Monitoring Specialist

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 7 July 2020

Job Description

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business specializing in global health and international development, seeks a monitoring specialist for the anticipated 5-year USAID/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity. The MEL Activity will provide USAID/Nepal with technical and advisory services for monitoring; evaluation; research, assessment, and data analysis; geographic information services (GIS); and collaborating, learning, and adapting activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and follow-up all activities related to monitoring.
  • Implement indicator standardization efforts of the MEL Activity.
  • Support the design, dissemination, implementation, and supervision of monitoring methodologies for USAID/Nepal and its implementing partners.
  • Support data management from internal and external sources, including the collection and processing of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Implement quality assurance procedures for information provided by other sources (implementing partners, strategic partners, or other sources of monitoring information).
  • Use data from USAID’s monitoring database or other information obtained from governmental data sources to elaborate internal or external reports.
  • Work with technical staff to determine the best strategies to creatively present qualitative and quantitative data, including telling stories and using data visualization to convey messages to different audiences.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree: international relations, economics or related social science.
  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience monitoring USAID-funded activities, including:
    • Creating USAID performance and context indicator reference sheets.
    • Developing specialized data reports (quarterly, annual and/or monitoring specific) as needed.
    • Applying USAID ADS 201.
    • Designing data visualization products based on monitoring information, such as dashboards.
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills; fluency in English and Nepali, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to clean, manage and analyze large data sets.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat, and Gmail service platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, and management across the organization and apply assertive communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly, detail oriented, problem-solver, proactive, and organized.

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.

Application Instructions:

Please visit our website at https://panagoragroup.net/project-opportunities to apply. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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.

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