Monitoring & Evaluation Associate, Performance Management Support Contract ,
5d ago

MSI is recruiting for two mid-level M&E Associates to provide assistance on technical M&E-related assignments to support all four performancecomponents throughout the life cycle of the contract.

Under the guidance of the Senior Advisors, the M&E Associate will contribute to the development of tools to improve the monitoring and evaluation of USAID / Pakistan programs and testing the effectiveness of tools and interventions to improve project results.

The M&E Associate will also support the Mission’s learning and adaptive process, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve set goals and objectives.

The M&E Associate will manage all aspects of the design, implementation, analysis, and dissemination of those and other PERFORM activities.

The ideal candidate will be motivated by working as part of a team and contributing to PERFORM’s and USAID / Pakistan’s mission and should be comfortable working in a complex and dynamic environment.

This is a full-time position based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the Senior Advisors in managing, coordinating, and implementing activities related to performance management of USAID-
  • funded programs and projects, including the development of results frameworks and logic models.

  • Participate in monitoring and verification activities of USAID projects and perform other technical duties as assigned.
  • Assist with identifying performance indicators, conducting data quality assessments, developing data collection instruments, collecting and analyzing data, and writing reports.
  • Work closely with PERFORM staff members, who are the primary liaisons between USAID / Pakistan’s DO / CCO teams and the project.
  • Support the Senior Advisors in providing the learning agenda technical assistance to the mission’s DO / CCO teams and support the coordination of all PERFORM tasks for those teams.
  • Support coordination of monitoring site visits, DQAs, evaluations, assessments, and special studies.
  • Assist in identifying consultants for short-term M&E, performance management, and research assignments.
  • Assist in delivering client-oriented products that support performance management and learning, and provide flexible assistance to the mission’s needs as they evolve over the life of the contract.
  • Qualifications :

  • At least 4-5 years of experience in development assistance projects.
  • Familiarity with the basics of different M&E techniques used in international development, with experience working on USAID-
  • funded projects preferred.

  • Knowledge of international best practices on project design, implementation, evaluation and learning. Familiarity with USAID M&E protocols preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in M&E frameworks, indicator development, systems development and report writing preferred.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and the ability to maintain a rapid and demanding pace of work.
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience working in challenging overseas environments preferred.
  • Master’s degree in international development, policy studies, social sciences, public administration, or a related discipline is required.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English required.
  • Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO / AA / ADA Veterans Employer.

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