Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

  • Posted on 19 May 2019
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Job Description

Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

The M&E Specialist will work with State Department program officers, M&E coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in-country M&E specialists to develop appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related to program objectives. Specifically, the M&E Specialist will work alongside POs during the negotiation of new agreements to advise and train on how to incorporate monitoring, evaluation and reporting into implementing mechanisms by determining the most appropriate indicators, reporting schedules, tools, etc… The M&E Specialist will travel to Post to provide training and support to in-country M&E Specialists and staff.

This will be a full time (defined as 40-hour work week) position that may require travel to Post across project countries. This position is contingent upon award and will be based in Washington DC.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain MRPT certification
  • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at client site
  • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
  • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
  • Proven knowledge and experience working in the LAC region
  • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with citizen security
  • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
  • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
  • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s Degree


Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with technical writing or report production
  • Knowledge or experience with narcotics, justice sector and/or law enforcement-related programs.
  • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
  • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
  • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
  • Experience with Tableau or other similar business intelligence software
  • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations
  • Master’s Degree

About the Organization

Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?

If you are passionate about this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the apply for this job online button.

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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