TOR: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Project: USAID Syria Accountability and Research Team (Syria ART)
Duration of Position: 11 months; renewable on a yearly basis thereafter
Location: Amman, Jordan
Proximity International, LLC is a women-owned and women-led applied research firm specializing in monitoring, evaluation (M&E), research, and capacity building in fragile contexts. We work closely with the humanitarian and development community in order to fill critical knowledge gaps by providing independent assessments, research and data collection services to improve the targeting, accountability and impact of life-saving programs in conflict settings. Today, Proximity is a rapidly growing organization of talented and motivated researchers, analysts, and technical specialists with an expanding global portfolio.
At this time, Proximity is looking to hire a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer for the recently awarded USAID Syria Accountability and Research Team (ART) program. Syria ART is a 5-year contract that will provide the USAID/Middle East Bureau with third-party monitoring, research and analysis for its resilience and stabilization assistance in Syria. ART will independently monitor, verify, and analyze the results of the assistance and also provide independent research and analysis services to inform USAID's strategy, project, and activity design and implementation.
The M&E Officer will work as part of the M&E unit to support the range of independent third party monitoring and evaluation activities required under ART. The M&E Officer will support the technical design and implementation of MEL products under ART. H/she is also responsible for working with the M&E Analysts to review and analyze primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative data and draft weekly or monthly M&E reports to be submitted to USAID. The M&E Officer will need to work with other ART units, including the research, information management and field coordination teams, and think creatively about integrating contextual information with primary data to draft timely, useful and accurate reports to USAID.
Support M&E unit to develop a strong M&E Framework for the ART platform
Support in drafting a third party monitoring (TPM) data collection toolkit, including quantitative and qualitative tools, sampling techniques, visual data capture methods, etc.
Work with data entry management team to review data quality, reliability, veracity and integrity
Support in conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and produce weekly, monthly, and quarterly M&E reports for USAID
Drive excellent in data analysis and presentation
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as international development, economic development, political science, international relations, sociology, anthropology, etc.
At least 1 years experience with monitoring, evaluation and learning for humanitarian or development programs
Familiarity with technical M&E principles and functions
Demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis and M&E reporting
Ability to write in English fluently
Ability to work independently, proactively solve problems and consistently meet deadlines
Positive, enthusiastic team member
Proficiency in Arabic highly desirable
Previous experience working with Syria humanitarian or development programs highly desirable