The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is hiring a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager (Job Opportunity with Skilled Worker Visa Sponsorship & open to International Applicants)


This role is eligible for a Skilled Worker or a Global Talent Visa sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration. We welcome international applicants!

Africa Oxford Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Over the last eight years AfOx has developed a series of programmes to support the development of equitable collaborations between researchers and academics across Africa and colleagues in Oxford, across all divisions of the university. Together these programmes have involved over 700 researchers across over 120 African institutions in 32 countries and over 40 departments In Oxford.

A Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager is required to design and implement approaches to evaluate impact and assess learning from these programmes in order to refine existing programmes, design new ones and to provide ongoing frameworks for building research networks across the AfOx themes of Healthy People, Green Futures, Integrated Societies and Innovation for prosperity.

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You will be responsible for designing and conducting structured interviews with AfOx visiting Academic fellows and their Oxford counterparts with a view to maximising the impact of this scheme and developing an Alumni research network. You will manage and supervise interns working on the different AfOx programmes and build strong professional relationships with and provide advice to African researchers wishing to develop collaborations with colleagues in Oxford and vice versa. You will design and implement survey tools to evaluate the impact of AfOx catalyst grants, AfOx Visiting Academic Fellowships and AfOx Health Innovation fellowships over an eight-year period, and going forward, across all scientific and academic disciplines.

It is essential that you hold a Master’s degree and have experience of research relevant to at least one of AfOx’s themes (Healthy People, Green Futures, Integrated Societies and Innovation for Prosperity). You will be able to demonstrate ability to design, implement and evaluate survey tools, and strong qualitative analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail. You will have strong interpersonal skills and experience in working collaboratively in small teams to deliver a common goal, and excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present data at conferences, and represent AfOx at meetings across the university and externally.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 12 months and is funded by the Africa Oxford Initiative.

Only applications received before 12 midday on 28 May 2024 will be considered. Please quote 172661 on all correspondence.


Contact Person : Phoebe Astbury

Vacancy ID : 172661
Contact Phone : 01865 287775

Closing Date & Time : 28-May-2024 12:00

Contact Email : [email protected]
Salary (£) : Grade 7: £36,024 – £44,263 with a discretionary range to £48,350 p.a.

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