Hivos Job Vacancy : Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer -SII

Hivos Southeast Asia is an International
non-governmental organization guided by humanist values. It aims at structural
poverty alleviation with a strong focus on civil society building and
sustainable economic development. Hivos Southeast Asia provides financial
support for local NGOs, is active in networking, lobbying and exchanging
knowledge and expertise. For its Hivos Southeast Asia (Hivos SEA) seeks
qualified Indonesian candidates for the position of:

Title                  :  Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer

Duty Station      : 
Sumba, Indonesia

Duration            : 
One year, with possibility of extension

Report to          : 
Field Project Manager-SII




In 2010 Hivos Southeast
Asia started the Iconic Island initiative. The Indonesian island of Sumba was
chosen as the ‘Iconic Island’. Hivos Southeast aims to provide access to
reliable renewable forms of energy to the population of this island, and in
doing so, ending their dependency on fossil fuels and support development and
economic activities of the local population. With years of experience working
with partner organizations to establish access to sustainable energy in
developing countries, Hivos Southeast Asia is convinced that converting to
sustainable energy while combining poverty reduction, is possible on a large
scale. The results of the Iconic Island initiative should become an example for
other parts of the world.

In December 2015, Hivos
Southeast Asia signed a partnership agreement with the Millennium Challenge
Account-Indonesia (MCA-I) which allows Hivos Southeast Asia to rapidly scale up
renewable energy access and income benefits by replicating the successful
approaches and business models developed under our Sumba Iconic Island (SII).
The partnership agreement is working to achieve two outcomes, including:

of rural livelihoods through utilization of renewable energy in rural
communities; and

2)    Sustainable business
models to create market (energy market and energy appliances market) of
off-grid RE technologies adopted.


The ME&L Officer (SII) is responsible for
monitoring, evaluation and learning dimensions of Sumba Iconic Island programme
and operates in accordance with the Hivos Southeast Asia policy and donor
requirements, which in this case is the Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia
(MCA-I). The ME&L Officer works closely with Field Project Manager SII,
PM/Deputy PM Green Energy, Hivos Southeast Asia’ DMEL Officer and Consortium
Partners (Village Infrastructure Angels, Winrock International and Yayasan
Rumah Energi) to accurately monitor the phases of the project to ensure proper
roll-out, monitoring results indicators using the SMART concept and analysing
the evaluation results. S/he translates the project’s Result Chain into
tangible indicators for monitoring and evaluation; analyses, validates and
aggregates outputs, outcomes and learning in all phases of the process, in
close partnership with other project staff.


Together with Hivos Southeast Asia’ DMEL
Officer, the ME&L Officer validates the potential sustainability and
scalability of innovations, experiments and tests solutions through formative,
summative and real-time evaluation on the basis of relevant expertise and
experiences and also manages the assessment, validation and improvement of
performance during the project cycle itself. At the beginning, s/he focuses on
the procedural and logistics aspects of accountability and transparency: data
collection, reporting, etc and in a later stage wilkl take the lead on
collection of material and writing the best practices/lesson learned from the
Sumba Iconic Island project.


The ME&L Officer will lead in delivering
fact-based evidence according to the proposed project outputs based on MCA-I’s
requirements and will enhance the quality of new and/or ongoing project

The ME&L Officer position is part of the Sumba Iconic Island
programme delivery team, coordinating with Hivos Southeast Asia and consortium
partner’s M&E staff. The ME&L Officer
provides the technical evidence to be used by the Sumba Iconic Island projects
teams and works in close partnership with all positions mentioned above, to
provide back-up and support to successfully implement activities and put
forward proof to convince donors of Hivos Southeast Asia’ Theory of Chance and
operational capacities.


Roles and



play a proactive role in the implementation of the multi stakeholders Sumba
Iconic Island initiative which aims at realizing 100% renewable energy at

2.     To sharpen, manage and implement the
monitoring evaluation and learning framework and systems according to the MCA-I
reporting templates and data collection tools.

3.     To ensure project compliance with MCA-I
reporting requirements.

4.     To coordinate, manage and be responsible for
data collection from the field, analysis and reporting performance indicators
by programme/project team members and programme/project counterparts with Hivos
DMEL Officer.

5.     To provide overall management for the
implementation of the framework in coordination with Hivos Southeast Asia DMEL

6.     To coordinate or facilitate specific areas of
data collection as defined in the framework.

7.     To assist the project staffs in the
development of regular progress reports according to MCA-I requirements.

8.     To regularly review and update the project’s
monitoring evaluation & learning plan.

9.     To assist on the progress of the project,
including:  monitoring and evaluation of
the impact and outcome, providing regular progress report.

10.  To be responsible in research, studies and
survey and evaluation activities.

11.  To prepare lessons learned from the project
and develop a plan for future activities.

12.  To support the knowledge dissemination through
trainings, mentoring and field visits.

13.  To contribute to Hivos Southeast Asia’s
overall organizational and policy development.

14.  To be
a reliable and supportive team member to the whole team.

Knowledge, experiences and competencies


1.     Relevant work experience: at least 3 years.

2.     Experience with project and programme
monitoring and evaluation

3.     Extensive experience in developing M&E
framework and its ongoing management within renewable energy issues

4.     Work experience in an international

5.     Track record in
writing/compiling/editing proposals

6.     Excellent understanding
on data collection methods and analysis raw data into project intelligence.

7.     Is attention to details
and a good team player

8.     Passion in development
sectors would be an advantage

9.     Having respect for a
humanitarian or humanist principle and willing to work in a non-discriminating,
neutral, impartial and gender equal environment.


What do we offer?

An inspiring and
dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work

for an ambitious new international initiative.


How to apply?

To apply for this
position please submit your CV and a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 4 September 2016.

This is an opened
position at national level.

Please specify the position name you are applying
for (‘ME&Learning Officer-SII’)
in the ‘subject’ line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be

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