USAID Tunisia Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director

Details

  • Location: Tunisia
  • Date Posted: November 20, 2020
  • Job Type: Full-time (contingent on funding)

Summary

Eurasia Foundation is a US-based non-profit, nonpartisan organization committed to helping citizens in countries in transition realize their full potential and transform their societies. EF supports governments and citizens to enhance responsive, accountable and transparent governance, and helps citizens build a stronger, more resilient civil society. EF is committed to supporting meaningful and lasting change at the community, regional, national levels. Its work is based on the principles of inclusiveness, collaboration, and locally sourced solutions.

EF is seeking applications for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for an anticipated USAID-funded program that will cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Tunisia. The program will facilitate a productive relationship between civil society and the Government of Tunisia. It will also work nationwide, differentiating between the capacity-building needs of smaller, regional NGOs, Associations, think-tanks and other types of local organizations and more developed, Tunis-based CSOs, creating linkages networks, and platforms for knowledge sharing, partnerships, and joint-action. 

The MEL Director will be responsible for supporting and developing the project MEL plan and overseeing all MEL activities. This position is contingent upon funding.

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates should apply as soon as possible.

Tunisian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or discipline such as international development, international relations, area studies, etc. Master’s degree is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of seven 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 strongly preferred
  • Expertise in integrating gender and social inclusion principles into MEL activities
  • Experience working in the MENA region is required; experience in Tunisia is strongly preferred
  • Excellent speaking, writing, reporting and other communications skills in English and French; proficiency in Arabic strongly preferred

Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@eurasia.org with "MEL-TUN" in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

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