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Senior Monitoring Specialist
International Health and Development Line of Business
Senior Monitoring Officer:
ICF is seeking a Senior Monitoring Specialist for an upcoming USAID-funded monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that will provide the team with support in monitoring systems, evaluations (performance and impact) and baseline studies. The Senior Monitoring Specialist shall work closely with USAID/ DRC Program Office, M&E team, and development objective teams and with USAID implementing partners.
Oversee program monitoring and reporting across multiple activities and programs.
She/he will work with Key Personnel and other stakeholders (i.e., partners, Mission staff) providing oversight of monitoring functions, such as, the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project M&E plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of data quality, analyses of data, reporting, and impact.
Provide trainings to various stakeholders on results-based management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes, and systems to improve performance monitoring.
Ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members (including M&E Specialists and field support staff) recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.
A Masters (or higher) degree in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, statistics, and/or other relevant field.
At least 8 years of progressively more responsible experience in the design and management of indicators, M&E plans, performance targets, data quality assessments, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
Providing guidance in the development and updating of performance management plans (PMPs) and the creation and management of of performance indicator tracking systems/databases.
Experience using performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/activity management.
Experience in the gender dimensions of monitoring.
Familiarity with USG policies, related to performance monitoring.
A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.
Demonstrated ability: to assemble, quickly and effectively, and to manage a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team; to interact with and lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions across sectors; and to design, implement detailed, organized, timely, accurate monitoring and evaluation programs.
Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation ability, as well as experience successfully leading an intercultural team in a development context.
Excellent analytical skills
Fluency in French and English
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DR Congo (CB84)