Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Deadline: 2018-01-08 Apply Now: Click Here Posted On: 2017-11-16 07:19:08 , By Aakash Sethi

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Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist – Anandshala

Quest Alliance works towards enabling individuals to build self-learning pathways in order to make meaning of their lives.

It is a not-for-pro?t trust that focuses on research-led innovation and advocacy in the ?eld of teaching and learning. We engage with educators, civil society, government institutions and corporate organisations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions in school education and vocational training.

At QUEST you will get the opportunity to apply your skills and contribute to addressing issues around education and skills training. The organization would give you the space to learn and grow in a fun and engaging environment.  We have an eclectic group of people working at QUEST drawn from diverse disciplines including Education, Technology, Design, Youth Development and Research.

Scope of Work -

In Bihar Quest is working for last 5 years in field of Employability and Education. Under Employability Program Quest is working in partnership with different Organisations in Bihar and across India with an objective to provide a holistic development opportunity for young people by giving them tools and know how to become self-learners and navigate their personal and professional lives with confidence.  Under Education in partnership with BEPC (Bihar Education Project council) Quest is running Anandshala program across 996 Govt schools of Samastipur District. now the program has expanded to Jharkhand. The main objective of this program is to make the School a Joyful learning space to build their essential skills to become independent thinkers.

Quest Alliance is seeking an individual who will play the role of Monitoring & Evalaution Specialist for providing support in monitoring and evaluating Anadshala Program of Quest Alliance. S/he will be responsible for overall M&E of Anadshala Program. S/he will play role in promoting of key learnings for the improvement of the project and for wider learning of the organisation.

The role will cover the following:

1.Monitoring and Reporting 

  • Ensure Anadshala program has appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place, in line with Quest Alliance Strategy and donor grant management requirements.

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation procedures for Anadshala Program and recommend further improvement on the existing M&E framework of MyQuest program.

  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the programme outputs and outcomes.

  • Build capacity of Program team in monitoring, reporting and data (target) analysis as per requirements.

  • Develop and support maintenance of relevant electronic database for program in coordination with the Ed-tech team and build capacity of the programme team in use and management.

  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to carry out process monitoring as well as gather feedback from the beneficiaries about the implemented projects and submit detail reports.

  • Lead on the compilation of the  Anadshala Quarterly, half yearly and annual reports.

  • Develop the Evidence Based Decision Making systems for Anadshala program and train the program team on the technique.

  • Ensure that monitoring and reporting systems, including fieldwork, collection of reports and data entry, are correctly implemented by staff working closely with the grant management team to synchronize the report  

2. Spearhead Evaluations, Sharing and Learning internally: 

  • Lead in the management of independent and external project based evaluations, such as baseline, end line surveys, including designing, budgeting, planning for data collection, analysis and report

  • Managing qualitative data analysis that get generated through various media in various channels like LMS, App, discussion forums etc. Work with an external agency to execute on the qualitative data strategy.

  • Lead on the compilation of the baseline and endline reports

  • Support with necessary data to produce documents including case studies, study briefs, impact briefs for use by the team

  • Innovate in the measurement of the effectiveness of MyQuest program, including utilising external data and external evaluators. 

3. Provide technical support in Program Strategy development informed by Evidence based learning 

  • Support the Program lea/ Head  in Planning and managing the program review meetings to ensure that evaluation and monitoring data informs program implementation and development.

  • Support the program team to appropriately format and disseminate project result and impact to program stakeholders (including beneficiaries) at national,state, district and partner level working closely with the Communication lead

  • Ensure MyQuest program reflects the operational standard, strategy and practices of Quest Alliance, national and international good practice 


  • Postgraduate degree/ qualifications in social sciences or related field

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in monitoring, assessment and evaluation, preferably in education sector.

  • Understanding of the current M&E trends especially in development organisations

  • Strong data analysis skills  (quantitative and qualitative)

  • Knowledge of research design and methods; Qualitative and Quantitative research; Knowledge and experience in use of computer-based data analysis packages preferred;

  • Ability to draft compelling reports grounded in data

  • Experience in coordinating and conducting field research.

  • Excellent computer knowledge and understanding of various statistical tools and software.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to travel to field locations, as per need

  • An interest to look for newer ways of capturing program impact and learnings

  • Proficiency in English and Hindi preferred 

Know QUEST: 

A résumé and a cover letter. Highlight your passions, motivations for applying. Tell us how your skills and expertise would contribute to QUEST Alliance and how you align to the values of Quest alliance



Please send your updated CV with covering letter to:   latest by december 8th. Please mention the position ‘Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist- Anadshala”  in the subject line of your e-mail.

We urge you to apply at the earliest as we will begin the selection process as soon as we start receiving applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Youth and Women are encouraged to apply     

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About Company

Quest Alliance is a non-governmental organization established in 2008. The registration number of the organization is: BNG(U)-VRT-4-00187-2008-09?(20-10-2008). The organization is operational in Karnataka, India. Quest Alliance works in the area of Education & Literacy, Information & Communication Technology (ICT) , Labour & Employment, etc. The NGO works towards the promotion of sustainable development.

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