. Do ensure these essential requirements are addressed within your application and supporting statement.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online ; applications submitted through other channels will not be accepted.


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