Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist, USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 3 January 2019

Job Description

Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist, USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

The purpose of the USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation (SIMPLE) Monitoring and Support Activity (MESP) is to improve performance management at all levels to help the Mission meet Agency requirements, make better informed strategic and management decisions, and advance Agency learning. USAID/Egypt seeks a contractor to execute a host of services to improve the efficiency of programs implemented by the Mission’s Technical Offices. These services include activity/project designs, assessments, evaluations, management information and reporting and mapping. In addition, technical assistance is to be provided to the Program Office to collect and disseminate public information and enhance the quality of data.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist who will lead and manage the technical wok related to performance monitoring under this contract. Among other relevant tasks, the SPME will conduct data quality analyses, lead and oversee the review of M&E plans, and ensure the quality and utility of performance monitoring data.

USAID/Egypt estimates a five-year period of performance for the SIMPLE activity.

Please note: Local candidates are encouraged to apply!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct Data Quality Analyses in accordance with ADS 203.
  • Lead and oversee the review of project-level M&E plans, and work to ensure the quality and unity of performance monitoring data.
  • Support the project Field Monitors by reviewing reporting methods, carry out training needs analyses, design reporting tools, and advising technical offices on ways to improve field monitoring performance.

Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant field such as international development, statistics, or economics, with academic training in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the areas of indicator development, data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, statistical methods and/or performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Substantive experience leveraging performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project management.
  • Previous experience working in Egypt is strongly preferred.
  • Arabic skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in project and team management.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

About the Organization

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

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