Position: Global Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Specialist

Location: London, New York or Nairobi

Term: Full Time 

About Us

Equality Now, with offices in New York, London and Nairobi and presence in many other countries across the world, uses the law to change the world. We are dedicated to creating a more just world where women and girls have the same rights as men and boys. Our international network of lawyers, activists and supporters hold governments responsible for ending harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and child and forced marriage among others), legal inequality (discriminatory #unsexy laws), sex trafficking and sexual violence.

Position Summary

Equality Now is looking for a highly skilled and experience Global Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Specialist to be based in London, Nairobi or New York.

The Global MERL Specialist will lead the development of effective, efficient and coherent monitoring, evaluation and research systems and facilitate the development of a learning culture in Equality Now globally;  contribute to ethical and accountable programming through the promotion of reflective and adaptive practice; establish systems to test and validate Equality Now’s confidence and excitement in our work; and enable us to evidence our contribution to justice for women and girls, both internally and externally.

Application Process 

If you have a passion for justice, human rights and equality, value integrity and inclusivity and work with tenacity and perseverance you will fit right in. Please send resume and cover letter detailing how your qualifications, skills, and experience are relevant to the position with the subject line MERL Specialist to jobs@equalitynow.org.

Closing date: 3rd June 2018.


Equality Now offers a competitive compensation package, including base salary, savings, health and vacation benefits, and is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employees are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.