Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

West Bank
Category
Monitoring and Evaluation
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
1/1/2018

Overview

QED Group LLC, a US based corporation, is dedicated to making meaningful and lasting change and program improvement through monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and learning, sustainable investing, and technical delivery. QED is implementing a five-year USAID Performance Monitoring and Evaluation project and seeks qualified long term Palestinian candidates for the following positions, to be based in Ramallah, West Bank:

 

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading and managing the technical work related to performance

monitoring.

  • Lead/oversee the performance management tasks, such as strengthening the measurement of key results in the USAID Mission’s portfolio, support to the Mission Level Performance Management Plan, review of project/activity level M&E plans, organization and facilitation of trainings and support to the USAID Mission’s Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) activities.
  • Oversee, recruit for, and participate in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of

the contract.

  • Ensure the shortterm technical experts and evaluation team members recruited under this
  • contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.
  • Serve as the evaluation team leader, as appropriate, of select evaluations conducted under this contract to be identified.
  • Responsible for the design, quality, development and completion of all assessments,

analytical reports and evaluations.

  • Contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation methodology,

participatory data collection methods and protocols, data verification techniques, and

other technical evaluation and analytical tasks conducted under this contract.

  • Provide oversight, monitoring and reporting services to USAID, as specifically requested.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in international relations, economics, statistics, public policy,

research methods, program assessment, evaluation/measurement or another relevant

field is required with formal training in qualitative and quantitative analysis.

  • At least five years demonstrated experience in designing, monitoring, and evaluating

programs across a spectrum of differing kinds of development activities required;

  • Experience being a member of an evaluation team is required;
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Must be able to

use the language fluently and accurately, and be able to read all styles and forms on all

levels pertinent to professional needs.

  • Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, designing, and leading/managing quantitative and

qualitative field assessments, evaluations (performance and impact) and research projects

in various operating environments.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing performance and impact

evaluations of development interventions including: evaluation design, developing

evaluation questions, etc.

  • Experience in providing guidance to technical teams in developing and updating

performance management plans.

  • Demonstrated experience in leveraging performance monitoring data for improving

ongoing project management.

  • Experience in designing and field testing surveys and other data collection instruments.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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