Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist

Fixed-Term Contract

Apply immediately, but no later than by the end of the day on Monday, July 15, 2024

East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) invites applications from Zimbabwean nationals for the following long-term position. The assignment is expected to start on/around August 15, 2024.
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist

Overall Responsibilities
The MEL Specialist will lead the successful implementation and tracking of the Activity’s MEL Plan,
manage evaluations and assessments using appropriate approaches, and provide training and guidance
to EWMI’s local implementing partners and grantees on MEL work. The MEL Specialist prepares the Activity’s semi-annual and annual reports.

Required qualifications and experience.
• Minimum of seven years of experience in setting up and overseeing MEL systems, of which at least five years must be relevant to international development assistance activities.
• Demonstrated experience with computer and/or web-based performance data management systems and other technologies that improve the quality and integrity of the MEL system and data collection/analysis/reporting/visualization;
• Proven expertise in gender, youth and social inclusion, including in gender- and youth-focused analysis, differential gender and youth impacts of laws, policies and regulations, or similar
framework;

• Minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s degree in political science, sociology, statistics, international development, or in any relevant field;
• Experience of implementing USAID monitoring, evaluation, and learning initiatives strongly desired;
• Creative, very well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize, and meet deadlines;
• Ability to work in a multicultural and geographically dispersed environment; and
• Fluency in oral and written English.

How to Apply

To apply: Please send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) contact information for three references to [email protected] and include in the subject line the title of the position.

No phone calls please. EWMI will contact applicants for interviews or to request additional information.

EWMI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.