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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Program

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Manager position on a potential USAID-funded program in Guatemala. The proposed activity aims to support women, children, adolescents and other vulnerable groups who are victims of gender-based violence and intrafamily violence in targeted communities with high rates of violence and out-migration to the United States.


Position Description/Summary: Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP) and in coordination with project technical staff and external partners, the MEL Manager will lead activities related to the development and implementation of the Activity MEL plan. This would be a full-time position and be based in Guatemala City, Guatemala for the full life of project. Guatemalan citizens are strongly encouraged to apply.



* Oversee the MEL Plan design and development, incorporating Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) actions.

* Supervise the work of all MEL staff on the project, including communications with partner organizations.

* Provide formal training to grantees, partners, and other relevant stakeholders on the project’s MEL systems, policies, procedures, templates, and forms.

* As required, participate in client-directed data quality assessments (DQA) and preparation of reports.

* Verify program results with supporting documentation, photographs, and success stories.

* Ensures that all data from field-based activities, grantees, subcontractors and secondary data are input into an established project database in a timely, efficient, and accurate process.

* Responsible for all performance data analysis.

* Oversees and ensures the learning cycle is integrated and institutionalized.

* Offers timely data to facilitate evidence-based management decisions.

* Assist in providing concise, summarized reporting against indicators for semi-annual and annual progress reports.


* Advanced degree in Social Science, Project Management, International Development, M&E, or related field.

* At least 10 years of experience in international development, in a field related to MEL

* Proven experience actively fostering CLA.

* Experience monitoring the impact of activities on vulnerable populations, including youth and women.

* Familiar with USAID’s approach to MEL.

* At least five (5) years supervisory work experience.

*Language requirements: Full professional proficiency in English and Spanish are required.

* Proven experience in computer knowledge on database software

* Experience with digital monitoring platforms