Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Dominican Republic

Panagora Group

About the organization

Panagora Group is a social enterprise dedicated to providing high-quality, high-impact international health, development, and learning consulting. We are a dynamic woman- and employee-owned small business partner focused on market-based and integrated local solutions that strengthen country capacity and independence; and on learning, communications, and technology solutions to accelerate and heighten impact. As a small business, we are able to implement novel and innovative approaches using highly participatory approaches to mobilize community, civil society, and government energy in defining and owning solutions, and to promote inclusive development that benefits all groups.

Duties

This M&E Specialist shall work with the M&E Coordinators, WHP, Posts, implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the most effective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators and shall be in charge of collecting all data that originates from entities within the Dominican Republic. Data collection effort may include (but are not limited to), submitting data requests to host governments, partnering with NGOs or other government partners, researching open-source data, working with private entities, or designing and implementing surveys, interviews, or statistical modeling.

This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP programs in their respective countries and coordinate with the D.C.-based team in order to ensure the measures being developed are as standardized as possible across the Region. They shall draft VDFs, PMDFs, data collection tools for selected indicators and work with their D.C.-based counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported. This person shall be called upon to design measures and collect the data for smaller and more local projects, which will be done in coordination with the D.C.-based team and will help ensure work plans, implementer QRTs, and other strategic documents meet WHP requirements and standards. They shall respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on performance measures.

Qualifications

*At least three (3) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/ or performance management
*U. S. Citizen, Third Country National, or Local National
*Ability to obtain MRPT certification (if U. S. Citizen or Third Country National)
*Ability to obtain successful RSO vetting approval, if Local National
*At least two (2) years of experience with data collection and management
*FSI Level 4/4 English and Spanish or equivalent
*Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations in English
*Based in Santo Domingo and able to attend meetings at the U.S. Embassy and other INL/WHP-partners in their respective countries
*High level of knowledge of Dominican laws, customs, current events, and governmental institutions.
*Experience in a customer-facing position, with the ability to interact with government officials
*Be able to travel to D.C. and to any required city within their respective countries
*Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
*A moderate level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
*Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
*Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
*Master’s Degree or two (2) years of post-graduate education

Application instructions

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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