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Open Position of Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

February 3Internews Europe is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager who will support the SIDA-funded project Support for Ukrainian Media Survival (SUMS). SUMS will help to ensure the financial survival and mid-term sustainability of national, local, and hyperlocal media in Ukraine, build local media capacity in gender-sensitive reporting and core journalist skills and provide psychosocial support for journalists suffering from trauma and burnout.

This position will report directly to the Project Director and lead the overall design and implementation of evaluation and monitoring systems for the Project, defining specific processes, methodologies, and tools for planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning, accountability, and reporting in line with Internews and Project donor’s requirements. The M&E Manager will ensure continuous and rigorous data collection, collect impact data, train and support grantees, contribute to the preparation of reports, and help to develop and support the Project’s results framework to inform adjustments to the Project’s design and activity plans.

The position can be based in Ukraine or Europe, and a selected candidate may have the opportunity to work in-office if in Kyiv or work remotely.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.

This is a part-time, limited-duration position with an expected end date of 30 November 2025.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:

       Support the design and implementation of project evaluation and other research methodologies that may need to be developed or utilized in the Project.

       Collect, verify, and report all required M&E data in compliance with Internews’ and donors’ data quality standards.

       Oversee consistent application of M&E standards by project partners, ensuring that all subgrant agreements include well-designed M&E plans that utilize realistic and relevant indicators and targets.

       Provide training and mentoring to partners and staff on M&E systems, reports, and products as needed.

       Hold periodic M&E check-ins with relevant staff members and partners and use feedback to adapt the Results Framework and data collection systems accordingly, if necessary.

       Develop internal tracking systems to maintain data in an organized, secure, and easy-to-understand way.

       Continuously monitor, review, and ensure the quality of data from partners, trainers, and technical specialists.

       Write and edit sections of narrative reports on project progress and results (including M&E data) as per Internews’ and donor guidelines.

       Coordinate with project staff and partners to ensure their timely submission of data and examples of project impact that meet Internews’ and donor standards for quality, detail, and clarity.

       Provide project information about data, assessment methodologies, and examples of project impact promptly and accurately to the donor and Internews staff when requested.

       Other administrative duties to assist the team as necessary.


       At least 3 years of professional experience in sociological research, evaluative assessment, journalism, or international development.

       Bachelor’s degree in social science, information science, development, journalism, or related field or equivalent standard of education or equivalent lived/professional experience. Master’s degree and/or professional training in social science, evaluation, or media preferred.

       Experience conducting both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. Experience designing surveys and other assessment methodologies preferred.

       Demonstrated understanding of dynamics affecting the production, distribution, and consumption of media and information in the digital age.

       Fluency in written and spoken English and excellent Ukrainian required.

       Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite is required.

       Detail-oriented with strong analytical and information management skills.

       Must be self-reliant, resourceful, a good problem-solver, and flexible.

       Ability to work independently, efficiently, and reliably to a high standard and to a deadline.

       Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the workplace and ability and desire to collaborate productively with staff and partners in a multilingual environment spread across multiple time zones.


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV (not exceeding 2 pages) along with a motivation letter in English to [email protected]



The position is open until filled. Candidates are interviewed on an on-rolling basis. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the process.


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