Senior Assessment and Monitoring Lead, Assessment, Monitoring, & Evaluation (AM&E), Stuttgart, Germany

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Job Description

Senior Assessment and Monitoring Lead,

Assessment, Monitoring, & Evaluation (AM&E),

Stuttgart, Germany

Project Summary:

MSI is now accepting applications from senior assessment and monitoring professionals interested in providing support services to U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Geographic Combatant Commands under the Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation (AM&E) indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The AM&E IDIQ supports reform of institutional capacity building of partner nations’ ministries of defense.

**Please note: Only U.S. citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

This role is contingent on client funding, the Senior Assessment and Monitoring Lead will provide overall technical management, guidance, and support on partner nation assessments and monitoring plan-related efforts. This includes contributing to research and technical writing, supporting client/partner relations, providing technical support to team members, and representing the company at professional meetings and workshops.


  • Conduct specific technical assignments related to partner nation assessments and monitoring plans

  • Lead assessments and monitoring activities

  • Design templates and process maps for data collection and analysis

  • Facilitate monitoring plan development sessions.

  • Design and deliver training on assessment and monitoring topics

  • Conduct data quality assessments

  • Design survey questionnaires and sampling strategies

  • Train data collectors and supervise data collection

  • Prepare assessment and monitoring plans and supervise collection of data

  • Write analytic reports based on assessment and monitoring data and findings

  • Support other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, a social science or other M&E related field required; master’s degree preferred

  • A minimum of eight years of experience in M&E leading or supporting foreign assistance projects required

  • Experience across several sub-specialties within assessments and monitoring

  • Familiarity with Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability (FATAA), and Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) supports the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) guidance and policy

  • Experience providing technical assistance to foreign assistance implementing partners to develop M&E plans, designing Collaborating, Learning And Adapting (CLA) approaches, developing and/or conducting M&E training

  • Experience developing surveys and other data collection instruments, supervising data collection in developing countries, analyzing data and writing up M&E reports preferred

  • Experience with emerging M&E practices such as Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA), complexity awareness monitoring, outcome harvesting, most significant change and other emerging methods preferred

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key organizations, working groups, and professionals in the international development M&E sector

  • Strong writing, editing, and data analysis skills required

  • Some travel required

  • Candidates able to travel for extended periods (6-8 weeks) and/or willing to travel to security-challenged locations preferred

  • Eligibility for a secret level clearance is required

  • English fluency required

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website,

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

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