Solicitation for a Project Management Specialist (M&E), Cooperating Country National Personal Service Contractor (CCN PSC), USAID/Moldova
CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: June 23, 2022 (11:59 p.m. Chisinau Time)
POSITION TITLE: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
MARKET VALUE: Basic Annual rate (in U.S. Dollars): $30,298 to $45,434. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Employment under any contract issued under this solicitation is of a continuing nature. Its duration is expected to be part of a series of sequential contracts; all contract clauses, provisions, and regulatory requirements concerning availability of funds and the specific duration of the contract shall apply. The initial CCNPSC contract will be for an initial five year period, with possible renewal pending continued need for the position, contractor performance, and funds availability.
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Chisinau, Moldova
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is responsible for all aspects of Mission and Agency Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Adapting (MELA) policy, plans, guidance, and resources. S/he ensures that quality measures for performance of Mission programs and activities are in place, and that valid, reliable data is collected to measure performance of USAID’s programs. S/he serves as a resource for the Mission’s staff in matters related to Mission strategies, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. In addition, s/he is responsible for mission GIS mapping assistance and data analytics.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION:
Education: Minimum of Bachelor or graduate degree in economics, political science, law, Government, sociology/rural sociology, public administration, international development, business administration/management, development/area studies, statistics and data analytics, geospatial information analysis, and social studies, and/or other related areas is required.
Prior Work Experience: Minimum of five to seven years of relevant experience in the design and management of development assistance programs, preferably involving international partners. Relevant experience is defined as a combination of developing, managing, monitoring, and measuring performance, evaluating, and assessing development programs; strategic planning; and project design and feasibility analysis. Experience is also required in the collection, analysis, and effective presentation of information.
Language Proficiency: Fluency in English (Level IV) and Romanian (Level IV) is required. Must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills in both languages.
Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong analytical, communication, and excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work on teams and reach consensus in difficult situations is required. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain technical-level contacts with counterparts in USAID/Washington, in the host country government, with other international donors and with implementing partners. Must be able to lead a team to coordinate multiple inputs and produce reports in a timely fashion. Must be able to obtain, evaluate, and interpret factual data and prepare precise, accurate and complete reports using computer software applications; and to develop and present briefings to a wide array of audiences. Also must be able to integrate Mission long and short-term objectives with those of the host government. Must be proficient in the use of advanced Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
For further details and instructions on how to apply, please see the full version of this Announcement at: https://www.usaid.gov/moldova/work-with-us/careers