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Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently seeking applications from qualified Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning (MEL) candidates to provide leadership to a $86-96 million, USAID-funded Trade and Investment Hub Activity in West Africa.
The purpose of the Activity is to improve the competitiveness of West African farmers and firms. This will be accomplished by increasing productivity, market participation, investment and adoption of improved technologies.
USAID defines agriculture competitiveness as the ability of a farm, firm, sector, or country to sell and provide goods and services in a given market – in relation to the ability and performance of other farms, firms, sectors or countries in the same market.
Position Description/ Responsibilities
The MEL Director provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the activity.
This individual works closely with MEL staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.
The Director oversees MEL activities, provides technical direction and support, and ensures results for contract activities.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Science, International Development, Evaluation Research, Statistics, Economics, or a related field;
Progressively responsible experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based MEL activities;
Technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, with excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills in English;
Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including impact evaluation;
Supervisory skills, and ability to work well on a team;
Proficient in Microsoft programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available statistical software programs; familiarity with GIS technologies in monitoring and reporting;
Experience managing complex M&E programming across multiple country offices;
Fluency in French preferred;
Experience working in West Africa, Nigeria experience preferred.
Method of Application
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
CV in reverse chronological format
Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s ad posted.
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.