Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Employer:DAI Global LLC
Job Title:Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director
Education:Business Administration
Category:Business Development

Provide any necessary MEL expertise related to EGA technical objectives.

Work closely with EGA technical staff to track data, analyze results, and share lessons learned to inform project management and increase effectiveness of project activities.

Identify success stories for production to feed the learning objective.

Support the COP in establishing a culture of collaborating, learning, and adapting at the start of the project—fostering learning, innovations, and performance information feedback loops.

Institutionalize internal management debriefs, pause-and-reflect sessions, and stakeholder meetings.

Responsible for drafting, adapting and maintaining the project MEL Plan in line with USAID’s ADS Chapter 201, quarterly and annual reports, as well as annual work plans as applicable.

Work collaboratively and on an ongoing basis with technical objective leads and management to coordinate successful implementation of the MEL system.

Direct indicator tracking of progress throughout the project’s lifetime, highlighting potential areas of improvement and assisting with redirecting project activities to meet targeted results.

Work closely with the Women’s Economic Empowerment and Social Inclusion Advisor on gender disaggregation and other gender specific data as part of the MEL process.

As required, consolidate monitoring reports and, in coordination with EGA management, analyze results to produce reports for submission to USAID.

Organize and provide additional MEL training to staff as necessary.

Meet with USAID counterparts to brief on MEL implementation.

Prepare for and participate in Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) carried out by USAID and ensure that EGA’s monitoring and evaluation systems meet all requirements.

Other tasks as required.


Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred.

At least 10 – 12 years of professional experience.

Experience on USAID projects in monitoring and evaluation of governance reform or capacity development, with demonstrated capabilities in methodologies appropriate to complex change processes is desired but not required.

Demonstrated experience designing and conducting data quality assessments and data audits.

Experience conducting knowledge management and dissemination activities on similar programs.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with institutional and private-sector partners and stakeholders.

Experience training partners and/or staff in MEL.

Proficiency with MS Office software.

Strong communication skills – both written and oral – in English and Arabic.

Languages:Arabic(Excellent), English(Excellent)
Experience:10 – 15

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