This is a full-time, long-term role supporting a variety of M&E functions in the Dominican Republic for a U.S. government agency. The position will be located in Santo Domingo and is anticipated to begin in April 2020.
This M&E Specialist shall work with the M&E Coordinators, Western Hemisphere Programs (WHP), Post (Embassy and Staff), implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the most effective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators and shall be in charge of collecting all data that originates from entities within the Dominican Republic. Data collection efforts may include (but are not limited to), submitting data requests to host governments, partnering with NGOs or other government partners, researching open source data, working with private entities, or designing and implementing surveys, interviews, or statistical modeling. This position shall ensure all data, knowledge, documents, and systems are properly turned over to their International Narcotics and Law Enforcement/ Western Hemisphere (INL/WHP)-Post counterpart(s) and that those counterpart(s) are adequately trained on all indicators, data collection methods, and sources in order to ensure their counterpart(s) are able to continue collection and reporting
The candidate shall become well-versed in all INL/WHP programs in their respective country and coordinate with the D.C.-based team in order to ensure the measures being developed are as standardized as possible across the Region. They shall draft Variable Definition forms (VDFs), Performance Management Definitions Forms (PMDFs), and Data Collection Tools (DCTs) for selected indicators and work with their D.C.-based counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported.
The candidate shall be called upon to design measures and collect the data for smaller and more local projects, which will be done in coordination with the D.C.- based team and will help ensure workplans, implementer DCTs, and other strategic documents meet WHP requirements and standards. They shall respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on performance measures from their respective countries when requested. This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.
This will be a full-time (defined as at least 40-hour work week) for one (1) year with four (4) option years. Local nationals are strongly preferred. This position may ultimately be based in a U. S. Embassy facility in Santo Domingo, DR.
About the Organization
Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our vision is to provide high-quality, high-impact social and economic development consulting, with a special focus on public-private partnerships, human and institutional capacity-building, knowledge sharing and collaborative learning, NGO/community engagement, and integrated solutions that build country capacity and independence.
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Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.
*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.