Monitoring and Evaluation Director, Malawi


For over 50 years and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 34 projects in 26 countries and revenues of approximately $174 million.

Monitoring and Evaluation Director, Malawi
We are currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Director for the anticipated USAID- Feed the Future Ag Diversification for Incomes and Nutrition project. The project’s primary focus will be to sustainably reduce poverty and stunting in eight districts of Central and Southern Malawi. The project will work to improve the nutritional status of women and children under five through a proven nutrition-sensitive approach of layering agriculture and nutrition behavior change interventions in rural communities, while at the same time increasing the competitiveness of high-value, nutrient-rich value chains through support for agricultural enterprises and increased access to markets and finance. M&E Director responsibilities for this program include but are not limited to the following:


  • Guide the technical direction of the M&E approach and strategy; oversee and coordinate work related to monitoring and evaluation activities of the ADIN project
  • Oversee impact analysis in the areas of nutrition, finance and investment, enterprise development, and agricultural productivity
  • Prepare and conduct trainings on monitoring and evaluation topics for staff and project clients
  • Ensure M&E is utilized and managed properly
  • Coordinate M&E activities with local and international partners
  • Build the capacity of local organizations to be effective in knowledge management and learning
  • Apply GIS tools to improve decision-making and management for results.


  • Bachelor’s degree in evaluation, public policy, and/or related field is required.
  • 10 years of progressive professional experience, some of which is in Africa, in monitoring and evaluation of international development projects is highly desirable.
  • Experience working with private sector, civil society and government sectors on monitoring and evaluation programs.
  • Knowledge of different M&E tools, approaches, and methods in addition to experience working with grant making organizations, is desirable.
  • Working experience in training, coaching and mentoring teams in monitoring-related techniques and methods is desirable.
  • Knowledge of GIS tools is desirable

Please apply online at No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: ACDI/VOCA
  • Location: Lilongwe
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-10

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