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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists (Mid-level and Senior), M&E Support Projects, Various Countries

Management Systems International
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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists (Mid-level and Senior), M&E Support Projects, Various Countries


Company Profile: 


MSI is an international development firm in the Washington, D.C., metro area with a 30-year history of helping to deliver results across the developing world. In 2008, we became part of Coffey International Limited. Since that time, we have greatly expanded our ability to respond seamlessly and flexibly to client needs with Coffey's international development offices in the United Kingdom and Australia. We operate in some of the most challenging political and economic climates in the world, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and South Sudan. MSI currently employs 800 development experts in the fields of public sector management, monitoring and evaluation, governance, and anticorruption. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Position Summary: 

MSI seeks Monitoring & Evaluation Specialists to support a wide range of technical activities and oversee all monitoring and evaluation, analysis and assessment activity for upcoming projects. Technical responsibilities will vary depending on the skills of each specialist. 

Potential Responsibilities: 

• Participate in the review of project level M&E plans, and support such technical work as reviewing reporting methods, delivering training on performance monitoring, designing reporting tools and advising project teams on their M&E work.

• Assist in developing evaluation scopes of work and serve on evaluation teams for performance evaluations.

• Ensure project data are appropriately geographically coded for GIS applications; assist in maintaining GIS database.

• Prepare summaries of performance data and generate reports both on schedule and in response to ad hoc requests with a focus on effective graphical display of data.

• Contribute to design and implementation of assessments and special studies. 

• Contribute to the design and analysis of surveys and focus groups. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Master’s or higher university degree in economics, public policy, statistics, political science, public policy, or relevant field.

• Minimum of seven (7) years of experiencing managing projects in developing countries.

• Minimum three (3) years of experience managing and training M&E staff.

• Experience in performance monitoring, including: indicator development, data collection and reporting, preferably for USAID-funded projects. Familiarity with       USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management 

• Experience participating in and/or leading performance evaluations. 

• Knowledge of best practices regarding gender integration in program design and evaluation.

• Experience in conflict-prone or post-conflict settings highly desired.

• Written and spoken fluency in English is required. Fluency second language such as French or Spanish strongly preferred. 


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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