Deputy Monitoring Lead Afghanistan Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity (AMELA) Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Posted on 13 July 2020

Job Description

Deputy Monitoring Lead Afghanistan Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity (AMELA) Kabul, Afghanistan

Project Summary:

The purpose of AMELA is to provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning support services/assistance to strengthen the implementation of USAID development programs in Afghanistan, and to build the technical M&E knowledge and skills of USAID/Afghanistan Mission staff and stakeholders. The services provided under AMELA will contribute to supporting USAID/Afghanistan as an effective development organization with strong learning and adaptive management processes.

**Please note: Only Afghan citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

The Deputy Monitoring Lead is responsible for overseeing AMELA project monitoring and verification (M&V) activities and training national staff to collect, process, analyze, and report on data relevant to USAID-funded projects. The position requires travel throughout Afghanistan subject to security considerations. This is a full-time position.


· Manage third-party monitoring component of activity, including data collection, processing, analysis, and reporting, as well as staff training

· Supervise up to six direct reports and additional subordinate staff

· Assist in the development of USAID portfolio-wide M&V plan including the specific parameters of site visits, asset verification, and data collection for each of the selected USAID projects

· Manage implementation of M&V plan and participate in site visits as necessary to capture and analyze data in a timely and accurate manner

· Conduct assessments and studies of project impact

· Carry out baseline surveys followed by periodic surveys to track progress

· Provide feedback to USAID managers on project shortcomings and recommendations for improving project implementation and impact

· Manage entry of Afghan Info data on a quarterly basis


· Bachelor’s degree in international development or relevant field; Master’s preferred

· A minimum of five years of experience in managing the M&V needs and activities associated with development and/or humanitarian projects in complex environments

· Willingness and ability to visit project sites in insecure operating environments throughout Afghanistan

· Familiarity with evaluation methodologies preferred

· Knowledge of USAID performance monitoring guidelines and rules (ADS 203)

· Excellent English writing skills and speaking ability. Fluency in Dari and/or Pashto languages

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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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About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

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