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Component Lead M&E

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to be considered for a Communications and Reporting Advisor position as part of our Afghanistan JSSP project. This position will be based in Dubai, UAE.


The M&E Component Lead shall: 

  • Directly manage and monitor the performance of Monitoring and Evaluation component staff and consultants 

  • Oversee the drafting of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans and collection of baseline data, quantitative and qualitative data, and impact data to determine the progress of the Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) in reaching programmatic goals and deliverables 

  • Identify outcomes and performance indicators to monitor progress on objectives set forth in the JSSP Scope of Work and Work Plan   

  • Support the M&E Section Lead and Deputy Section Lead to ensure data is collected from M&E advisors on a weekly basis 

  • Draft and implement data validation plan to ensure the accuracy of the data collected and received from M&E advisors 

  • Contribute to project reports, deliverables and success stories to confirm accuracy of reported information and ensure programmatic impact is captured 

  • Draft and edit the quantitative and qualitative analysis sections for project reports and deliverables 

  • Ensure all deliverables and reports provide meaningful and impactful analysis of JSSP progress toward the case management system (CMS) transition to counterparts 

  • Contribute to the development of M&E plans for all JSSP training and mentoring activities including pre- and post-test evaluations 

  • Coordinate with all components to maintain record keeping on all statistics related to JSSP activities 

  • Be responsible for ensuring that JSSP activities are in-line with benchmarks and outputs detailed in the Work Plan  

  • Regularly advise the DCOT-A and COT on JSSP’s status in meeting the performance targets set forth in contractual documents 

  • Assist JSSP components in revision of GIRoA institutional counterpart strategies as required 

  • Coordinate with INL on requests for results-based outcomes and validation and ensure data is regularly entered into DevResults  

  • Liaise directly with the INL/AP M&E Unit and rapidly respond to requests for information from INL/K and INL/AP 

  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience, including relevant leadership experience and a Bachelor’s degree; master’s preferred 

  • A minimum of four years’ substantive experience in a field relevant to their position 

  • A minimum of two years’ international experience, including development programs 

  • Experience developing positive, professional relationships with clients, colleagues, or business partners.  

  • Superior interpersonal skills; the ability to interact in a constructive, cooperative, and harmonious manner; to work effectively as a team player; to establish positive relationships and gain the confidence of others 

  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, he or she must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours 

  • Ability & willingness to travel to austere/hazardous locations as necessary

  • Required Clearance: MRPT

    Nationality: American National (AN) or Third Country National (TCN)