Sr. M,E&L Specialist, USAID/Indonesia BERSAMA GBV Prevention Program in Eastern Indonesia
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting local Indonesian applicants for the position of Sr. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist for the USAID-funded BERSAMA – GBV Prevention Program in Eastern Indonesia. The project aims to strengthen government capacity and commitment to prevent and address gender-based violence (GBV).
The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described below. Position is contingent upon continuation of donor funding.
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POSITION TITLE:Sr. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist
PROJECT: USAID BERSAMA – GBV Prevention Program in Eastern Indonesia
LOCATION:Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
DEPARTMENT:Civil Society & Education
REPORTS TO: Chief of Party
The Sr. M, E&L Specialist will be responsible for managing the M,E&L system and activities, including the coordination of externally conducted evaluations, and implementing an M,E&L Plan for a high-quality, results-oriented project focused on reducing gender based violence (GBV) in Eastern Indonesia. Position will be based in Jayapura, Papua, with project-funded travel in the Eastern Region and to Jakarta. The position is contingent upon continuation of donor funding.
The Sr. M,E&L Specialist, with support from the M&E Officer, will oversee the implementation of the program’s M,E&L activities and data reporting requirements. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Manage a rigorous approach to monitoring and evaluation to measure performance toward specific goals and objectives, including quantitative, qualitative, and participatory methodologies.
- Work with technical colleagues (Deputy Chief of Party/Sr. Program Manager, Sr. Government Relations Coordinator,Technical Program Manager, Field Coordinator, Field Officers) to ensure timely and accurate data collection as per the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP). Verify data sources and data
- Handle the day-today tracking, and reporting on activities under the award.
- Design data collection instruments, schedules, analysis methods, and applied technologies.
- Provide training to staff and project stakeholders on M,E&L; such as monitoring plan, tools, assessments, surveys, and evaluations.
- Ensure reporting requirements per USAID obligations under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).
- Add training data to TraiNet
- Provide geographic location information for activities
- Monitor the results of the program’s activities and contribute to periodic evaluations/assessments; contribute to dissemination of results to internal and external audiences.
- Contribute to research design and methodology for project-related research
- Contribute extensively to quarterly and annual reports.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education: Master’s degree required in social sciences, such as statistics, public policy, economics or a related field, and/or specialized training/certification in monitoring & evaluation.
- At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in the monitoring & evaluation of donor-funded international development projects. Part of this experience should have been obtained working on democracy and governance or public health programs.
- Knowledge of USAID reporting requirements, including experience designing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans, rigorous impact evaluation design, and working with external consultants for third party evaluations.
- Survey design
- Demonstrated experience with data tracking tools.
- Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research required. Understanding of impact evaluation methodology preferred.
- Demonstrated experience with statistics
- Understanding of national level MIS approaches and existing government databases/data collection preferred.
- Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English required.
- Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint)
- Experience with database and statistical applications such as SPSS, SAS or STATA.