RiseUp! Data Insights and Learning Associate

RiseUp! Young Women’s Leadership and Advocacy Initiative in Asia and Pacific

Mandate Overview

The World YWCA is seeking a passionate and experienced Data Insights and Learning Associate for the Australian Government-supported RiseUp! Young Women’s Leadership and Advocacy Initiative in Asia-Pacific. In its current phase, the RiseUp! Initiative is being implemented in nine countries in the Asia-Pacific region (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Samoa, PNG, and Solomon Islands).

The Data Insights and Learning Associate will be responsible for successfully delivering the program’s Feminist MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) framework, co-created with young women, with a special focus on the intersection of digital tools, qualitative data and feminist values. The work will be carried out under the supervision of the program manager and the director of global engagement and impact. They will support the RiseUp! team to drive the implementation of the MELF along with the partners on the ground and program teams. The Data Insights and Learning Associate will work closely with RiseUp! team members and program partners to ensure data insights inform the wider strategy and processes of implementing RiseUp!. They will create and lead the MEL plan and project manage the MEL App.

The Data Insights and Learning Associate will also ensure technology adoption for data collection, regular training on MELF and innovative mechanisms for co-analysis. The evidence from these processes will be foundational to the evaluation of the RiseUp! Initiative, due to begin in 2025. The Associate will play a key mandate in informing the everyday operations of the RiseUp! in-country implementation and work closely with the Program Coordinator in ensuring processes from capturing evidence to data analysis is documented. The Associate will be responsible for adopting technology and regular updates with the technology partner. They will help ensure the evidence-capturing process is focused on localisation with emphasis on language, maintaining the core values of RiseUp! Feminist MELF.

The contractor’s position is a new mandate in the RiseUp! Leadership and Advocacy Initiative  and is responsible for facilitating young women-led data collection using a bespoke MEL app, the collation of data in the App’s dashboard, co-analysis of data with young women and program teams, and the presentation of insights from co-analysis for program improvement, reporting and engagement. Along with the  focus on technology, data and evidence building, storytelling as a core MEL skill and a keenness to learn more around feminist MEL in practice are key to the mandate. The position holder must be able to prioritize their work according to emerging priorities, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and troubleshoot effectively to meet deadlines under pressure and time constraints.

Location: Asia-Pacific (India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Japan, The Philippines, Korea, Samoa, Papau New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, etc.)

Closing date: July 25, 2024; 11:59 PM CET. Recruitment will be done on a rolling basis therefore early applications are advised.

Starting date: September 1, 2024

Type of contract:Long-term contractor for a first term of 12 months (duration linked to performance against deliverables and to the RiseUp! Program funding)

Reference: YWCA-PM/DataAssociate

Specific requirement: Individuals with a right to work in and reside in their current country of residence.

Contractor Compensation Range: AUD 7000-8500 per month (based on location, inclusive of everything)

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