Creative Associates seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for an upcoming USAID-funded Task Order in Colombia. The MEL Director is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. The Director must ensure that all activities are in line with USAID evaluation policies, as well as the ADS and monitoring and learning best practices.
USAID/Colombia's Venezuela Response and Integration (VRI) IDIQ will help Colombia respond to the social, political, and economic disruption caused by sustained mass migration from Venezuela. VRI will increase socio-economic integration by strengthening public systems and economic.
The initial $36-$40 million Task Order, Migration Management, will support the national-level policy framework needed to formalize migrants, build local government capacity to meet receptor community needs, and counter xenophobia. Migration Management will help create the legislative and administrative framework and eliminate barriers to carry out subsequent VRI IDIQ TOs that strengthen economic opportunities and health and education services. Task Order will strengthen Colombian Government's migration management capacity to document and track migrants and refer them to municipal level services, and to promote social integration and acceptance of migrants.
Reporting and Supervision:
The MEL Director will report to the Chief of Party.
- Delivers MEL plan meeting all requirements by USAID;
- Maintains learning agenda for the project;
- Achieves Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) deliverables.
- Provides broad support on MEL design and implementation, monitoring strategies, partner organizations, and organizational capacity assessments;
- Manages the project's web-based M&E database;
- Guides learning agenda; and
Reviews and updates performance monitoring plans.
At least a Masters' degree in business, economics, statistics, international development, or a related field (or, alternately, a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and five (5) additional years of relevant experience);
At least five (5) years of technical experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and results-based management;
Demonstrated understanding of cost-benefit analysis; and
Experience in Colombia is required.
Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Position contingent upon donor funding.