Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

FHI 360

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FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for a forthcoming USAID-funded early grade reading project in Bangladesh.

Project Description

The primary purpose of the Shekhar Jonno Pori “Read to Learn” activity is to provide technical assistance to the Government of Bangladesh and its sector-wide Fourth Primary Education Development Program (PEDP4), as well as to schools and teachers. Assistance will take the form of training services, provision and dissemination of goods such as teaching and learning materials, national and sub-national assessment design and implementation. The activity will foster partnerships between schools and families to enhance opportunities for children to read outside of school and in the home.

Position Description

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will provide technical leadership to capture program intervention activities and results, ensure high-quality, timely, valid and verifiable data collection and analysis, and develop and implement a learning agenda to inform policy makers and other stakeholders of the lessons learned. This individual shall be responsible for the knowledge management aspect of the project. The M&E Specialist will provide technical guidance by designing and implementing the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, including rapid rolling assessments and end-of-project evaluations. This includes establishing key components of the M&E system including selecting indicators, setting targets, developing and implementing M&E tools and systems, and reporting on all output and outcome indicators for the program. He or she will ensure that all staff and local partners are trained on the M&E components. He or she will contribute to a collaborative and adaptive approach, ensuring that findings from M&E activities are fed back into the project and disseminated to stakeholders for continuous adjustment.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in international development, social sciences or related field with strong grounding in quantitative and qualitative research methods required;
  • Knowledge of statistical methods required; knowledge of SPSS and/or Stata;
  • At least 5-8 years working experience, including 5 years of prior experience leading monitoring and evaluation teams in large international programs; and 5 years of prior experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research in field-based positions;
  • Demonstrated ability to use monitoring and evaluation findings to inform adjustments to program in order to maximize project effectiveness; experience with rolling assessments a plus;
  • Strong understanding of issues related to girls’ education and gender equality in Bangladesh;
  • Have all necessary computer, database, statistical software, and analytical skills, particularly in issues related to monitoring and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of United States Government rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to project and program compliance and reporting;
  • Strong attention to detail and a self-starter attitude. Able to work with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Strong presentation and training facilitation skills;
  • Must be a fluent or native Bangla speaker.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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