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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer
DT Global
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 31 Dec 2019


The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer will oversee all aspects of MEL efforts for the program and manages a team of MEL-focused staff members. In support of activity implementation, action-based research, and program learning, the MEL Officer will oversee the incorporation of MEL throughout the Activity Cycle, manage program-level evaluation, and refine the program’s approach to MEL and/or MEL systems as appropriate in consultation with the senior management team.


 Duties and responsibilities:

The MEL Officer is responsible for:

  • Managing and overseeing overall monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the program.
  • Leading and managing program-level evaluation of higher-level outcomes and theories of change.
  • Initiating and overseeing research and data collection, including by external M&E and learning resources.
  • Contributing to and supporting processes for incorporating learning into the program’s strategic design and activity cycle.
  • Supporting and advising colleagues on activity-level monitoring and evaluation efforts, ensuring quality and consistency across offices.
  • With support from USAID, contributing to the design, implementation and ongoing revision of a MEL system that adheres to USAID guidance and meets the needs of the program for learning, analysis, and reporting.
  • Offering technical assistance in the development, selection, and application of MEL processes and tools.
  • Overseeing and advising colleagues on information management processes by reviewing data collection efforts, overall data reliability, consistency, and quality.
  • Training other staff, and local partners on key MEL concepts, tools, and processes.
  • Undertaking, as security conditions allow, periodic visits to project locations to collect data and/or oversee data collection efforts.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience including experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning; social science research; political analysis; or a related field.
  • A degree in relevant discipline (statistics, evaluation science, public policy, social sciences, political science or other related degree). 
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research methods.
  • Strong analytical skills and writing abilities.
  • Experience working in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with donor-funded projects.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in written and oral English and Arabic.
  • Demonstrated experience with interviews, surveys and focus groups strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Access; familiarity with statistical software strongly preferred.

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