Manager, Learning and Impact


Equality Fund - Fonds Égalité

Remote (local)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: $ 87000-100000 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:23/06/2024
  • Location:Canada 
Movement building

The Equality Fund is transforming the way that resources—and power—flow into the hands of women, girls and gender expansive people worldwide. Designed by feminists for feminists, it is a model for sustainably resourcing feminist movements everywhere, through global grantmaking, gender-lens investing, policy advocacy, and feminist philanthropy. 

Reporting to the Director, Learning and Impact, the Manager, Learning and Impact will lead and implement the Equality Fund’s (EF) grantmaking-specific Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning strategies. The Manager works horizontally with key business units to facilitate and lead the ongoing development of EF’s data collection, analysis, and reporting strategies. In addition to working with the global programs team on EF’s  grantmaking MEL strategy, the Manager also works in collaboration with the Director of Learning and Impact to support the implementation of EF’s broader organization-wide MEL strategy.

Organization-wide Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
  • In collaboration with the Director, Learning and Impact, supports the implementation of EF’s organization-wide MEL plan, based on the MEL strategy; 
  • Advises on a range of feminist MEL methods and approaches, ie. outcomes harvesting, stories of most significant change;
  • Incorporates feminist expertise and approaches into all elements of EF MEL practices, ie. design MEL engagements which shift power to traditionally marginalized communities and voices

Global Programs (Grantmaking) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
  • Leads the implementation of global program’s MEL framework and the ongoing development and implementation of a comprehensive MEL system for multiple grantmaking streams;  
  • Leads grantmaking reporting to bilateral donors as well as inputs into EF’s annual organization report; 
  • In collaboration with the global programs team, leads the continuous improvement of EF’s data collection tools and data management processes; 

  • Undergraduate degree in women’s studies, human rights, international development or related field, or equivalent experience. 
  • University-level academic or professional training in program monitoring and evaluation is considered an asset.  
  • At least five years of work experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, at least one of which is in social justice, human rights, grantmaking or international development organization.
  • Strong understanding of feminist issues, advocacy, movement building challenges and/or funding environment facing women’s rights organizations in the global South
  • Demonstrated experience with feminist MEL approaches and methods for data collection and analysis 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; fluency in a second language (specifically Spanish or French) is highly valued
  • Demonstrated ability to work both in a self-directed manner and collaboratively with team members, grantees, and other stakeholders
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a diverse team and with communities from politically and culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, thrive in a fast paced and complex environment is essential
  • Flexible and adaptive, able to respond quickly and effectively to changing circumstances and priorities

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