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Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Job Description and Requirements

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

The Water Innovations Technology (WIT) project is a 5-year $35 million USAID-funded program designed to catalyze water conservation in Jordan. Jordan is the fifth most water poor country on earth and urgent action is required to make better use of existing water resources due to economic, population, and climate pressures. The WIT will contribute to the overall objective of conserving water in Jordan, through the adoption and proven water-saving technologies and techniques, by achieving three integrated outcomes: 1) Water conserving technologies and behavior changes are adopted at the agricultural, community and household levels; 2) Access to financing for adoption of water conservation technology is improved; and 3) Institutions strengthened to support water saving technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the M&E manager on the implementation of the (AMELP) Activity Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Plan both quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Implement data collection tools and instruments in-line with the AMELP;
  • Participate in project monitoring efforts to ensure full compliance with standards for learning and ensure that M&E related activities are successfully implemented and that relevant learning is documented, disseminated to staff and used to inform future decisions;
  • Participate in establishing a comprehensive and an updated database for the project;
  • Assess mission indicators and M&E tools for relevance and appropriateness within the project context and propose revisions as required;
  • Requires strong organizational and decision-making skills and ability to work independently;
  • Work with local partners to collect and analyze data;
  • Data quality checks on Partners;
  • Conduct analysis on quantitative and qualitative;
  • Provide input for M&E project reporting; including weekly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reports;
  • Support in submitting progress reports in compliance with USAID reporting requirements, to include accurate number of beneficiaries, along with adequate analysis, recommendations and lessons learned;
  • Coordinate the project Partners M&E activities;
  • Conduct field visits for project sites; prepare/provide programmatic and logistical support as needed.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES                                                                                              

  • Cross-functional expertise in business, project management, research and business development.
  • Office productivity in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Applications.
  • Analytical and data visualization skills.
  • Strong understanding of diversity and gender related issues.
  • Good interpersonal skills with people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • USAID experience is preferred.
  • Preferably PMP or PMD Certified.

REQUIREMENT (KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS COMPETENCIES)

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, environmental or related field.
  • At least 6-7 years practical experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Solid and practical experience working with social programs/ and or environmental projects.
  • Experience in gender related topics
  • Experience managing data sets.
  • Statistical analysis skills, project management knowledge.
  • Knowledge about the Market System Development approach is an added value.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.