Evidence & Learning Support Officer

  • G01 No poverty
  • G02 Zero hunger
  • G03 Good Health and Well Being
  • Copenhagen
  • February 3, 2019

Website redbarnetdk Red Barnet

Save the Children Denmark

International Department / Evidence and Learning (E&L) Unit 
The Evidence and Learning Support Officer position is assigned to provide administrative support to the Head of the E&L Team and – on request from the Head of the E&L Team – to support individual team members with on-going projects and processes, in particular to support the new focus areas of innovation and research. The support officer will support the team in project management, in drafting research and innovation applications, in coordinating and preparing learning events, in assisting with reporting and programming processes, in supporting MEAL processes and in ad-hoc priority tasks based on delegation by the Head of the E&L Team

More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:
Administrative Tasks, on-going:
  • Support the Head of E&L Team with updating budget.
  • Support the Head of E&L Team with updating and tracking progress on Workplan.
  • Maintain and update the E&L Sharepoint site, including ensuring proper data management and filing.
  • Writing meeting minutes from E&L meetings.
  • Coordinate and support E&L learning events such as research and innovation seminars, conferences and workshops.
  • Provide other needed ad-hoc administrative support to the Head of the E&L Team.
Support to processes and project management:
  • Support the new focus areas of research and innovation, respectively, with project management
  • Support Danida reporting and programming processes at peak points.
  • Provide support to research and innovation proposal writing processes.
  • Support MEAL processes and ad-hoc priority tasks.
Support to evidence and learning within the E&L Team:
  • Support in capturing lessons learned.
  • Support in reporting on E&L tasks, upon request from Head of E&L Team.
  • Develop and disseminate E&L newsletter.
  • Undertake smaller mapping, surveys and assessments, upon request from the Head of E&L Team.

A Master’s degree in a relevant field of study (International Development, Social Sciences, Anthropology or similar), or alternatively a Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of relevant work experience.  Candidates with prior experience with SCD, or other NGO, including as Interns or Student Assistants are preferred. Furthermore, the ideal candidate has:
  • Experience working with international Project Cycle Management in NGOs.
  • Good process coordination skills and experience with reporting and programming processes.
  • Experience with support to innovation and research project management, including writing funding and cooperation proposals within these two areas.
  • Knowledge of MEAL standards and processes.
  • Strong skills in IT, Excel and Sharepoint.
  • Experience working with the Logical Framework Approach as well as the Theory of Change.
  • Sound analytical skills and experience writing reports.
  • Good communication (verbal and writing) skills in both Danish and English. French would be a plus.
You are a problem-solver who base your solutions on critical thinking and gathered information. Your work reflects a good knowledge of technical standards and you keep up to date with professional trends. You proactively and independently take responsibility for planning and prioritizing tasks and thereby deliver timely results. Communication and collaboration are key strengths of yours.

You will be employed according to the terms and conditions of the local Collective Agreement between Red Barnet and the relevant unions. The position is an AC classification with 37 working hours per week.

Deadline for applications is 3rd February 2019. We may decide to interview candidates on a rolling basis, before the deadline, as deemed relevant.
Please note that we do not accept applications outside of our recruitment system.

For further information, please contact head of the Evidence and Learning Unit, Rasmus Jørgensen at raj@redbarnet.dk

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