• Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/22/2018 8:22 AM)
    Location
    Malawi
    Type
    Consultant
  • Overview

    IBTCI seeks a candidate for an M&E Specialist position for its USAID-funded Malawi Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Support (MELS) project. The anticipated start date for this position is February 2018. This position is a part-time (50%) consultancy. 

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct and supervise annual surveys for Feed the Future indicators
    • Analyze data and tabulate results
    • Conduct third party verification for partner reported data including conducting spot surveys
    • Conduct team meetings, key informant interviews, group meetings, site visits.
    • Conduct and supervise training for enumerators
    • Draft reports and sections of the quarterly report relevant to his/her expertise and role in the team.
    • Participate in presenting information to USAID or other stakeholders.
    • Responsible for addressing pertinent comments provided by USAID/Malawi or other stakeholders.
    • Support all deliverables and activities for surveys and third party data verification.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Experience conducting quantitative and qualitative assessments, including through the utilization of statistical software such as STATA and SPSS;
    • Thorough knowledge of Feed the Future agricultural indicators
    • Knowledge of USAID regulations and systems including performance monitoring, gender policies and guidance, project management, budgeting, financial analysis, and reporting;
    • Experience in international donor development program management including overseeing multiple program areas simultaneously preferred;
    • Attention to detail and the ability to work as a team player;
    • Oral and written proficiency in the local language preferred.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Have a post-graduate degree in monitoring and evaluation, international development, economics, agriculture, or a related field;
    • At least 10 years of monitoring and evaluation experience in developing countries;
    • Extensive experience with qualitative methods, statistical analysis, and data collection analysis;
    • Previous USAID experience required;
    • Oral and written fluency in English required.

     

    Education:  A postgraduate degree in agriculture, agriculture economics or related field required.

     

    Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.

     

    Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Travel:  International travel required.

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