Accountabilities and Responsibilities
The Results and Learning (R&L) Leader will have primary responsibility for all monitoring, results measurement, evaluation, research, information-gathering and dissemination within the programme.
Working together with the Team Leader, the Deputy Team Leader and other team members, the R&L Leader will:
Manage the overarching strategy for MRM and evaluation throughout the programme;
Review and revise (as appropriate) the MRM system for the programme, using baseline data and quantitative and qualitative methods as appropriate;
Manage the MRM system (and allocated budget) in accordance with best practices and, as a minimum, the Results Measurement Standard of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED);
Work closely with the Monitoring Officer and each of the four Intervention Leaders to ensure regular and effective MRM (especially monitoring) of their particular work stream (with particular reference to the programme logical framework (logframe));
Oversee the use of key surveys and other instruments to evaluate the programme’s impact and adapt such surveys/instruments as appropriate;
Liaise with DFID to measure progress and achievements against the logframe;
Coordinate the meeting and inputs of an independent research learning panel of international specialists to guide on the general research strategy;
Build a relationship and liaise regularly with the Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) programme to maximise learning through DEEPEN and to ensure the integrity, credibility and reliability of all data produced.