Kyiv: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director, Ukraine Youth Unity


Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Date Posted: January 13th, 2020
Application Deadline: February 28th, 2020
Job Type: Full-time (contingent on funding)


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director for the anticipated USAID Ukraine Youth Unity Project. The MEL Director will be responsible for supporting and developing the project MEL plan and overseeing all MEL activities. This position is contingent on funding.


  • Provide leadership, oversight, and strategic director for all MEL activities; develop MEL plans, processes, and systems and overall monitoring and evaluation framework
  • Ensure quality control for donor and other external reports, including review of data-related narratives and charts; oversee the development of and submission of timely and accurate reporting
  • Liaise with USAID, government partners, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders to coordinate dissemination of results
  • Develop MEL training modules and tools for DC-based and field project staff in line with industry best practices and standards


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or discipline such as international development, international relations, area studies, international education, etc.; Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in program design and assessment, with a strong preference for international donor assistance projects
  • Knowledge of international best practices in monitoring and evaluation to track program progress and performance; experience with the USAID collaborate, learn and adapt model preferred
  • Expertise in integrating gender and social inclusion principles into MEL activities
  • Experience working in Eastern Europe is required; experience in Ukraine is strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required
  • Knowledge of Russian and/or Ukrainian is required


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to with “MELD-UYU” in the subject line. No calls, please.

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