Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Mitchell Group ,Senior M&E Advisor Jobs in Tanzania



Closing date: 19 Apr 2015
Senior M&E Advisor
The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG), an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC, is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified applicants for a Senior M&E Advisor position in support of a potential project in Tanzania. This individual will be responsible for leading and managing the technical work related to performance m
onitoring under this contract. The individual will oversee, recruit for, and participate in evaluations and assessments and baseline surveys throughout the life of the contract. S/he will ensure the shortterm technical experts and evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise. The Senior M&E Advisor may also serve as the evaluation team leader of select evaluations conducted under this contract.
The proposed Senior M&E Specialist must have the following qualifications, education and/or experience:
  • A graduate degree in international development, economics, statistics, research methods, political science, public policy, social science, or a related field.
  • Have not less than 7 years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, and assessments, including evaluation methodologies, population based surveys, performance management plan development, participatory data collection methods and protocols, and data quality verification techniques for large development projects
  • Demonstrated strong quantitative skills.
  • Providing guidance to technical teams in developing and updating Performance Management Plans.
  • Creating and managing Performance Management Plans.
  • Designing and implementing performance and impact evaluations of development interventions.
  • Designing and field testing surveys and other data collection instruments.
  • Designing, working on and preferably leading an evaluation team.
  • Project management skills are desirable.
  • Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management highly desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required, and Kiswahili language skills are also desired.
The anticipated responsibilities and role of the Senior M&E Advisor are, but not limited to, the following:
  • Lead/oversee monitoring and evaluation, analyses, and assessments throughout the life of the project, including the data quality assessments, participatory data collection methods and protocols, and data quality verification techniques
  • Be responsible for the design, quality development and production of all data quality assessment reports, assist in the production of evaluations reports and any assessments, population based surveys and studies including the testing of the development hypotheses
  • Be responsible for design of the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations
  • S/he will also support the maintenance of the Mission’s PMP and the development and maintenance of implementing partners’ M&E Plans.
  • Contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation methodology, participatory data collection methods and protocols, data verification techniques, and other technical evaluation and analytical tasks conducted under this contract.
How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents as MS Word files via e-mail to elainec@the-mitchellgroup.com andrecruitment@the-mitchellgroup.com. In the subject line, please indicate “Senior M&E Advisor - Tanzania”. CV’s/resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Early application is encouraged. No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Completed and signed USAID form No. AID 1420-17
  • Brief cover letter that includes a one paragraph summary of your key qualifications
  • Current CV/résumé with references.
This position will be for a project with a duration of up to five years.

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