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M&E Specialist

Crown Agents

Deadline

April 22, 2014

Location

Guatemala City, Guatemala

  • The USAID Guatemala Policy Regulatory Support for Economic Growth Program is implemented by the Crown Agents consortium, including Chemonics International and AGEXPORT, the local partner. The PRS project is designed to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Government of Guatemala to conduct food security programs.

Classification

Private Sector

Duties

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (M&E Specialist) will support the Chief of Party in monitoring project operational plans, goals and results by verifying compliance with set indicators. He/she will establish procedures to obtain and validate the necessary information to assess indicators, impact and achievements of the project. He/she will be responsible for preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, as well as assisting with drafting and writing success stories of the project.

The M&E Specialist will report to the project office in Guatemala City Monday to Friday, with potential trips to other regions of Guatemala as necessary. He/she will be supervised directly by the Chief of Party.

The M&E Specialist position will begin in March 2014 and end January 2015 (11 months). Biweekly timesheets of the M&E Specialist will be reviewed and approved by the Chief of Party. The M&E Specialist will be paid monthly.

  • Takes responsibility for updating and maintaining the project’s monitoring system with indicators and verifiable results.
  • Records the progress of each indicator, as well as track the advancement of goals and activities for the project as laid out in the Annual Work Plan.
  • Takes responsibility for the inventory and filing of digital and print backup documentation for all project deliverables and indicators.
  • In conjunction with the Food Security Specialist and Rural Development Specialist, writes reports which incorporate findings.
  • Present Weekly, Trimester, and Success Story reports to the Chief of Party for edits and revisions.
  • Attends weekly team meetings and provides feedback to specialists in order to improve project impact and execution.

Qualifications

  • University degree in economics, agriculture, business administration, management, or a related field required.
  • Five or more years' demonstrated project experience in rural development, economic development, or environmental conservation required.
  • Three or more years'demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects, preferably on USAID-funded projects.
  • Knowledgeable of the monitoring system used by USAID (APECE) desired.
  • Advanced reporting writing skills gained through a related work history in monitoring and evaluation required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Fluency in Spanish is required.
  • Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being determined and thorough, which is inherent in this position.
  • Legal ability to work in Guatemala is required.

Additional Information

Full-time; Internationally based

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply, email your CV, in Spanish, to careers@crownagents.com by February 3, 2014. Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line.

Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA and local labor law as applicable. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

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