Monitoring Evaluation Learning Manager – Low Carbon Development Initiative

The Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office of the UK Government (FCDO) in collaboration with the Development and Planning Ministry (Bappenas) and the Government of Indonesia, have developed a partnership agreement in the Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI) since 2017. The first phase of LCDI was implemented in 2017-2021. Currently, the programme has entered LCDI Phase 2 (LCDI2) for four years. The LCDI Phase 1 focused on the preparation and implementation of the first national low-carbon development plan for Indonesia. One of the major milestones in LCDI Phase 1 is the Government of Indonesia launched a UK-funded report called “Low Carbon Development: A Paradigm Shift Towards a Green Economy in Indonesia” (the LCDI Report). This report has been successfully incorporated into the national Medium-Term Development (RPJMN) 2020-2024.

Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPML) is contracted by FCDO, with British Embassy Jakarta (BEJ) as its client service, as the Supplier to deliver and manage programme implementation of LCDI2 in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia (GoI), primarily Bappenas, along with relevant line ministries and the pilot provinces of the Programme. This programme will support implementation of the LCDI at both the national and subnational level to support the Government meet its emissions reductions targets in Indonesia’s medium term development plan. The programme covers:


  • Building political support for low-carbon development within and outside of government
  • Building knowledge and understanding of the LCDI approach among those who would be responsible for implementing it within GoI
  • Supporting implementation of the LCDI approach, especially through provincial and national development plans
  • Raising ambition to the highest levels set out in the LCDI report


To effectively implement the LCDI2, Oxford Policy Management (OPML,) as an implementing agency, is planning on mobilizing a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager for the LCDI2 implementation. This is for a 6 month contract initially with potential to extend depending on satisfactory performance and programme requirements.

Position Summary
The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager will support the monitoring and evaluation of the LCDI program including documenting lessons learned lesson learned from practices and generating evidence-based feedback for program planning.

As a MEL Manager for the LCDI Programme you will:

  • Design, implement, and strengthen monitoring and evaluation by refining and updating the program Theory of Change, conducting tracking program achievement through determined indicators, data sources, and analysis.
  • Provide technical inputs on MEL at all stages of program implementation delivery, including inception, design, data collection, analysis, writing and reporting, and dissemination
  • Integrating program Monitoring and Evaluation results for program reporting, feedback, and adaptation.
  • Develop, and manage the MEL tracking tool and apply the systems to the program implementation.
  • Organize capacity building with other LCDI team members on MEL to ensure consistent MEL practice is effectively implemented.
  • Support MEL results dissemination for program learning mechanism and support learning program and reflection to enhance program implementation.
  • Presenting the MEL program deliverables and progress to the key stakeholders including Bappenas and FCDO.
  • Design an adaptive program management framework for each program evaluation cycle.
  • Support the program evaluation process including facilitating the recruitment of external evaluators as required.
  • Support the application of AKSARA as an LCD implementation monitoring tool in collaboration with other specialists.

The output of a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager (but not limited to) is as follows:

  • Program framework that correspondence to the Theory of Change.
  • Effective program MEL tracking tool to support program implementation.
  • Six-month program activity monitoring report.
  • Annual program evaluation report.


Shortlisted candidates will be able to display the following essential specific qualifications, skills, and competencies:

  • Degree and post-graduate qualifications in relevant fields (including natural resources, forestry, economics, or social science.
  • Demonstrable experience in MEL in international aid agency projects including. developing Theory of Change, Project log frame design, and project evaluation.
  • Experience in writing project reports with international donors and government agencies.
  • Experience in facilitating and training in MEL including program Theory of Change and Log frame development.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, able to use initiative to achieve goals.
  • Good performance and management skills including interpersonal skills working with other team members.
  • Good English speaking and writing skills.


Our offer:

  • We enable colleagues’ capacity to grow professionally through enhanced learning resources, opportunities to work cross functionally, and space to engage with a range of internal and external industry events.
  • Our non-hierarchical culture values support, collaboration, intellectual curiosity, and a rich diversity of perspectives.
  • We provide an exceptionally generous annual leave entitlement and a hybrid working model to encourage and enable healthy work/life balance.
  • Wellbeing resources including a global Employee Assistance Programme and access to the UnMind app.
  • Competitive salary and contributory pension scheme.


We are strengthened by the diversity of colleagues across our global business and are committed to being an equal opportunities employer, promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace for all.  Our recruitment practices reflect our ambition to make the international development sector more inclusive and firm belief that our work delivers the best outcomes when we actively include a diversity of perspectives and experiences.

If you share our vision for fair public policy that benefits both people and planet, we would love to hear from you. We review and interview applicants on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply by way of CV via our careers site at the earliest.  We may close this advertisement before the published closing date, should a suitable candidate be identified.

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Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this role and candidates must have a pre-existing right to work in Indonesia for their application to be considered.
Oxford Policy Management is committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion at every level of the business.  Should you require adjustments to make the application process more accessible please contact us via: [email protected] (please do not send CVs to this email address as it is for technical enquiries only. We ask that all applicants apply through our OPM careers website.

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