EGYPT ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE ACTIVITY (EGA): Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist
Abuja, Nigeria
16h ago


SCOPE OF WORK USAID-EGYPT ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE ACTIVITY (EGA) Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist



Project Background : EGA is a five-year activity (2020-2025) funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of the bilateral agreement between the Government of Egypt (GoE) and the United States.

  • This project, which is implemented by DAI Global LLC, will support the investment climate in Egypt through enhancing economic governance, and promoting administrative and institutional development in line with Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) 2030;
  • National AntiCorruption Strategy 2019-2022; and the Administrative Reform Vision of Egypt. In doing so, the project supports the efforts of the GoE to enhance the quality of public administration, through adopting more inclusive and efficient tools that ensure the needs and priorities of citizens and the private sector are reflected;
  • thus promoting a positive investment climate in Egypt.

    Purpose : The MEL Specialist will support EGA’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) processes that enable the Chief of Party and EGA senior management to assess performance and make evidencebased decisions about technical direction

    Responsibilities and Key Tasks : Provide any necessary MEL expertise related to EGA technical objectives. Work closely with EGA technical staff to track data, analyze results, and share lessons learned to inform project management and increase effectiveness of project activities.

    Work with EGA technical team to identify success stories for production to feed the learning objective. Support the COP in establishing a culture of collaborating, learning, Support the institutionalization of internal management debriefs, pause-and-reflect sessions, and stakeholder meetings.

    Assist in drafting, adapting and maintaining the project MEL Plan in line with USAID’s ADS Chapter 201, quarterly and annual reports, as well as annual work plans as applicable.

    Work collaboratively and on an ongoing basis with project management to coordinate successful implementation of the MEL system.

    Support indicator tracking of progress throughout the project’s lifetime, highlighting potential areas of improvement and assisting with redirecting project activities to meet targeted results.

    Work closely with the Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor on gender disaggregation and other gender specific data as part of the MEL process.

    Work with project partners on designing, implementing, managing and reporting on research and surveys. As required, consolidate monitoring reports and, in coordination with EGA management, analyze results to produce reports for submission to USAID.

    Organize and provide additional MEL training to staff as necessary. Participate in meetings with USAID counterparts to brief on MEL implementation.

    Prepare for and participate in Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) carried out by USAID and ensure that EGA’s monitoring and evaluation systems meet all requirements.

    Ensures data quality and conduct data quality spot-checking. Other tasks as required.

    Qualifications :

    Bachelor’s degree required, Advanced degree preferred.

    Eight years of professional experience.

    At least 3 years of experience in M&E positions.

    Previous experience planning for and implementing computerized information systems.

    Experience on USAID projects in monitoring and evaluation of governance reform or capacity development, with demonstrated capabilities in methodologies appropriate to complex change processes.

    Demonstrated experience designing and conducting data quality assessments and data audits.

    Experience conducting knowledge management and dissemination activities on similar programs.

    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with institutional and private-sector partners and stakeholders.

    Experience working with and supporting government counterparts.

    Experience training partners and / or staff in MEL.

    Proficiency with MS Office software.

    Excellent communication skills - both written and oral in English and Arabic.

    Interested candidates should send their CVs to : EgyptEconomicgovernance No later than COB of November 18 with the position name in the email subject.

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