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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
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    Since 1981, Land O’Lakes International Development has applied an integrated approach to international economic development. We use our practical experience and in-depth knowledge to facilitate market-driven business solutions that generate economic growth, improve health and nutrition, and alleviate poverty. We believe in the value of people and ensur...
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    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager


    • Lead the development of the MELP and update as necessary throughout the life of the project.
    • Implement appropriate mechanisms for monitoring and tracking of program activities and results
    • Train all project staff in project monitoring and learning
    • Manage an electronic, tablet-based data collection platform, including training staff and ensuring timely data entry
    • Select and manage appropriate consultants for required evaluations and monitor these activities, including the following:
    • Review survey design and tools in consultation with Global MEL Team and/or appropriate consultant
    • Assist with selection of consultant with skills appropriate to conduct study,
    • Oversee quality control/monitor progress of the consultant’s work, and
    • Review and comment on content of evaluation reports.
    • Regularly review data collection processes, perform data quality assessments, and adjust as needed
    • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of MEL and to identify where adaptations and improvements might be needed
    • Provide regular updates on project progress against key metrics to the Chief of Party for inclusion in donor reports, work planning and learning events
    • Lead the regular sharing and learning from the findings of M&E data with program staff and partners.
    • Assist project staff to use project data to report and disseminate evidence of project work to the wider community, USDA, Land O’Lakes, Host Government, and other external stakeholders.
    • Demonstrate the highest degree of integrity throughout all activities, and raise any concerns with implementation quality immediately with the Chief of Party
    • Utilize established SharePoint system to store key documents and share key project and country related information with other staff.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in economics, statistics, or related field; Master’s preferred
    • At least five (5) years of experience designing and implementing MEL systems, specific to the roles above. Experience with MEL on agricultural programs preferred.
    • Experience managing a MEL system for US government-funded projects; experience on a USDA-funded projects preferred
    • Experience overseeing rigorous mixed methods evaluations for agricultural and/or trade programs
    • Experience in implementing electronic, mobile, or tablet-based data-collection systems for data entry, analysis and storage of quantitative data
    • Professional proficiency in English required
    • Computer literacy and competency in use of Microsoft Office software
    • Competency in quantitative data analysis software (ex: SPSS or Stata)
    • Highly developed conceptual, analytical, and innovative problem-solving ability
    • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor tasks
    • Good time management and willingness to work occasional long hours and travel to the field as required
    • Ability to work as a team member independently and proactively with minimum day-to-day oversight
    • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and result-driven, with ability to effectively build and manage networks and relationships for program promotion and issue-resolution

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