Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Manager, South Asia Energy
New Delhi (India)
RTI International India ("RTI India") is hiring a MEL Manager on the recently awarded USAID-funded Task Order Technical Support for South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP) activity. The MEL Manager will lead the MEL team and is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of project performance monitoring plan by overseeing project results, reporting on indicators, and data management.
Responsibilities of the MEL Manager include, but are not limited to:
- Working closely with the Senior Management Team, develop, monitor, and ensure successful implementation of project performance monitoring plan by overseeing project results, reporting on indicators, and data management.
- For the Hub, coordinate and aggregate results from other Asia EDGE programs in the South Asia region.
- Work closely with Country Managers to provide necessary data for country-specific M&E needs and CLA activities.
- Outline specific learning activities and quarterly “pause and reflect” performance review processes with Objective Leads.
- Work closely with the Communications team to create an inward- and outward-facing learning agenda.
- Work closely with the Objective Leads to generate, validate, and present data in user-friendly format.
- Review the audit trail if there are any red flags work with the indicated team to collectively determine what went wrong and how to address any shortfalls in the future.
- Facilitate constructive and collaborative dialogue during regular MEL project reviews and biweekly team meetings.
- Coordinate data collection for and prepare quarterly report summarizing the overall results of the quality assurance surveillance and documenting performance against the approved indicator list.
- Master’s degree in statistics, economics, mathematics or closely related field and minimum of 8 years of experience designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded projects; or Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of experience.
- At least 8 years of MEL experience with international donor -funded projects.
- Knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, methods, and approaches for MEL.
- Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills (attention to detail is required); demonstrated flexibility and capacity to multi-task.
- Familiarity and experience with indicators relevant to the energy sector preferred.
- Ability to articulate and apply CLA principles.
- Demonstrated experience in analytical skills and data visualization.
- Computer literacy, with ability to analyse and interpret data using Excel, online reporting tools, or statistical packages such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
- Experience with MEL that measures and promotes gender and social inclusion.
- Ability to work effectively, responsively, and collaboratively with government counterparts, development and private sector partners, civil society organizations, and academic/research institutions.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English.
The last date for application is July 15, 2021