Head of Monitoring and Evaluation

Blue Ventures


Paid • Full Time • Permanent

blueventures.org hr@blueventures.org

Sectors: marine conservation

Closing date: Monday, 24th August 2020  

Location: Bristol, or remote (home working) with travel to Bristol for meetings

Closing date for applications: 24 August 2020 

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: Permanent

Remuneration: Competitive salary based on experience 

We rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities

Blue Ventures develops locally led approaches to marine management that benefit people and nature alike. By listening and responding to basic needs, we design our models to catalyse and sustain marine conservation, unlocking the potential of coastal communities to manage their resources. We work in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to advancing the rights of small-scale fishers throughout the coastal tropics.

Summary job description

Blue Ventures’ approach is grounded in listening and responding to the needs of coastal communities. We seek to reimagine the relationship between people and conservation, to benefit and empower communities through practical efforts to protect the ocean. The approaches we develop are grounded in our theory of change and underpinned by our learning framework. 

We are seeking a Head of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) to provide operational and strategic leadership to our M&E team. The role is responsible for ensuring that good monitoring and evaluation approaches, systems and tools are embedded in all aspects of Blue Ventures’ programmes. 

Our M&E seeks to harness data to empower coastal communities and decision makers in marine conservation and fisheries management, while ensuring we can assess and document our impact and reach. We also provide training and support to partner NGOs and community organisations in using participatory data systems to support community conservation. The Head of M&E plays a key role in leading and energising an internal community of practice that promotes a supportive learning culture and seeks to ensure that Blue Ventures’ M&E is informed by global best practice.

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Application Process

Applicants should apply online via Blue Ventures website.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and first-round interviews may be conducted with short-listed candidates before the application deadline.

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

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