Monitoring and Evaluation Director, Liberia

Monrovia

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, Liberia

We are currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Director for the anticipated USAID Office of Food for Peace funded Liberia Development Assistance (DFAP) Program. This multi-year, non-emergency program is integrated with USAID strategies to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity. The program’s ultimate goal is to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable households. The program focuses on strengthening livelihoods and improving nutrition among children under five, incorporating disaster risk reduction and response mechanisms and conflict sensitive approaches. M&E Director responsibilities for this program include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Guide the technical direction of the M&E approach and strategy; oversee and coordinate work related to monitoring and evaluation activities of the DFAP 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
  • Conduct and coordinate data collection monthly, quarterly and annually
  • Coordinate M&E activities with local and international partners
  • Prepare data analyses for PREPs, Annual Results Reports and other required documents
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in evaluation, public policy, and/or related field is required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive professional experience in monitoring and evaluation of international development projects in Liberia is highly desirable.
  • At least two (2) years of professional experience with Food for Peace funded programs is preferred.
  • Experience working with community members, individual households, civil society groups, and government actors on monitoring and evaluation programs.
  • Knowledge of different M&E tools, approaches, and methods in addition to experience working with grant making organizations is required.
  • 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 http://acdivoca.bosmaxhire.net/cp/?E5556D361D43515B7E59192F77501F6205627B4D. 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.
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  • Organization: ACDI/VOCA
  • Location: Monrovia
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Nutrition
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-05-10

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