JOB AT DAI Global LLC/Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Project : Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Assistant : ( Deadline : 05 March 2019 )

JOB AT DAI Global LLC/Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Project : Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Assistant : ( Deadline : 05 March 2019 )


JOB AT DAI Global LLC/Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Project : Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Assistant : ( Deadline : 05 March 2019 )




Rwanda Nguriza Nshore

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Project Background:

The purpose of the five-year Feed the Future Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Project (“Lend so that I may invest”) is to drive rural economic growth through facilitating the emergence of a dynamic agribusiness sector. By alleviating constraints to investment and increasing access to financing, Nguriza Nshore will facilitate the creation and growth of small to medium agribusinesses, as an entry point for broader growth, to provide productive employment for rural populations and reduce poverty. By working with financial institutions, investors, public and private sector business development service providers, and a variety of Government of Rwanda ministries and initiatives, Nguriza Nshore will be the catalyst that strengthens and improves existing public-private platforms that support investment from international, local, bank and non-bank sources, creating a better-functioning finance and investment ecosystem.


Role’s Purpose:


The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Assistant reports to the MEL/CLA Director. S/he will:

Support data collection to measure project performance and impact, including undertaking field visits to project partners (financial institutions and businesses);
Support the implementation of baseline surveys and gathering of qualitative and quantitative data related to Nguriza Nshore indicators and targets;
Program electronic surveys in Fulcrum;
Support data entry and data cleaning of the database;
Support data reporting to Feed the Future and USAID/Rwanda;
Support in the timely preparation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) related progress reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis;
Support internal and grantee data quality assessments to test the validity and reliability of data used to measure program impact;
Perform other duties as assigned by the MEL Specialist and MEL/CLA Director.



Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in M&E;
1-3 years of proven experience in a USAID project MEL function with responsibility for data collection and maintenance of MEL systems in Rwanda;
Experience with data collection using electronic data collection tools;
Experience with database management and data analysis an advantage;
Experience with Fulcrum and/or Power BI an advantage; and
Professional level oral and written skills in English and Kinyarwanda.



Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to work professionally and collaboratively with institutional and private-sector partners and stakeholders;
High attention to detail and strong organizational skills; and
Commitment to learning and strong growth mindset.

Location: Kigali, Rwanda


DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Women, youth and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and or interview.






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