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REDI Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

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Reference: REDI Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Deadline: 15 Jun 2022
Start Date: 1 Jul 2022

Type of position: Full Time

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REDI is seeking an experienced leader to develop and implement our approach to monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). This leadership position will be the first role of its kind within REDI and will aim to embed data-driven learning and improvement as a core part of the organisation. She will have a strong understanding of social enterprise and social change movements and is excited to work with our teams to creatively develop new ways of collecting information and measuring the effectiveness of our cross-disciplinary work. The manager will excel at using a broad range of both quantitative and qualitative tools and methods and is comfortable operating concurrently at several levels of analysis. She is very self-directed, a careful listener, and a excellent communicator. She is always seeking out the right resources and information to answer complex questions with both rigor and elegance. The MEL Director will have a keen eye for design and storytelling and is excited to share our learnings and approach to measuring impact.

Who we are

Roma Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (REDI), is a pathbreaking ecosystem builder, using multiple tools to connect Roma entrepreneurs to the mainstream business environment across Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia. The REDI fund is the world’s first investment fund for Roma communities, aiming to improve access to finance for Roma entrepreneurs through loans and partnerships to financial institutions. Alongside this REDI NGO works at the community level to break to break cycle of exclusion from financial services for Roma communities.


  • Assess the REDI’s capacity and needs in the area of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), and work with our leadership team and other key stakeholders to establish a coherent and comprehensive MEL strategy and framework;
  • Engage with REDI fund and NGO teams to help them envision, embed, and experiment with creative methods for learnings and impact measurement into the solutions they’re delivering at the design, pilot, and implementation phases of our projects;
  • Monitor our progress against stated impact and learning goals and support organization-wide learning by regularly sharing data-driven insights and partnering with teams to translate them into new practices;
  • Analyze, synthesize, and produce key insights and overarching narrative that can easily inform multiple audiences—from investment banks, European delegations, to philanthropic, academic and program partners;
  • Serve as the main point of contact to external partners requesting summaries, updates, and presentations regarding our learnings and impact, in collaboration with the development team;
  • Other responsibilities as determined by the REDI leadership team.


  • Must have at least 8+ years prior experience leading metrics and evaluation efforts in a social sector organization, preferably in a fast-paced social change or advocacy context;
  • Must have strong experience building new MEL systems and practices;
  • Strong analytical skills, and experience with quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a clear and concise communicator experienced in presenting data to non-technical audiences;
  • Must be able to expertly design and facilitate processes that surface rich data and insights while efficiently managing time and resources;
  • Keen ability to synthesize and present complex data in a simple, compelling, meaningful way (ability to produce beautiful and top-notch data visualization is a plus);
  • Understanding of issues facing Roma communities.

Deadline: June 15, 2022

If you have the required skills and meet the criteria, please send your CV to office@redi-ngo.eu, with the subject “REDI Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager”.

Location, Timing & Compensation

  • The position is full-time and based within Europe, with possibility of hybrid or remote working options;
  • Salary range depending on experience;
  • Full and generous benefits.