Monitoring Manager

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1898
Date Posted:May 1, 2019
Reference:AMELA-008
Closing Date:Jun 1, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Monitoring and Evaluation
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:NTA, Grade C
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About MSI_AMELA:

Founded: 2010  msiworldwide.com

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.


Job Summary:

The purpose of AMELA is to provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning support services/assistance to strengthen the implementation of USAID development programs in Afghanistan, and to build the technical M&E knowledge and skills of USAID/Afghanistan Mission staff and stakeholders. The services provided under AMELA will contribute to supporting USAID/Afghanistan as an effective development organization with strong learning and adaptive management processes.

The Monitoring Manager, in conjunction with the Monitoring technical team, is responsible for overseeing project monitoring and verification activities, in addition to the training of local Afghan staff to collect data on the impact of USAID funded projects. Familiarity with evaluation methodologies will be considered an additional asset. The position requires travel throughout Afghanistan, subject to security considerations.  

Skills Required:

Monitoring Monitoring & Evaluation

Provinces to travel:

Kabul
Wardak
Parwan
Kapisa
Logar
Bamyan
Nangarhar
Panjshir
Ghazni
Paktya
Konarha
Nooristan
Takhar
Samangan
Balkh
Ghor
Urozgan
Zabul
Jawzjan
Helmand
Badghis
Farah
Baghlan
Laghman
Paktika
Khost
Badakhshan
Kunduz
Sar-e-Pul
Daykundi
Kandahar
Herat
Faryab
Nimroz

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

·       Assist in the development of a USAID portfolio-wide monitoring and verification (M&V) plan including the specific parameters of site visits, asset verification and data collection for each of the selected USAID projects and associated geographic sites;

·       Implement the M&V plan through overseeing and/or participating in site visits to capture and analyze data in a timely and accurate manner;

·       As requested by USAID, conduct assessments and studies of project impact;

·       Carry out baseline surveys before projects begin, followed by periodic surveys to track progress;

·       Collect public opinion information on views and impact of work performed through the projects;

·       Train and supervise local staff to complete M&V work at project sites;

·       Provide feedback to USAID managers on project shortcomings and recommendations for improving project implementation and impact;

·       Work with USAID officials to improve M&V systems where site visits find deficiencies.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;

·       A minimum of four (4) years of substantive experience in managing the M&V needs and activities associated with development projects in complex environments, ideally including Afghanistan;

·       Willingness and ability to visit project sites in the insecure operating environments throughout Afghanistan;

·       Knowledge of USAID performance monitoring guidelines and rules (ADS 203);

·       Excellent English writing skills and speaking ability, and ideally working knowledge of local languages.

Job Keywords:

monitoring, evaluation, monitoring and evaluation

Submission Guideline:

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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