• Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/7/2019 1:21 PM)
    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 three 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:                                             Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

    Department/Location:                    Crisis, Conflict, and Governance; Amman, Jordan

    Reports To:                                        Chief of Party

    Type:                                                    Regular Full-Time

    Classification:                                   This is an exempt level position and is not eligible for overtime pay


    Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for a proposal for the five-year Yemen Continuous Learning and Evaluation program (YCLE). The purpose of YCLE is to provide a wide range of services to USAID to enable it to effectively monitor program performance and operational context; evaluate the performance and results of USAID/Yemen programs; and learn and adapt for improved effectiveness.  Local candidates strongly preferred.


    This position is contingent upon award.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Design programs, protocols, and instruments for gathering, analyzing, and assessing data and information that will satisfy USAID/Yemen’s understanding of project impact and advancement toward strategic goals.
    • Ensure the quality of data from YCLE monitoring, evaluations, assessments or other studies meets expected standards.
    • Produce reports, presentations, and other products to disseminate data, findings, conclusions, and recommendations from YCLE monitoring, evaluations, assessments, or other studies.
    • Identify additional resources that may be required to successfully deliver YCLE services.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Fluency or working proficiency in Arabic is a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of performance monitoring systems, including indicator development, data collection and analysis, and data quality assessments.
    • Proven experience with third party monitoring systems, including data collection tools and site selection methodologies;
    • Experience managing analysis, synthesis, documentation and dissemination of lessons for a range of stakeholders.
    • Excellent organization and writing skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver a quality written product;
    • Proven ability to design and field testing surveys, questionnaires, and/or other data collection instruments.
    • Previous experience managing data collection teams;
    • Prior experience working in Yemen preferred.
    • Local candidates strongly preferred.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least 8 years’ experience conducting MEL for development programs, including at least three on USAID-funded initiatives;
    • Excellent oral communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Oral and written fluency in English required. Proficiency in Arabic preferred.

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, social sciences or related field. Master’s degree preferred


    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 does not have supervisory responsibilities.


    Travel:  International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.



    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


    If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Human Resources at 703-749-0100.


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