El Salvador – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Communities in Transition Division
Start Date: Spring 2012
Creative Associates International Incorporated is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development in the areas of education, democratic transitions and stabilization in post-conflict environments. Based in Washington, DC, the firm has a field presence in more than 20 countries worldwide with a strong and diverse portfolio that includes global contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other clients including the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense. The firm has earned a solid reputation among its clients and missions worldwide and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. The Citizen Safety for El Salvador: Crime and Violence Prevention Project is a new project that will promote multi-sectoral coordination at the community/local, national and regional levels to achieve a reduction in violence and crime. The strategy of this project aims to decrease a youth violence-seeking generation of identity for young people, while at the same time providing training and employment opportunities.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will be responsible for the M&E plan and all reporting systems of the program. The M&E Specialist will be expected to train program staff to ensure proper data is collected and ensure adequate performance indicators and output, outcome and impact data is collected in the targeted geographic and thematic areas. The M&E Specialist will produce all required reports on program status impact, including success stories, press releases, etc. The M&E Specialist will be expected to liaise closely with stakeholders regarding specific reporting needs.
Reporting & Supervision
The M&E Specialist will report to the Chief of Party.
Required Skills & Qualifications
- University degree in a related field; Master’s,or Ph.D. desired.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Excellent written and spoken Spanish and English skills (FSI IV).
- Experience working in Central America.
- A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation activities for donor-funded initiatives.
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge in developing M&E systems and overseeing the collection and analysis of metrics.
- Demonstrated experience in training on M&E systems and data collection.
To apply for this position, please complete and submit on-line form, where you can upload your resume and other documents.
Only if you are unable to submit online, may you send your résumé and cover letter by e-mail to RMS@CreativeDC.com with “El Salvador – Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist CODE:PRP48864” on the subject line. Please note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please. Creative is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)