Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Apply by 17 September 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 2 August 2018

Job Description

The Haiti M&E Specialist shall work with the M&E Coordinators, WHP, Posts, implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the most effective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators and will be in charge of collecting all data that originates from entities within Haiti. Data collection effort 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 person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP programs in Haiti 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 PMDFs 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. This person 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. They shall respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on Haitian performance measures 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 individual shall be in charge of collecting all performance measure data in Haiti in compliance with the INL/WHP reporting cycle. This position shall ensure all data, knowledge, documents, and systems are properly turned over to their 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 individual is required to obtain and hold either a MRPT or RSO security clearance. Panagora will assist with the process and final selection for the position is based on successfully obtaining the clearance.

This will be a full time (defined as at least 40-hour work week) for three (3) option years.

Responsibilities include:

  • work with the relevant partners to determine data collection methodologies
  • manage collecting all data that originates from entities within these countries, including 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
  • Become a subject matter expert in agency programs and coordinate with stakeholders to ensure standardization of M&E measures
  • respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on performance measures when requested
  • collect all performance measure data in compliance with the reporting cycle
  • train counterparts on all indicators, data collection methods, and sources

Provide monitoring and evaluation expertise as required

Qualifications include:

  • At least two (2) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
  • US Citizen or Foreign national
  • Ability to obtain MRPT Security Clearance if US Citizen OR Ability to obtain successful RSO security check if non-US Citizen
  • At least two (2) years of experience with data collection and management
  • FSI Level 4/4 English, French and Haitian Creole or equivalent
  • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations in English
  • Be based in Port-au-Prince and able to attend meetings at the U.S. Embassy and other INL/WHP-partners in Port-au-Prince
  • High level of knowledge of Haitian laws, customs, current events, and governmental institutions.
  • Experience in a customer-facing position, with the ability to interact with government officials
  • Ability to travel to D.C. or other places within Haiti
  • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
  • A moderate level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Master’s Degree or 2 years of post-graduate education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with technical writing or report production
  • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs.
  • Experience supporting the Government Accountability Office, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
  • Experience with Tableau or other similar business intelligence software
  • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
  • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations

About the Organization

Panagora Group is a woman-owned 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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