Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer

DAI


Project Background:

The USAID/Liberia Civil Society activity aims to strengthen Liberian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to more effectively engage their constituents (citizens), contribute to decision-making processes, and oversee government actions. The purpose of this activity is to: strengthen Liberians’ ability to advocate for policy reforms, policy implementation, and service delivery through multi-stakeholder coalitions that build feedback loops among government, CSOs, and citizens.

Position Description:

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer will be responsible for implementation of all M&E and learning activities, including data collection, monitoring, and reporting, and providing cross-cutting support as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the execution of the M&E strategy and activities, ensuring interventions are rooted in local context and serve as learning platforms for future interventions.
  • Work closely with MEL Director to ensure the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.
  • Oversee MEL activities, provide technical direction and support to the design process and ensure results for contract activities.
  • Support DAI’s adaptive systems approach and facilitate reviews of whether initiatives, once launched, are achieving expected results.
  • Lead data collection and analysis of project results and indicators and assemble data required on a recurrent basis to track program performance.
  • Verify data, conduct audits of collection procedures and perform data checks.
  • Support M&E training of staff and assist in cultivating a culture of learning.
  • Ensure office cooperation with internal/external data quality assessments and that activity information is shared in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reports to: MEL Director

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s level degree in finance, business administration, public administration, economics, or other relevant field is required.
  • At least six (6) years of working experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Previous USAID experience in MEL preferred.
  • Strong data collection and analysis skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Previous work experience in Liberia/West Africa preferred.

How to apply

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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