SAIC is seeking a highly qualified Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to join our team to support the Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT) Program with the Department of Justice contract. The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Develop, implement and manage a rigorous monitoring and evaluation system consistent with the DOJ and Department of State frameworks to support capacity building efforts of OPDAT's counter-terrorism training program.
Develop goals, objectives, performance indicators, and other aspects of assistance projects, including articulating theories of change.
Monitor the administration of project plans, evaluate project performance in relation to articulated goals, objectives and performance indicators.
Consult with management, subject matter experts, and planning personnel in preparing requirements and criteria on the evaluation of programs conducted by Department of Justice components.
Provide advice and guidance to field and headquarters staff to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are integrated into existing counter-terrorism criminal justice-related programs.
Conduct a broad range of research, analysis, evaluation and fact finding of complex counter-terrorism criminal justice training programs for adult practitioners worldwide to ensure the curriculum deliverables in various programs are meeting their goals and objectives.
Prepare written reports and analysis of research findings.
Coordinate the preparation of concept papers and design documents for field-based evaluations, desk reviews, and special studies.
Occasional domestic and/or international travel may be required.
THIS POSITION IS FOR PART TIME ON-CALL WORK WITH POTENTIAL OF FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES.
QualificationsEducation & Experience:
15 – 20 years of experience with demonstrated background in procurement, administration, personnel and/or financial management in the private or public sector.
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field. Educational and senior management requirements may be substituted by additional years of law enforcement experience or overseas development experience.
4 – 6 years overseas experience.
1 year of specialized experience including duties such as: evaluating curriculum to ensure adequacy with program standards; preparing written reports and analysis of research findings; and monitoring the administration and evaluation of project plans.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Master’s degree preferred
Experience with M&E in foreign assistance projects (USAID, DoS, DoD)