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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

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Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve development outcomes. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients.

 

CAMRIS seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist to lead technical activities for the upcoming USAID/Jordan MEL Activity. The USAID/Jordan MEL activity is a five-year Mission-wide flagship MEL mechanism with an expected start date of December 2018. Under this award, CAMRIS will provide fast, flexible, demand-driven MEL support, guidance, and capacity development for USAID/Jordan, its IPs, Government of Jordan entities, and local research organizations.

Responsibilities

The MEL Specialist will serve as the technical lead; designing, overseeing, and assuring the quality of all MEL activities. Specifically, s/he will:

  • Oversee and participate in evaluations and assessments
  • Coordinate data collection and survey field activities
  • Analyze and interpret survey and evaluation results
  • Manage the design, development and completion of all deliverables
  • Build the capacity of USAID, IP, and Government of Jordan staff to more effectively utilize performance data from monitoring and evaluations to better inform decision-making; and conduct data quality assessments
  • Review evaluation designs, data collection instruments, data analysis plans, budgets, workplans, reporting methods and policies
  • Develop performance indicators
  • Assisting IPs and the Mission with MEL and performance management plans

Qualifications

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or above) in international relations, economics, statistics, political science, public policy, or other relevant field, with an emphasis on M&E.
  • At least five to ten years of experience designing and conducting assessments, surveys, and performance and impact evaluations, including designing data collection instruments, developing data analysis plans, and collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, designing and delivering MEL training, conducting data quality assessments, and developing MEL and performance management plans.   
  • At least five years of demonstrated M&E experience on USAID-funded projects
  • At least five years of demonstrated management experience, supervising technical staff.
  • Ability to provide expert guidance to technical teams in developing and updating monitoring, evaluation and learning plans.
  • Familiarity with data management desired.
  • Prior experience in Jordan and/or the region desired
  • Excellent communication, supervision, and management skills
  • Fluency in English required, Arabic language skills desired