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Tetra Tech ARD ( ) is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists. Qualified candidates will have experience in multiple M&E skill sets. The characteristics of the person to fill this position include: excellent analytic skills; attention to detail in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment; familiarity with USAID’s approach to M&E, creativity while ensuring compliance to client regulations, and; the ability to work in a variety of teams on a variety of types of programs.

Responsibilities US based: *Provide high quality technical and analytic services in the development of performance monitoring/ management plans in proposals and for field projects, ensuring compliance with Mission and overall client requirements and regulations;

*Work as an integral member of proposal teams to serve as champion for results-based performance monitoring/management based on the development hypotheses, Logical Framework and/or results frameworks;

*Write M&E sections of proposals, other parts of proposals as needed, adapt and/or develop innovative tools for measurement of progress and achievement.

Responsibilities Field based:

*Serve on the start-up team to finalize the PMP for submission, train staff and partners, develop instrumentation, and design baseline surveys;

*Provide support to field programs, including conducting field based program staff training, management information system development, and DQAs;

*Work with the Information and Knowledge Management and GPS/GIS teams to find synergies with performance-based monitoring and evaluation;

*Design and manage field based evaluations and assessments.

Essential Qualifications:

*Master’s degree in MIS, statistics, mathematics, sociology, economics, anthropology, or other relevant field;

*Minimum 10 years professional experience with a minimum 5 years international experience, either in management or implementing performance-based M&E in the field;

*Experience in the following skill sets: Performance Monitoring Plan design, Performance Monitoring Plan implementation, Impact Evaluation, Data Quality Assessment, M&E training/mentoring, Institutional capacity assessment, Survey design, Survey implementation, Focus Group design, Focus Group implementation, Qualitative analysis, Rapid Appraisal Methods, Indicator development, Information management system design;

*Experience in one of Tetra Tech ARD’s major sectors – economic growth, democracy and governance, land tenure and property rights, water, or environment and natural resources;

*Experience as a trainer, both formal and informal, and mentor locally and internationally;

*Familiarity with USAID’s Managing for Results Framework, the Standard Foreign Assistance Framework and the FACTS system;

*Ability to lead and serve as an effective member on a variety of teams;

*Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral);

*Demonstrated writing ability and previous experience in developing and writing proposals;

*Speaking and reading proficiency in Spanish, highly desired;

*Must be comfortable working in a fast paced and sometimes intense work environment;

*U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is mandatory.

In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process:
* A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
* A current CV in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech ARD’s ad posted.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

No phone calls will be accepted.

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