Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
Joelle Siemens has over nine (9 years) of professional M&E and project management experience including research studies, policy planning and performance measurement both in Canada and internationally. Joelle has worked as an Evaluation Specialist with the Population and Public Health Observatory, Fraser Health in British Columbia, Canada, for VSO International, Tanzania as a Manager of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and for Plan International, Tanzania, as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. As MEL Manager at VSO she was responsible for the overview and support of the M & E frameworks of 50 projects, management of staff, consultant procurement, volunteer and staff training, proposal writing, report writing and donor relations. Joelle also worked with Vijana Amani Pamoja (VAP) in Kenya as Project Management and Feasibility Study Expert where she facilitated the development of a women’s Worker Co-operative in Nairobi. Joelle has a Master of Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Victoria, British Columbia.