Monitoring, Evaluation, and Inclusiveness Specialist, Donbas Activity


  • Date Posted: January 3, 2018
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Job Type: Full-time, position is contingent on funding


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance, civil society development and economic development, is accepting applications for a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Inclusiveness (MEI) Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded Donbas Activity. By promoting inclusive civic identity and common civic values, the Activity will address the divisive impacts of Russian aggression, Ukrainian ultra-nationalism, and the consequences of ongoing armed conflict. The Activity will raise civic awareness, facilitate social and economic entrepreneurship, and improve democratic engagement between citizens and government institutions as well as improve community services in areas most affected by these divisive influences.

The MEI Specialist will be responsible for implementing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems, oversee M&E performance measurements and mainstream gender and inclusiveness into program activities. Ukrainian citizens are strongly encouraged to apply. 


  • Design, establish, and revise, as needed, performance monitoring plan and performance indicators.
  • Develop methods and systems for timely collection, management, analysis, verification, and reporting of data. Provide training to project staff and partners on performance monitoring and data collection methods.
  • Ensure compliance with organizational standards and donor requirements.
  • Provide guidance and training to project staff and partners on gender and inclusiveness-related issues, tools, and approaches.
  • Incorporate gender and inclusiveness approaches across all program areas and support partners in planning, managing, and implementing joint initiatives. 
  • Monitor program activities to ensure positive impact on vulnerable populations (e.g. youth, women, IDPS). 
  • Identify opportunities to improve the position of vulnerable populations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in gender studies, sociology, anthropology, political science, international development, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in program management and design, preferably under international donor-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in gender and inclusiveness programming in a technical or managerial role. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing successful gender and inclusiveness strategies into program’s activities; knowledge of relevant international best practices. 
  • Experience working on USAID programming preferred. 
  • Native Ukrainian and/or Russian fluency required; English writing and spoken proficiency required.


Please send a cover letter and resume to with "MEIDON" in the subject line. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Deadline: February 15, 2017 

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