Sep 212018

Organization: DAI Global
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 31 Oct 2018

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, USAID DRC Integrated Governance Activity (IGA)

Project Background:

The purpose of USAID’s Integrated Governance Activity (IGA) is to create the good governance framework and local capacity that is necessary for improved delivery of key services, particularly for health, education, and economic development. USAID has recognized that for this assistance to truly forge and strengthen the social contract between citizens and the State, it much reach people at the community level, where most citizens experience government. The project must do this by not only addressing capacity issues, but also – through empowering a broadly inclusive set of nongovernmental actors to hold public officials to account for better services – by changing the incentives of officials at all levels of government to act in the best interests of citizenry.

Role’s Purpose:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M&EM) oversees the monitoring and evaluation component, ensures reliable data collection and timely/quality reporting products. He/she must implement and revise as appropriate the approved Monitoring and Learning Plan (MELP), ensure high quality monitoring and data tracking systems, and identify issues related to activity performance monitoring. The M&EM will maintain a strong relationship with the USAID Monitoring Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) team.


Education: A minimum of a Master’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) public/business administration, international relations, other social sciences or a similar relevant field. A Bachelor’s degree and at least 15 years’ experience in donor reporting systems, impact evaluations, development work, and evaluation methodology may be substituted for a Master’s degree.

Experience: At least 10 years’ experience of donor reporting system, impact evaluations, development work, and evaluation methodology/implementation. The M&EM must have worked at least seven years at a similar capacity, including experience putting in place performance monitoring system and mentoring project staff on its use to ensure good quality of performance data.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills Requirements: The M&EM must have professional level oral and written skills in English and French.


Kinshasa, DRC


This is an immediate opportunity on an ongoing project. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.

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