The Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation is a highly experience and independent manager with experience in thought leadership and mobilizing evidence to action, responsible for overseeing the continued development and expansion of CanWaCH’s flagship data platform, the Project Explorer.


Please note that applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Due to the volume of applications, we will only be communicating with candidates proceeding to the next phase in the selection process.

POSITION: Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation


REPORTING TO: Director, Global Health Impact


The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) is a proud membership of more than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions, health professional associations and individuals partnering to improve health outcomes for women and children in more than 1,000 communities worldwide. CanWaCH unites the expertise and commitment of Canadian organizations and individuals to advance the health and rights of women, children and adolescents globally, envisioning a world where women, children and adolescents, in all their diversity, realize their right to thrive in full health.

CanWaCH is a completely virtual organization, with all staff operating from home offices across Canada. The ability to thrive in a fast paced and complex environment is essential. CanWaCH is a good fit for you if you are able to juggle multiple priorities, navigate changing realities and work effectively with a range of styles and approaches. CanWaCH strives to create an environment of radical candor, matched with a ‘can-do’ attitude and ambition. You would be an excellent fit if you enjoy thinking outside the box, see yourself as a ‘builder’ and inspire community and connections. 


Reporting to CanWaCH’s Director, Global Health Impact, the Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation (MME) is responsible for overseeing the continued development and expansion of CanWaCH’s flagship data platform, the Project Explorer. As part of this work, the MME will conceptualize and conduct investigative analysis using Project Explorer and other data sources, build relationships with data-focused organizations, and strengthen the capacity and commitment of global cooperation actors in regard to monitoring and evaluation practice. This is a position for a highly experienced and independent project manager with experience in thought leadership and mobilizing evidence to action. Specifically, the MEE will: 

1. Lead Analysis and Reporting (approx. 50%)

  • Conduct and author analyses of Project Explorer and other data on topics of interest, related to global health and rights.
  • Manage the development of technical reports, guidance notes, briefing notes, and other publications relating to monitoring, evaluation, and data. This may require collaborating with technical specialist consultants where required.
  • Support the effective dissemination of results and publications to key stakeholders, such as through leveraging the CanWaCH Analytics Portal, convening roundtables, moderating webinars, etc.

2. Project Explorer platform management (approx. 35%)

  • Proactively identify platform improvements to ensure data coherence and alignment with national accountability plans, and liaise with technical contractors to maintain and update relevant features.
  • With the support of the Senior Data Management Officer, audit data for completeness and quality and coordinate a vision for outreach processes to build a comprehensive portfolio of data.
  • Develop and continually refine methodological notes and standard operating procedures for data collection and analysis.

3. Coordinate relevant stakeholder relationships (approx. 15%)

  • Serve as coordination lead for the CanWaCH Metrics Working Group, and other ad hoc consultation groups as required.
  • Engage actively in relevant global fora and networks to represent CanWaCH’s data work (for example: International Aid Transparency Initiative [IATI] Working Group).


  • Commitment to CanWaCH’s values, vision and mission
  • Self-reflection and ability to navigate differences in opinion and difficult conversations
  • Demonstrated sense of humour
  • Superior communication skills (particularly written skills) in English. 
  • Excellent email management and time management skills. 
  • Strong critical thinking and reading skills.
  • Graduate-level degree from a recognized university in a relevant discipline or commensurate experience. 
  • 5+ years total project management experience with progressive responsibility including data management, monitoring and evaluation, etc. 
  • Experience or training in a relevant area of CanWaCH’s work, including global health and rights, gender equality, international development, etc. both within and outside of Canada
  • Knowledge of the Canadian international development and cooperation landscape, key stakeholders, and organizations.
  • Advanced Excel skills. Comfortable learning/using digital webforms to enter, clean, and manage data.* 
  • Experience performing in-depth analyses of a range of extremely complex problems requiring evaluation of multiple intangible variables and alternative solutions. 
  • Experiencing producing reports or publications.


  • Fluency in French.
  • Experience supervising and managing staff and consultants in order to achieve project deliverables.
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools and software (ex. Tableau).
  • Familiarity with IATI standards 

Please note:

*Skills testing using Excel will be required as part of the interview process.

All staff must be eligible to work in Canada. With full adherence to public health guidelines and safety protocols, some short-term domestic travel within Canada may be required for the role in future. This is a full-time, permanent position.

We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and abilities. Should you require an accommodation or adjustment, please indicate this in your application. 

CanWaCH is an equal opportunity employer. We believe deeply in equality and diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, and all other protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code, and we are a signatory to the Anti-Racism Framework for Canada’s International Cooperation Sector. CanWaCH particularly welcomes submissions from qualified applicants from diverse communities, including but not limited to: youth, Indigenous communities, newcomer Canadians, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2I communities.

CanWaCH does not tolerate harassment, coercion, sexual exploitation or abuse of any form. All offers of employment are conditional upon signing CanWaCH’s Human Resource Policies.



août 30, 2021

Date d’échéance:

octobre 19, 2021


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