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Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Director, USAID Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI) Program, Liberia

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Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Director, USAID Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI) Program, Liberia

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective:

The purpose of the anticipated five-year USAID-funded $16.5 million Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative (LAVI), is to strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships to advocate for and monitor policy and accountability reforms. The underlying purpose is to develop a portfolio of initiatives with the potential for cumulative impact, clustered around issues which have the greatest potential for change, and which are responsive to locally-defined priorities.

The primary objectives of this contract are to:

  • Increase horizontal and vertical linkages among actors engaged in similar issues.
  • Increase organizational capacity of targeted CSOs to participate in issue-based reforms.
  • Promote the development of on-going capacity development services on the local market.
  • Ensure that learning and methodologies are shared and applied by other development actors.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time ME&L Director to provide performance monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of LAVI to include developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to performance monitoring and work plans. The ME&L Director will also provide technical assistance and training to LAVI staff and liaise with USAID/Liberia in ME&L design, modification and reporting. Following are minimum requirements for the ME&L Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all performance M&E activities under the LAVI program and serve as the point of contact for M&E services to the client.
  • Develop and manage an M&E system across all program components, including review of framework and indicators, and development of monitoring activities that capture necessary data to report on results and apply to program management. 
  • Provide technical assistance and training to staff and liaise with USAID/Liberia in ME&L design, modification and reporting. 
  • Communicate information obtained through M&E activities to staff, various external stakeholders, notably donors and partners. 
  • Serve as a primary M&E resource to the field office and field personnel. 
  • Ensure data collection process is functioning in all activity locations to provide quality data within deadlines. 
  • Regularly review data collection processes, perform data quality assessments, and make adjustments as needed. 
  • Conduct regular visits to project sites to provide technical assistance and ensure proper monitoring of project activities. 
  • Produce M&E monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to Chief of Party and donors, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in any the following or related fields: social science, management, international development, or monitoring and evaluation.
  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience, with five years in a developing country preferred; Sub-Saharan African experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in the monitoring and evaluation of policy reform or in capacity development, with demonstrated capabilities in methodologies appropriate to complex change processes and capacity development.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in knowledge management and organizational learning.
  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

To apply and be considered, please submit your CV here:  

 

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=222

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To apply and be considered, please submit your CV here:  

 

http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=222