Tetra Tech

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (Georgia Local Self Government Strengthening Activity)

Tetra Tech

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning position on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Georgia.

Project Summary: The goal of this project is to support Georgia’s ongoing decentralization reform and enhance the effectiveness, accountability, and citizen-responsiveness of target local governments in Georgia. This will be achieved by strengthening national institutional capacities, legislative frameworks, and partnerships for meaningful decentralization; improving subnational public Administration and accountability systems; enhancing subnational capacity to deliver inclusive, accessible, and citizen-responsive public services; and engaging and empowering communities to hold subnational governments accountable.

Position Description: Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and/or the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), the Director of Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the Activity. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Tbilisi.

Responsibilities: * Work closely with Activity leadership and ensure the strategic and functional integration of all MEL/CLA activities; * Actively collaborate with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts; * Provide technical direction and support for Data Collection and Analysis; * Ensure capture of learning and results throughout contract implementation.

Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, economics, evaluation research, international development, public policy, statistics, or another relevant field; advanced degree preferred; * Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience providing technical expertise in MEL activities, preferably for complex USAID or other donor-funded projects of similar size; * Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related to designing, managing, and implementing results-based MEL activities; * Demonstrated technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, as well as experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and reporting; * Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for MEL including Impact Evaluation; * Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment; * Professional proficiency in English and Georgian is required; * Qualified applicants from Georgia are strongly encouraged to apply
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