Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist (Consultant)
About the organization
ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.
USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation integrates technical expertise with values-driven, cross-cutting priorities, and modern approaches to the way USAID performs its work. It provides client-centered technical services to USAID’s Missions worldwide, supports programming to innovate, learn, and address emerging issues, and provides technical leadership within the Agency and externally to enhance development impact.
The Bureau’s Center for Education (EDU) leverages its expertise, partnerships, and global perspective to guide and influence the education sector, advancing U.S. Government development priorities.
The consultant will work remotely for a period from o/a September 2023 through November 2023, with a possibility of extension through December 2023. The anticipated level of effort will be 20-25 days with the possibility of extension.
The consultant may need to be available during the delivery of the Evidence for Education pilot course, currently expected between Oct 19-31st (6 days) and November 30th. These dates are tentative.
Work Schedule: September - November 2023 (~20-25 days)
Salary Range: Starting at $480 a day
Bachelor’s degree and six (6) or more years of relevant MEL professional experience or Master’s degree and four (4) or more years of relevant MEL professional experience.
Competency with quantitative, qualitative, and/or applied research methods (e.g., facilitating Key Informant Interviews (KII) and Focus Group Discussions (FDGs); conducting literature reviews)
Knowledge of USAID MEL practices (e.g., AMELPs, Results Frameworks, and Standard Indicators)
Knowledge of relevant education sector topics (e.g., Education Finance)
Skills and experience in complex program monitoring and evaluation.
Commitment to producing outstanding work as a member of a fast-paced center.
Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and to take initiative, with flexibility to changing priorities and an eagerness to learn.
Robust organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to engage with people successfully and effectively within and across units in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Excellent negotiation, writing, and editing skills.
$480 an hour
Equal Opportunity Employment
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