Reporting to the Senior Monitoring Officer and Senior Evaluation Officer (and Deputy Chief of Party for Quelimane based position), s / he will work collaboratively as part of the MMEMS team to deliver high quality M&E support to USAID / Mozambique.
In support of the goal and objectives of the project the MEL Specialist will supervise technical assistance, MEL teams, give support in the CLA process and promote gender integration, working across several sectors such as health, agriculture, education and governance.
This position is available for Maputo.
Key Responsibilities :
Provide support for performance monitoring design and implementation, including data collection and analysis.
Provide expertise and support for the design and management of indicators, MEL plans, performance targets, data quality assessments, data collection and analytical tools, and reports.
Support the creation and management of performance indicator tracking systems / databases, such as DevResults.
Support the inclusion of gender dimensions in all MEL efforts.
Support MMEMS efforts to promote opportunities for Collaboration Learning and Adapting (CLA) within USAID and among its stakeholders.
Remain current on USG monitoring polices and ensure their application.
Support MEL training and one-on-one capacity building for USAID and IP staff, as requested by the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation officers.
Support the use of technological innovations when conducting monitoring, such as tablets, smartphones, etc.
Support the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a monitoring tool.
Help organize and support M&E communities of practice with USAID.
Support the design and implementation of evaluations and studies carried out by the MMEMS team and its partners.
Conduct all work professionally and ethically while collaborating effectively with MMEMS team members in a cohesive, positive working environment
In the spirit of team collaboration, assist, with completing other tasks, in other areas to balance workloads, such as assisting with editing English documents, compiling reporting documents, etc., when needed
A bachelor’s (master’s preferred) degree in the field of international relations, economics, engineering, data management, political science, public policy, management, and / or other relevant field.
At least three (3) years of experience working on donor-funded mechanisms,
Experience in the design, implementation, and management of MEL and performance management.
Experience with creating and managing performance tracking systems.
Experience leveraging performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project / activity management.
Experience in performing and managing evaluations.
Experience in the gender dimensions of MEL.
Professional working knowledge of English; fluency in Portuguese.
Extensive experience in report writing and strong communication skills.
Experience in providing quality report and evaluation presentations.
Familiarity with USAID policies
This position is reserved for citizens of Mozambique. Please specify which location is preferential. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO / AA / ADA Veterans Employer.