Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 February 2018

Job Description

World Education, Inc. is a Boston-based non-profit agency engaged in small enterprise development, literacy, training and organizational development in Africa, Asia and the United States. Programs are implemented in collaboration with local non-governmental organizations (NGO) and aim to strengthen institutions working in a variety of sectors, primarily focusing on sustainable community development and income-generation programs.

World Education seeks a dynamic, innovative candidate for this position for an anticipated USAID project that aims to increase equitable access to learning for out-of-school youths in Southern Senegal. The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will report to the Chief of Party and is responsible for coordinating monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities under the award. The M&E Officer leads the development and management of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead project team in the development and implementation of an M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring activities. Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation design.
  • Utilize the Collaborative, Learning and Adapting Approach to continually assess project progress and inform project management decision-making.
  • Provide support to performance evaluation process in collaboration with USAID and the independent evaluation team.
  • Ensure the quality of M&E related data to be collected throughout the program implementation.
  • Participate in the preparation and facilitation of informational meetings with World Education’s partners.
  • Document results of the M & E system and produce periodic reports required by World Education and donor agencies.
  • Assist the various program teams in data analysis.
  • Train staff of partner NGOs in data collection methodology and in the M & E system, in general.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of five years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics preferred.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys.
  • Experience developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Experience managing and providing ongoing training to M&E field officers.
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.
  • Fluency in French, English language proficiency – local language a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 03/19/2018.

About the Organization

World Education, Inc. is a Boston-based non-profit agency engaged in small enterprise development, literacy, training and organizational development in Africa, Asia and the United States. Programs are implemented in collaboration with local non-governmental organizations (NGO) and aim to strengthen institutions working in a variety of sectors, primarily focusing on sustainable community development and income-generation programs.

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