M&E Training & Project Learning Expert
CAMRIS International

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. 

CAMRIS International implements USAID/Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity, a five-year project. The Nepal MEL Activity supports the achievement of USAID/Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal’s programs.

The Nepal MEL Activity has three major components:

  • Component 1: Support greater rigor and coherence in USAID/Nepal’s M&E efforts
  • Component 2: Design and conduct analyses, evaluations, surveys, studies, and assessments
  • Component 3: Support improved knowledge management within the Mission

M&E Training & Project Learning Expert

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : mid
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Feb. 02, 2016 00:00 (3 years, 9 months ago)

Job Specification

Experience Required : Not Required
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Job Description

The M&E Training and Project Learning Expert is responsible for using innovative and evidence-based training techniques to engage and maximize learning in M&E topics among groups of multi-cultural participants from various sectoral backgrounds and with varying levels of M&E experience.

The M&E Training & Project Learning Expert is a senior Nepalese employee of USAID/Nepal’s MEL project, reporting directly to the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy COP.  

Responsibilities  

The M&E Training & Project Learning Expert’s principal responsibility is to direct, coordinate and conduct the MEL project’s capacity building activities, including:

(1)    core course modules comprising specific M&E competencies required of USAID technical staff and M&E Points of Contact (POCs) among selected staff of IPs; 

(2)    supplementary quarterly M&E course modules with credentialed access to online training in the core M&E competency areas for USAID and/or IP staff;

(3)    on-the-job training of Mission and IP participants in core M&E topics during ongoing support provided by the project (e.g., DQAs, M&E Plan reviews, peer review of evaluation SOWs, etc.); and

(4)    training support for the integration of IPs into the AID Tracker Plus information system. 

The M&E Training & Project Learning Expert is also responsible for supporting implementation of the Knowledge Management (project learning) tasks of the MEL project, as assigned by the COP or DCOP.

The M&E Training & Project Learning Expert also contributes as an integral member of the MEL technical team in carrying out ongoing monitoring & evaluation tasks, and preparing reports as programmed in the project’s annual work plans, as assigned by the COP or DCOP.

Qualifications
As a senior member of the MEL staff, the M&E Training & Project Learning Expert meets or exceeds the following qualifications:

  • PhD in education or social sciences with at least 8 years of relevant experience, or Masters in similar fields with at least 12 years of relevant experience.
  • At least five years of experience working in the development sector with focus on capacity building, preferably in monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) 
  • Experience working with international organizations, preferably USAID, including coordination and conduct of capacity building and facilitation
  • Experience using and training on computer applications relating to portal-based data entry, verification, aggregation and reporting, as well as Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills in English (a recent writing sample will be required)
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a professional team, set priorities and handle a high volume of activities

TO APPLY,

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with application and updated CV to vacancynep016@gmail.com by CoB Monday, 2 February 2016. Please include a list of three references with contact points (mobile number and email). Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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