DETAILS

Deadline: Apr 30, 2017

Location: Guatemala

Languages: English, Spanish

Opportunity type: Permanent position

Minimum work experience: From 5 years

Sectors: Monitoring & Evaluation

Expected starting date: Unknown

Organisation: Social Impact (SI)

DESCRIPTION

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is preparing for a proposal for the USAID/Guatemala Metrics Project. The purpose of Metrics would be to support improvement of USAID/Guatemala systems, capacity, and processes for monitoring, learning, and evaluation design, to better understand and document programmatic outcomes, adapt current projects, comply with USAID regulations and requirement, rapidly report progress, better use evidence in project design, and generally contribute to the learning and adaptation agenda at USAID/Guatemala. The anticipated period of performance is for five years for an estimated amount of $10 - $15 million.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to support the Deputy Chief of Party in all performance monitoring related activities. This position will be based in Guatemala City for the duration of the project.

** Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Guatemalan citizenship will be considered. **

Responsibilities:

  • Develop evaluation methodologies and manage teams in primary data collection.
  • Collect and manage all project-related performance data.
  • Analyze and summarize performance monitoring data.
  • Maintain the main project indicator database and filing system.
  • Provide training on the online reporting system, the project monitoring system, and the project indicators.
  • Present monitoring data monthly to project technical staff, as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, evaluation services, business management or other related disciplines required; Advanced degree highly preferred.
  • At least five years’ experience in providing monitoring and evaluation support on international donor funded programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in performance monitoring, assessing and tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics.
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluation methodology, experimental design, statistical analysis, sampling methodology and/or data collection and analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting primary data collection.
  • Experience building organizational capacity in monitoring and evaluation and/or training individuals in monitoring and evaluation preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Guatemala to attend to contract implementation tasks.
  • Fluency in English required and professional proficiency in Spanish required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

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