Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager (m/f)

DT Global

DT Global is recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager (m/f), to be based in Pemba, Mozambique.
  • The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Manager oversees all aspects of MEL efforts for the USAID-funded program and manages a team of MEL-focused staff members. In support of activity implementation, action-based research, and program learning, the MEL Manager 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. The MEL Manager will be expected to work closely with program staff, USAID and Washington, D.C.-based MEL specialists to ensure the program’s MEL efforts work within and across the program's objectives and toward the overarching purpose of the program
  • The MEL Manager position will be based in Pemba, Mozambique. This is a local hire position and applicants must have the legal right to work in Mozambique
  • Reporting: The MEL Manager will report to the Chief of Party
  • Provide overall support, advice, and oversight on program-level monitoring and evaluation
  • Support and advice colleagues on activity-level monitoring and evaluation efforts, ensuring quality and consistency across offices
  • Recommend practical tools and methodologies to aggregate data from a variety of sources and report out on it
  • Security permitting, undertake field visits to project sites for project design, monitoring, and evaluation
  • With support from USAID, contribute to the design, implementation and ongoing revision of an M&E system that adheres to USAID guidance and meets the needs of the program for learning, analysis, and reporting
  • Conduct periodic and systematic data collection and analysis of project results indicators, in conjunction with relevant project staff
  • Supervise M&E staff
  • Offer technical assistance in the development, selection, and application of M&E processes and tools
  • Contribute to reports on progress on results indicators and assist staff in preparation or other program reports as needed
  • Assist in the development and writing of activity monitoring and evaluation plans
  • Support and advice colleagues on activity-level monitoring and evaluation efforts, ensuring quality and consistency
  • Oversee and advise colleagues on information management processes by reviewing data collection efforts, overall data reliability, consistency, and quality
  • Lead and manage program-level evaluation efforts, including the development of studies that examine higher level outcomes and the utilization of external M&E resources
  • Provide input and advice on procurement of M&E third-party services if needed
  • Help identify, analyze, and synthesize lessons learned from program implementation and facilitate the incorporation of those lessons into the activity development cycle
  • Train other staff, and local partners where required, on key M&E concepts, tools, and processes
  • A minimum of four years of progressively responsible relevant work experience
  • A minimum of two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, social science research, journalism, or a similar field
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods, including surveys and focus groups
  • Demonstrated analytical and assessment skills (including primary research and mixed-methods analysis)
  • Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; familiarity with statistical software is highly desired, but not required
  • Strong analytical skills and writing abilities
  • Experience in a diverse and fast-paced work environment
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with USAID or other donor-funded projects
  • Experience with grants or small grants under contract programs preferred
  • English proficiency and Portuguese language fluency required; Proficiency in languages of Cabo Delgado (such as Mwani, Makua and Makonde) is desirable
  • University degree in a relevant field highly desired, but not required
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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2. Application
Company profile

  • DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition - we provide world-class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.
  • Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world. For more information, please see

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