Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Posted Date 6 days ago(2/14/2018 9:50 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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