Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Madagascar
Title: Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, Madagascar
Pact seeks a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for anticipated USAID-funded programs in natural resource management and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The Director of M&E will lead project monitoring, evaluation and research efforts. S/he shall develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting. Under his/her guidance, the project will utilize monitoring data to maximize program impact. This position is contingent upon funding.
Develop and oversee the implementation of the project monitoring plan (PMP).
Lead the development of relevant M&E tools and platforms, and provide M&E specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to CSO partners.
Provide leadership for all assessments (baseline, midline, endline) and research activities, including developing terms of reference and protocols for any externally commissioned MER work.
Develop strong monitoring and evaluation data collection and analysis systems to ensure that program interventions are effective.
Strengthen availability and use of high quality data for decision making at all levels of the project.
Strengthen Pact, partners’ and communities’ data management and quality improvement systems, ensuring that data is audit worthy and readily available. Where problems exist, support the identification of solutions.
Lead and maintain a knowledge management system for the project, across all project components and partners.
Contribute to program reports for submission to donor.
Support program staff and senior management to use data to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation.
Remain up to date on good practices and developments in M&E in the NRM and WASH sectors to ensure program quality and impact.
Master’s degree in M&E, Informatics, Demography or any advanced degree in a related discipline
At least 7 years of experience designing and implementing M&E of complex NRM or WASH programs in developing countries.
Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation studies to IRB standard.
Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs in developing countries, and the ability to coach and train others in their use
Firm command of M&E issues with respect to capacity building activities
Demonstrable analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the activity interventions and support activity supervision.
Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on activity and study results.
Experience of managing the monitoring and evaluations of USAID-funded programs work experience is a plus.
Required fluency in English and French; Malagasy language skills are an advantage
Malagasy nationals strongly preferred.
To apply for this position, please click link: http://pactworld.force.com/careers/VanaHCM__Job_Detail?Id=a33j0000000kV9uAAE
- Organization: Pact World
- Location: Antananarivo
- Grade: Mid level
- Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
- Management, Administration and Finance
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Closing Date: 2016-06-06