Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist – Closing date 20 Dec 2011

18 Dec 2011

Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist – Closing date 20 Dec 2011

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm,
seeks to fill the following long-term, full-time position for a project
funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Higher
Education Leadership and Management (HELM) project. The primary
objective of the HELM project is to provide technical assistance to
strengthen the capacity of Indonesian higher education institutions to
perform more effectively in financial management, general administration
and management, quality assurance, and collaboration with external
stakeholders. We are seeking successful candidates for the position of
M&E Specialist.

Technical Position:

The M&E Specialist will be responsible for planning, performing and
ensuring proper implementation of M&E of the HELM project and its
activities. Such monitoring and evaluation will include formation and
updating of the project and annual monitoring and evaluation plans,
monitoring and evaluating progress toward planned milestones,
achievements and expected results, and reporting on such progress. S/he
will work with technical staff to ensure timely and consistent data
collection and develop databases and spreadsheets to ensure data is
readily available. The M&E Specialist will perform data analyses and/or
create graphics to inform reporting requirements and project
communications products. S/he will also plan for and supervise
intermittent impact assessments, collect and disseminate lessons
learned, and share successes during project implementation.

Qualifications:

* B.A./B.S. in relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred
* Minimum 6 years’ relevant experience developing and
implementing M&E systems in a development context
* Experience in developing M&E systems for tertiary education
development projects preferred but not required
* Experience with M&E/PMP systems for similar international
implementers or organizations desired. Exposure to USAID’s managing
for results approach preferred
* Strong analytical skills and computer skills in Word, Excel,
Access, and other programs required
* Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize effectively, to
convey results to non-technical stakeholders, and to generate interest
in the use of M&E results and help staff to make programmatic
improvements desired
* Interest in working with a multi-cultural, international team in a
dynamic and fast-paced environment
* Strong attention to detail, organizational and prioritization
skills
* Ability to work both independently and in a team
* Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and
Bahasa Indonesia

Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume
(references will not be contacted prior to the interview) to
indonesiahelm@gmail.com <mailto:indonesiahelm@gmail.com> by Tuesday 20
December 2011. Please list the position title in the subject line of the
email submission. No telephone inquiries please. Applications will be
considered on a rolling basis. Only qualified and final candidates will
be contacted. These positions are subject to USAID approval and salary
scales.

Chemonics International (www.chemonics.com) was founded in 1975 and is
one of the largest U.S. consulting firms providing expertise in
developing and emerging-market countries for initiatives financed by
USAID.

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