Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist at Research Triangle Institute (RTI): (Deadline 15 September 2020)
RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.
RTI International is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist for anticipated USAID-funded Rwanda Facilitate Investment Required for Sustainable Export (FIRST) Activity. The goal of the anticipated five-year activity will aim at increasing agricultural exports through 1) facilitation of inclusive policy reforms using evidence-based analysis and strengthened advocacy capacity of the private sector organizations and 2) support local actors (government and private sector) to attract, mobilize and direct public and private financing resources towards productive priority projects. The position will be full-time and located in Kigali.
The MEL Specialist will manage and implement the FIRST activity’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and procedures. In close coordination with technical staff and project stakeholders, they will lead the design and implementation of learning and adaptation approaches to ensure evidence is used to promote productive investments in export-oriented agriculture. We are seeking applicants with the following qualifications:
Eight (8) years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of international development programs; experience on agriculture, trade, and/or investment projects preferred
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a project’s M&E framework and information systems, including development and measurement of performance indicators and milestones
Strong understanding and prior experience measuring impact through use of different M&E tools, approaches, and methods; demonstrated expertise in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
Experience working with private sector, civil society and government sectors on monitoring and evaluation programs preferred
Bachelor’s degree in evaluation, public policy, and/or a related field
Fluent in English
Must be a Rwandan national
To apply, please send your resume to <[email protected]> mentioning “Rwanda FIRST” Application deadline is September 15, 2020; however, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.