Management Systems International (MSI)

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

Management Systems International (MSI)

Job Description

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist, USAID/Indonesia Harmoni: Towards Inclusion and Resilience, Jakarta, Indonesia Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 40-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, peace and stability, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The five-year USAID/Indonesia Harmoni activity will promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism. Harmoni supports interventions that are narrowly targeted towards communities and individuals most at risk of radicalization, with an explicit mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – governmental, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the front line in preventing violent extremism in Indonesia. The project focuses on at-risk communities and vulnerable population groups.

**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position Position Summary:

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Design and implementation of all aspects of the Harmoni's Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (AMEL) Plan. The MEL Specialist will work with and under the supervision of Harmoni's MEL Manager, to collaborate with all Harmoni program and operational team members to ensure the effective and efficient execution of program monitoring, evaluation, and learning interventions. This is a full-time position based in Jakarta, Indonesia.


  • Oversee implementation and Data Collection related to the Harmoni's AMEL Plan, working with all relevant team members and project partners
  • Ensure that project staff and grantees have a clear understanding of the Results Framework, including definitions, and of all aspects of the AMEL Plan
  • Maintain strong working relationships with project partners
  • Manage the repository of tools, guidelines and references for MEL
  • Align grantee milestone deliverables with Harmoni's performance indicators and the required supporting documentation
  • Review milestone deliverables
  • Log achievement data into the MEL database
  • Design, implement, and analyze annual surveys to capture data for program- and intermediate result-level indicators
  • Help collect and report M&E data for quarterly reporting
  • Draft and produce all Quarterly and Annual Progress Reports
  • Conduct data verification and Quality Control exercises
  • Support the project's communications efforts, including the production of success stories, infographics, etc.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the MEL Manager or Senior Management Team

  • University degree required
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience required
  • Minimum of three years of experience working with M&E systems for international donor programs, preferably USAID
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID M&E indicators, approaches, and requirements
  • Experience developing and implementing MEL or M&E Plans, monitoring instruments, baseline data collection, and M&E storage systems.
  • Expertise and professional experience with surveys, Data Management and Analysis, and/or statistical software programs, preferred
  • Strong analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to tackle complex issues
  • Experience working with M&E database systems
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to prioritize among multiple tasks
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Experience with project communications, including success stories and progress reports, preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work as part of a team
  • English proficiency required, fluency preferred
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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