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Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness.


Local Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, USAID South Sudan MEL

Location: South Sudan


Local  Monitoring  and Evaluation Specialist, USAID South Sudan MEL

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI  services cross-cut  all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.  


Proposal Objective:  

Social Impact is preparing a proposal for an upcoming five-year USAID South Sudan Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Project. The MEL Project will support USAID/South Sudan to effectively monitor, evaluate, learn from, and improve USAID-funded interventions. The MEL Project will provide USAID/South Sudan with flexible, demand-driven technical, analytic, advisory, training, monitoring, evaluation, and related support services for performance measurement, planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, activity mapping, and performance information management and dissemination activities.  


Position Description:  

SI is looking for a  Local  Monitoring  and Evaluation  Specialist to  lead the monitoring  and evaluation  component activities on the project and supervise technical staff This will be a full-time position based in Juba, for the duration of the contract.  


**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with South Sudanese citizenship are eligible to  apply.* *  



  • Provide  oversight of monitoring functions, such as, the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project M&E plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of data quality, analyses of data, reporting, and impact.     

  • Provide training to stakeholders on results-based management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes, and systems to improve performance monitoring.  

  • Ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members (including M&E Specialists and field support staff) recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.  

  • Provid guidance in the development and updating of performance management plans (PMPs) and the creation and management of performance indicator tracking systems/databases.  

  • Coordinate evaluation activities, advise on SOWs, designs, and methodologies, including data collection methods and protocols.  

  • Oversee quality of recruitment of technical consultants for evaluation activities, ensuring the appropriate technical knowledge and expertise on monitoring and evaluation related to their technical areas.  

  • Write assigned sections of the draft evaluation report in coordination with team members, taking into consideration feedback from the  findings  presentation.  

  • Work collaboratively with team members throughout design, implementation, analysis, and report writing to complement each other's areas of expertise.  



  • Minimum of a  Bachelor’s  degree in development or a related field, such as economics, evaluation sciences, or public administration. Advanced degree preferred. Formal training in monitoring and evaluation is preferred.  

  • At least  eight   y ears of experience in the design and management of indicators, M&E plans, performance targets, data quality assessments, data collection, and analysis.  

  • At least five years of relevant prior experience conducting, supporting, or participating in evaluations and projects and programs. Familiarity with USAID’s Evaluation Policy.  

  • Prior experience serving on a USAID-funded project .  

  • Experience recruiting and supervising   short-term technical experts and evaluation team members .  

  • Experience using performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/activity management.   

  • Ability to conceptualize and structure monitoring activities and write reports clearly and concisely.  

  • Exceptional proficiency in written and spoken English.   


Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.  


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SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  


Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.  

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