NCBA CLUSA is the primary voice in the United States for people who use cooperatives to build a better world. By strengthening cooperatives, building resilient communities and providing economic opportunities, NCBA CLUSA, through its international and US programs, works through the cooperatives principles in more than 20 countries. Since 1916, NCBA CLUSA has shared the cooperative advantage, highlighting the impact cooperatives have in bettering the lives of individuals, families and communities. Through its advocacy program, NCBA CLUSA educations lawmakers and promotes the cooperative business model, working with public and private thought leaders.
NCBA CLUSA is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Manager to support NCBA CLUSA’s International team, based in Washington, D.C. The Monitoring & Evaluation Manager provides technical assistance in: project monitoring and evaluation; management of organizational level indicators dashboard; writing M&E sections in the business development proposals; developing and maintaining the project-level monitoring and evaluation plans; supporting project design; assisting communication department in producing annual reports on performance of NCBA-CLUSA projects across the globe; and supporting learning activities.
ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business Development (30%)
- Assists in drafting Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning section on business development proposals.
- Reviews proposal requirements.
- Conducts background research and analyzes popoulation data to set performance targets.
- Assists in identifying correct indicators that will correspond to the proposed result-framework.
- Writes job description for the M&E candidates for the proposal based on the solicitation requirements.
- Participates in recruitment and selection of the candidates.
- Attends business development meetings.
Project MEL Management (40%)
- Work with program managers in reviewing and finalizing monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project reports.
- Assists in writing TOR for project baseline, mid-term, and final evaluation and other special studies.
- Reviews consultant proposals and provides feedback.
- Help field M&E officers in drafting and finalizing standard operating procedures for data collection and management.
- Responds to ad-hoc MEL related requests from program managers
- Provides M&E related technical assistance to projects. Technical assistance may include designing special studies/methods/tools, providing inputs to management of information systems, conducting data quality assessments, and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.
Operational Assistance (30%)
- Participates in the process of developing global indicators
- Works with other teams in the organization to extract and populate data for the organizational dashboard
- Works with Knowledge Management Specialist to manage MEL section of the share-point.
- Maintains a library of MEL literature. This will include emerging trends in evaluation methods, framework and guidelines from the major donor organizations e.g., USAID, USDA, DFID, WHO.
Other duties as assigned
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum three years of M&E experience with Master’s Degree or Five years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree. Social science degree preferred.
- Solid understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
- Experience in data management and analysis.
- Experience in Excel data functions.
- Experience with USAID and/or USDA Rules and Regulations, and/or other USG compliance familiarity.
- Knowledge of basic statistical techniques.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Results and Detail Oriented.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people.
- Ability and willingness to travel to developing countries on an as needed basis.
- Fluency in a second language preferred.
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NCBA CLUSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, and legally protected characteristics for non-merit factors.
NCBA CLUSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all facets of employment, including the employment application and selection process. If you have a disability that affects your ability to use our online system to apply for a position at NCBA CLUSA, please send an email to Misti French or call 202.638.6222.