Category: NGO/Development

Deputy Director, Monitoring & Evaluation

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)



Job Context

  • About BLAST: BLAST is a leading national legal aid and human rights organization providing legal advice,mediation, and litigation services, and undertaking advocacy to ensure the rights of women, men and children living in poverty or facing discrimination/social exclusion. BLAST works through its Head Office in Dhaka and 25 District-level Offices with 2600+ panel lawyers and 100+partner organizations.
  • Job Context: BLAST is looking for a Deputy Director, M&E for its Head Office, Dhaka. The Deputy Director, M&E must be a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of work on media, publication,communication & advocacy. S/he will coordinate and lead/assist`s the all content of media, publications,communication and advocacy activities. The Deputy Director, M&E will help/assists BLAST`s monitoring efforts to implement law and policy reform to eliminate gender discriminatory provisions and practices that hinder access to justice for all projects of BLAST victims in Bangladesh.• Job Location: The Deputy Director, M&E will be based in Dhaka but may need to travel to BLAST unit offices for field visits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall management of the M&E Cell of BLAST
  • Oversee that different project activities have appropriate monitoring and reporting indicators and tools in place in line with donor requirements and BLAST's M&E policy
  • Ensure monitoring of all project activities and progress towards achieving the project output
  • Suggest strategies based on M&E findings to the project management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project and developing plans to minimize or eliminate bottlenecks
  • Prepare a quality monitoring and evaluation report highlighting achievements for review with project staff as required
  • Ensure periodic M&E reports have been submitted to the management accurately over the year
  • Undertake frequent field visits to assess whether project activities conform to the target set; and record the reasons for deviation if any
  • Coordinate with the Research team for relevant data and information for M&E.
  • Strengthen effective communication among different departments and between the head office and field offices regarding M&E issues
  • Identify and document success stories, achievements, lesson learned and recommendations to be integrated into broader planning and management strategies.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree in statistics/ law/ social science/ anthropology with minimum of five years experience in development sector

Experience Requirements

  • At least 10 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Minimum of seven years experience in monitoring and evaluation, including design of systems and tools, data analysis and report writing
  • Strong data analysis skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Bangla
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Job Location



    Tk. 90000 - 100000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Weekly 2 holidays
Job Summary

Published on: 22 Nov 2020

Vacancy:  1

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 10 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary: Tk. 90000 - 100000 (Monthly)

Application Deadline: 3 Dec 2020

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Application Deadline : 3 Dec 2020

Published On

22 Nov 2020

Company Information

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) Address : YMCA Development Center, 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Dhaka-1000. Web : Business : BLAST is one of the leading legal services organizations in Bangladesh, and the only one that provides access to legal aid across the spectrum, from the frontlines of the formal justice system to the apex court. It prioritises support to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination. It also provides legal aid, advice and representation across a range of areas, including civil, criminal, family, labour and land law, as well as on constitutional rights and remedies, providing access to judicial remedies alongside alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate. Alongside individual legal aid, BLAST undertakes strategic litigation, or public interest litigation, as a key part of its advocacy for law and policy reforms to ensure effective legal protection of rights.