Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist within its Environment Group. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
Salary & Benefits: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Applicants should go to the “Jobs” link at www.winrock.org and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing “Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist – Bangkok” by Dec 1, 2016. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so interested applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the deadline.
Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted. EEOE/AA.
Position Title: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Reports to: Chief of Party
Winrock is seeking Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist candidates for an anticipated regional USAID-funded program to support developing countries in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam) to achieve sustainable landscapes related climate change goals. The M&E Specialist will lead M&E planning and implementation, supervise staff and subcontractors with M&E responsibilities, provide training and facilitate collaborative learning and adapting.
Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
- Design and implement a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system, including selection and tracking of specific indicators and targets; developing data collection methods, procedures and tools; data analysis; and regular reporting on approved indicators.
- Design surveys and train and supervise survey teams for baseline assessments and periodic (quarterly/annual) data collection
- Lead collection of high-quality data to measure progress, track effectiveness, and provide continuous assessment of progress toward program targets and benchmarks.
- Monitor, review, and update the project Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
- Conduct internal data quality reviews and verify data submitted by country offices and subcontractors.
- Provide accurate data/information to meet all USAID reporting requirements.
- Contribute to dissemination of results to internal and external audiences.
- Contribute to research design and methodology for project-related studies and assessments
- Represent Winrock at meetings and events as required.
- Conduct site visits to country offices and project locations
Qualifications & Background:
- At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the monitoring & evaluation of international development projects, preferably in one or more aspects of climate change and sustainable landscapes in Southeast Asia.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze complex data and translate findings into clear language that informs program management decisions.
- USAID M&E experience is required.
Education: Master’s degree in social sciences; statistics, or other relevant field; specialized training/certification in monitoring & evaluation.
Experience, Skills & Knowledge:
- Experience in Southeast Asia, especially in Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, and/or Vietnam desired.
- Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written.
- Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures as related to M&E.
- Knowledge of evaluation methodologies and research design.
- Must be comfortable in high-level representational and networking role as well as interacting with local stakeholders and beneficiaries.
- Qualified Southeast Asian nationals are encouraged to apply.
- Fluency in English and strong written English is required.