1. Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

2. Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Specialist


  • Experience working in Central America required.  Honduras strongly preferred.
  • Proficient Spanish language skills required.  English proficiency required.
  • Honduran Nationals are encouraged to apply

Khulisa seeks qualified, experienced candidates to serve in two positions for an anticipated 5-year USAID Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (MESCLA) 2.0 activity in Honduras


These are full-time position based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and is contingent upon project award to Khulisa.


MESCLA 2.0 will provide USAID/Honduras with project and activity evaluations, performance monitoring, knowledge management, communications, and performance management support services.




Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist


Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Oversee performance monitoring of USAID implementation partners, including quality assurance of quarterly reports, building capacity of IPs in performance monitoring, and analyzing performance data for USAID programme managers. 
  • Lead the design of performance and impact evaluations of governance, economic growth and/or citizen security activities; including Designing overseeing development of sampling plans, survey instruments, and other evaluation materials, and managing data collection.
  • Lead analysis of quantitative and/or qualitative M&E data;
  • Ensure consistent and transparent quality assurance over all tasks and functions.
  • Produce high-quality M&E reports and other deliverables, integrating and clearly interpreting quantitative and qualitative findings.
  • Participate in disseminating M&E findings, in print and /or in person, ensuring best practice for data visualization.  

Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in statistics, social science, public policy, economics, or a related field and at least 8-10 years of relevant experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 10-12 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with performance monitoring of implementation projects, including quality assurance of data collection/reporting processes.
  • Expertise designing and leading rigorous impact evaluations, rapid cycle evaluations, and/or performance evaluations, including conducting quantitative and/or qualitative research in one or more of the following sectors: economic growth, democracy and governance, and citizen security sectors.
  • Strong economic, statistics, or econometrics skills preferred, such as experience with detailed, high-level data analysis, sampling, and design and implementation of quantitative household or enterprise surveys in developing country contexts.
  • Experience disseminating complex information in an accessible manner to high-level audiences. 
  • Experience working in Central America required.  Experience in Honduras strongly preferred.
  • Proficient Spanish language skills required.  English proficiency required.
  • Honduran Nationals are encouraged to apply.

CLA Specialist


Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Lead activities focused on building capacity of USAID/Honduras staff and local partners in CLA for adaptive management including but not limited to improving organizational practices and business processes to deepen coordination, collaboration and synergies. .
  • On an on-going basis, gather contextual information concerning Honduras that might impact directly or indirectly USAID strategy, current project implementation, and new project design activities.  Such documents may include demographic, household-level, and national economic indicator data; results from sector-specific surveys; research on best practices, lessons learned, or innovative partnership models.
  • Develop a USAID learning agenda that complements the learning activities of other donors and stakeholders in order to avoid duplication of efforts and to be able to measure USAID attribution in cases of multi-donors interventions
  • Build capacity of USAID/Honduras in translating MEL data into knowledge and in using MEL information to inform programming
  • Provide support to USAID/Honduras in implementing a knowledge management system and disseminating assessments, study findings, and evaluation reports.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for CLA with USAID implementing partners, the Government of Honduras, and other stakeholders including but not limited to: participatory learning and adapting, pause-and-reflect, and data review meetings and workshops
  • Provide support in developing learning agendas, including research and evaluation questions
  • Support and oversee efforts to integrate CLA in Activity design, management, and internal processes.


Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in social science, public policy, statistics, economics, or a related field and at least 8-10 years of experience in MEL, and data for decision-making or a Bachelor’s degree and 10-12 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in CLA, including working collaboratively with stakeholders to review and use data to inform policy and project design and implementation
  • Experience in developing learning agendas and learning questions
  • Demonstrated experience organizing and facilitating stakeholder workshops/events focused on MEL, learning and adaptive management
  • Experience preparing and presenting complex information in an accessible manner to high-level audiences. 
  • Experience designing and implementing knowledge management systems and disseminating information to targeted audiences
  • Extensive expertise effectively liaising, communicating, and working collaboratively with a wide array of stakeholders
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: governance, transparency, resilience, citizen security, economic growth, vulnerable populations, and/or environment sectors required.
  • Experience working in Central America required. Experience in Honduras strongly preferred.
  • Proficient Spanish language skills required. English proficiency required.
  • Honduran Nationals are encouraged to apply.



Khulisa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Khulisa provides market-competitive salaries and employee benefits.


Please apply wish comprehensive CV highlighting experience to talent@khulisa.com


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