Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Assistant

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MONITORING EVALUATION AND LEARNING ASSISTANT

SCOPE OF WORK

Rwanda Nguriza Nshore

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Project Background:

The purpose of Nguriza Nshore (“Lend so that I may invest”) is to drive rural economic growth through facilitating the emergence of a dynamic agribusiness sector.  By alleviating constraints to investment and increasing access to financing, Nguriza Nshore will facilitate the creation and growth of small to medium agribusinesses, as an entry point for broader growth, to provide productive employment for rural populations and reduce poverty. By working with financial institutions, investors, public and private sector business development service providers, and a variety of Government of Rwanda ministries and initiatives, Nguriza Nshore will be the catalyst that strengthens and improves existing public-private platforms that support investment from international, local, bank and non-bank sources, creating a better-functioning finance and investment ecosystem.

Role’s Purpose:

The M&E Assistant reports to the ME&L Specialist and ME&L/CLA Director. S/he will:

  • Support the design of data collection systems to measure project performance and impact, including undertaking field visits to activity sites
  • Support the implementing the PMEP, developing data collection methodology and tools, and leading complex statistical analyses and M&E reporting
  • Support the implementation of baseline surveys, program indicators and targets, and gather qualitative and quantitative data related to those indicators and targets.
  • Provide performance monitoring and evaluation to include developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to performance monitoring and work plans
  • Support in the timely preparation of M&E related progress reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Provide data analysis in support with periodic reporting, success stories and lessons learned.
  • Conduct internal and grantee data quality assessments to test the validity and reliability of data used to measure program impact
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Field Manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring evaluation, program management, or knowledge management
  • 1-3 years of experience in a USAID M&E function with responsibility for data collection and maintenance of ME&L systems in Rwanda
  • Experience with baseline survey design, supervision and analysis 
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills and experience preparing well-researched reports
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with institutional and private-sector partners and stakeholders in a multi-country setting
  • Proficiency in database management and data analysis
  • Professional level oral and written skills in English.

Location:

Kigali, Rwanda

Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply here: https://fs9.formsite.com/daisuppliers/form19/index.html by June 30, 2018.