Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Number of Persons Required
This position reports to the Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning on the ACE
Project & ECEWS Head of Programs. The positions regularly interacts with all Data
The MEL Deputy Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the
MEL Unit, including oversight of performance indicator data collection, analysis,
Task / Responsibility
Responsible for ensuring timely and efficient data flows, including data collection,
spot checks, data cleaning, and quality assurance.
Conduct analysis for relevant quantitative and qualitative indicators, including using
the innovative and other advanced data analytics tool.
Master’s Degree or higher in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications,
Education, Environment, Health, Behavioural, Life/Social Sciences International
Development, Human Development or Related Field.
A minimum of 10 years professional managerial experience, including at least 5
years’ experience managing monitoring and evaluation for USAID projects and for
complex development activities, especially HIV Projects.
Strong analytical skills, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis and
experience using relevant analysis software.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong experience with leading
the development and writing of program reports and other deliverables.
Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with
colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally
Ability to work under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent
Ability to play a coaching and mentoring role for others.
Demonstrated understanding of USAID Evaluation Policy and USAID ADS
Experience with management of USG contracts required
Experience with the U.S. federal policies, regulations, and procedures
Ability to effectively work independently
High-level organization and documentation skills, including the ability to track and
manage the activities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Power
Point & M&E software’s
Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment
Technology to be used:
Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), LAMIS,
NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.
70% – 80%