Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning – Georgia Local Self Government Strengthening Activity

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 13 January 2021
  • Georgia
  • Closing on 12 February 2021
  • Talent pool

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Senior Technical Specialist positions on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Georgia. The goal of this project is to support Georgia’s ongoing decentralization reform and enhance the effectiveness, accountability, and citizen-responsiveness of target local governments in Georgia. This will be achieved by strengthening national institutional capacities, legislative frameworks, and partnerships for meaningful decentralization; improving subnational public administration and accountability systems; enhancing subnational capacity to deliver inclusive, accessible, and citizen-responsive public services; and engaging and empowering communities to hold subnational governments accountable.

Position Description: Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and/or the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), the Director of Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the Activity. This individual works closely with Activity leadership and ensure the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts. The MEL Manager oversees MEL/CLA activities, provides technical direction and support for data collection and analysis, and ensure capture of learning and results throughout contract implementation. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Tbilisi.

Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, economics, evaluation research, international development, public policy, statistics, or another relevant field; advanced degree preferred;

*Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience providing technical expertise in MEL activities, preferably for complex USAID or other donor-funded projects of similar size;

*Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related to designing, managing, and implementing results-based MEL activities;

*Demonstrated technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, as well as experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and reporting;

*Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for MEL including impact evaluation;

*Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment;

*Professional proficiency in English and Georgian is required;

*Qualified applicants from Georgia are strongly encouraged to apply

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

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Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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