Deputy Chief of Party (Senior M&E Specialist, USAID/Lebanon Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning MEL Platform)

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 9 December 2020

Job Description


ME&A is recruiting for a Deputy Chief of Party/Senior M&E Specialist for an upcoming Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Platform project in Lebanon, funded by USAID. The position will a be full-time, five-year position based in Beirut, Lebanon.


Responsible for activity’s administration and operations, including personnel management, including the field monitors, ensuring proper training for them. Assist COP in performance management systems, financial management, and timely completion and submission of all activity deliverables. Responsible for day to day supervision of staff and resources of activities under the contract. Coordinates work with local subcontractors and evaluation staff. Coordinates with local staff of USAID implementing partners, Regional Lebanese Government officials, academics, donors and stakeholders. Assists with overseeing and coordinating the staff training and building local capacity for monitoring and evaluation staff and/or subcontractors. Indicator development, data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, statistical methods and/or performance monitoring and/or reporting.


  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience in similar positions is required.
  • An advanced university degree in economics, project management, business/financial management, or a relevant field.
  • Managerial and operational experience, and preferably experience in supporting complex activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions.
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written and spoken English.
  • Substantive experience leveraging performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project management.

All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.

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About the Organization

ME&A is a qualified small business, dedicated to providing creative solutions for economic development and social development throughout the world. Our Core Areas of Concentration include Monitoring & Evaluations, Economic and Community Development, Public Administration and Governance, and Business Development and Technology Transfer.

ME&A’s staff of professionals are dedicated to pursuing excellence in the principles, practices and processes of their professions. We are a client-oriented organization committed to upholding the highest of professional standards and being a responsible corporate citizen.

We believe in creative teaming with other partners, maintaining strong professionalism and ethics in meeting our objectives, and utilizing our multicultural skills to better understand and communicate with our clients. ME&A pursues and embraces our client’s organizational and programmatic goals. We work as a team, whereever appropriate, to bring collective knowledge to bear in creating developmental solutions.

ME&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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