Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator (part-time, consultancy)

Today, only 1 percent of eligible refugees have access to higher education, compared to 37 percent of global youth. This limits their potential to become self reliant, integrate and contribute in their host communities and to help reconstruct their country to make it when they return home.

Mosaik Education designs with the refugee community and leverages technology to support refugees accessing university through skills and guidance programmes. As a start-up charity, Mosaik Education is working at the forefront of innovation in refugee education: we are seeking to bring about a systemic change that empowers a community of refugees and civil society to shape and lead education through open resources, technology, participatory design and community leadership.

The role

We are looking for an exceptionally talented and highly motivated candidate to drive the use of data and analysis to improve our work. The role offers significant scope for an ambitious individual to innovate using their expertise. Should it be of interest, there is also potential for the role to grow to include identification and development of strategic research partnerships.

You will join a diverse, ambitious and talented team working to improve education opportunities for refugees. Mosaik is also partnering and being advised by some of the world’s leading education professionals, researchers and innovators, who will also become part of your team and mentors in your professional development.

Your work

  • Working closely with the programme managers to coordinate data collection across the charity’s programmes and ensure continued efficacy of indicators and benchmarks
  • Leading a bi-annual analysis of MEL data and developing reports for Mosaik’s donors and senior management
  • Leading the establishment and management of a data hub

About you

  • A Master’s or higher degree in a relevant discipline such as international development, international education or development economics
  • Sigifnicant experience designing frameworks and analysing data for evaluation and learning purposes in international development/humanitarian sectors
  • Proven ability to write and present evaluation reports and research findings in an engaging way
  • Proven ability to deliver work independently, using your own initiative to adapt and problem solve with limited resourcesroven ability to deliver work independently, using your own initiative to adapt and problem solve with limited resources
  • Understanding and hands-on experience of meeting institutional donor requirements
  • Social inclusion expertise to ensure that MEL processes are measuring any differences in outcomes according to gender, disability, economic background
  • Confident working collaboratively in a remote team
  • Experience of higher education research grant application processes a significant advantage
  • Experience of working in the Middle East and fluency in Arabic a significant plus, but not essential


the successful candidate will be able to work remotely or at Mosaik’s office in south London if they are based in the UK. A small amount of overseas travel will be required to monitor and review data collection processes, approx. 4-5 days over the course of the contract.


start September 2019; approx 25-30 days over the course of a 7 months consultancy contract; day rate of £160-230 per day, depending on experience.

The majority of work will fall during September-October 2019 and March 2020, with the preparation of the bi-annual reviews. The remainder of the work can be arranged flexibility throughout the contract.

Get in touch

Please send a CV (max two pages), covering letter to and your proposed day rate by Thursday 16 August.