Specialist, Results and Measurement
Washington D.C. (United States of America)
Title Specialist, Results and Measurement
Location Washington DC
Department Name Program Advancement
Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build
The R&M Senior Specialist, in collaboration with the Global Director of Results and Measurement (R&M) and R&M team, provides support to strengthen organizational and staff capacity to manage effective monitoring, evaluation, research and learning systems and contributes to the development and implementation of Pact’s global R&M agenda.
Support Country Programs in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL)
Support program start-up in MERL - ensure program teams have templates, frameworks, policies and tools for MERL plans, and support the launch project MERL systems and M&E plans.
Collaborate with country teams and headquarters staff on MERL activities, such as evaluation design, report reviews, and data visualization/analysis.
Ensure that Pact obtains and warehouses all critical R&M program documents, donor reports, MERL Plans, logical frameworks, data sets, project evaluation documents (baseline, mid-term, and final) & data quality audits.
Support project close out as needed.
Support Global Efforts to Collect and Manage Data / Forward Knowledge Management
In collaboration with the R&M Director, support and promote the use of data and knowledge management within the Pact.
Coordinate the collection of Pact’s Global Indicators for annual use in developing this report
Help design, maintain, keep current and train others on the use of Pact’s institutional Database Systems. This includes, but is not limited to:
DevResults Enterprise site and project sites, Pact’s Intranet, and shared drives
Mobile Technology Platforms
Be conversant in a variety of software including (but not limited to): SPSS, Excel, NVivo, Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Access, SharePoint, Salesforce, Skype, and spatial analysis tools
Provide synthesis and visualization of Pact data for use in program design, new business development, and organizational learning.
Support for R&M in New Business Development
Contribute to proposal development, both design and budget components, for monitoring, evaluation, learning and research
Support R&M policy implementation in new business efforts
Strategy and Institutional Policy and Guidance
Contribute to implementation of R&M within Pact’s Global Strategy and the R&M strategy for program monitoring, evaluation and learning.
Promote Pact’s R&M policies and help develop further R&M guidance as needed, ensuring core policies, guidance documents and descriptions are updated and disseminated.
Provide logistics support and manage HQ procedural support for consultants and team meetings
Other duties as assigned by the R&M Director
Master’s degree and 1+ year(s) of international development experience in low income country.
Formal education in International Development/ Social Science/ Environmental Studies or related field.
Strong working knowledge of M&E principles, tools, and resources
Rigorous data analysis and synthesis skills, especially around visual presentation of data
Skills in knowledge management, database organization and design; working knowledge of software packages commonly used for data analysis
Solid facilitation, teaching and coaching skills related to MERL
Capacity to work independently and to perform and prioritize multiple tasks
Excellent communication skills in English, and in second language preferred
Ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with Pact staff at HQ and remotely with country offices, and staff in donor organizations and peer organizations
Willingness to travel up to 40% time.
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis until 21 November 2016.
To apply for this position, please click link: http://pactworld.force.com/careers/VanaHCM__Job_Detail?Id=a33j0000000iLZ9
- Organization: Pact World
- Location: Washington D.C. (United States of America)
- Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
- Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
- Closing Date: 2016-11-21