Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist - Guatemala

3 months ago
Guatemala
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title:                                 Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist - Guatemala

Department/Location:          Guatemala

Reports To:                             Chief of Party

Type:                                       Regular Full-Time

 

Overview:

IBTCI is currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to support the upcoming USAID/Guatemala Metrics Project. The Metrics Project (Metrics) will provide monitoring, evaluation design, and learning support services to the USAID/Guatemala Mission. The overall purpose of this project is to enhance USAID/Guatemala's monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and learning systems and capacity for accountability and adaptation across or within projects and activities. Generally, Metrics will provide services that fit into three areas: (1) Evaluation Design, (2) Performance Monitoring, and (3) Learning and Adaptation.

 

The period of performance is expected to be 5 years and is expected to be based in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The position is contingent upon a successful award.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Proven experience in performance and impact evaluation designs, methodologies and practical applications, including baseline data collection methodologies.
  • Manage all activities related to evaluation services, ensuring production and completion of quality reports, as determined by the SOW and all evaluation requests.
  • Ensure all technical personnel have the appropriate technical knowledge necessary for his/her job tasks.
  • Proven expertise in monitoring and evaluating related technical areas.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and management skills.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse team in challenging environments.
  • Proven experience designing and reviewing Performance Monitoring Plans (PMPs).
  • Experience leading and conducting Data Quality Assessment (DQA) activities in the field.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to evaluations is a plus.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of demonstrated experience in enhancing performance monitoring, evaluation, and/or data use for decision-making.
  • Significant demonstrated experience with both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and data analysis techniques.
  • Significant demonstrated experience designing performance and impact evaluations for USAID-funded programs.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing English is required.
  • Spanish language skills required.
  • Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) experience preferred.

Education:  

Must possess a graduate degree in management, organizational development, international development, economics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), or a related field.

 

Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.

 

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position may have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Travel:  International travel is required. 

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