Social Impact

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

Social Impact

Job Description

  Social Impact is putting together a proposal for the five-year USAID/Honduras Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Activity (MESCLA II). This activity will provide USAID/Honduras with project and activity evaluation, performance monitoring, Knowledge Management, communications, and performance management support services.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time MEL Specialist to support on MEL activities on the contact. This full-time position, based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, will report to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/MEL Lead.

**Please note: Honduran citizens are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Support monitoring functions, such as, the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project M&E plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of Data Quality, analyses of data, reporting, and impact.
  • Conduct training to stakeholders on Results-based Management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes, and systems to improve performance monitoring.
  • Ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members (including M&E Specialists and Field Support staff) recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.
  • Provide guidance in the development and updating of performance management plans (PMPs) and the creation and management of performance indicator tracking systems/databases.
  • Coordinate evaluation activities, advise on SOWs, designs, and methodologies, including Data Collection methods and protocols.
  • Oversee quality of recruitment of technical consultants for evaluation activities, ensuring the appropriate technical knowledge and expertise on monitoring and evaluation related to their technical areas.
  • Write assigned sections of the draft evaluation report in Coordination with team members, taking into consideration feedback from the findings presentation.
  • Work collaboratively with team members throughout Design, implementation, Analysis, and report writing to complement each other's areas of expertise.
  • Support MEL Capacity Building through designing and conducting M&E trainings.
Qualifications:

  • A Master’s in a relevant field and eight years of related experience, including experience in designing, evaluating and/or assessing donor-funded programming in the areas of capacity building and learning.
  • At least five years of relevant prior experience conducting, supporting, or participating in evaluations and projects and programs. Familiarity with USAID’s Evaluation Policy.
  • Prior experience serving on a USAID-funded project.
  • Experience recruiting and supervising short-term technical experts and evaluation team members.
  • Experience using performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/activity management.
  • Ability to conceptualize and structure monitoring activities and write reports clearly and concisely.
  • Experience working in Latin America is highly desired.
  • Excellent English and Spanish writing, editing, and communication skills.
Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

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