Monitoring & Evaluating (M&E) Specialist (INL/WHP – Guatemala) - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-11
ATSG Corporation (jobs.atsgcorp.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Guatemala City
Guatemala

                                   
Monitoring & Evaluating (M&E) Specialist (INL/WHP – Guatemala)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
MRPT or RSO Clearance Required (Clearance FAQs HERE)
 
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team, so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse, but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
 
We are presently identifying candidates for the following contract proposal effort: Monitoring & Evaluating (M&E) Specialist (INL/WHP – Guatemala). This position will work with the Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (DoS INL/WHP) to develop Monitoring and Evaluating (M&E) policies and procedures, create realistic and feasible performance measures, support/manage/conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere, develop/maintain M&E data management, analysis, reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.
This M&E Specialist shall work with the M&E Coordinators, WHP, Posts, implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the most effective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators and shall be in charge of collecting all data that originates from entities within Guatemala. Data collection effort may include (but are not limited to), submitting data requests to host governments, partnering with NGOs or other government partners, researching open source data, working with private entities, or designing and implementing surveys, interviews, or statistical modeling.
This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP programs in Guatemala and coordinate with the D. C.-based team in order to ensure the measures being developed are as standardized as possible across the Region. They shall draft VDFs, PMDFs, and DCTs for selected indicators and work with their D. C.-based counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported.
This person shall be called upon to design measures and collect the data for smaller and more local projects, which shall be done in coordination with the D. C.-based team and will help ensure workplans, implementer DCTs, and other strategic documents meet WHP requirements and standards. They shall respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on Guatemalan performance measures when requested.
This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.
This individual shall oversee collecting all performance measure data in Guatemala in compliance with the INL/WHP reporting cycle. This position shall ensure all data, knowledge, documents, and systems are properly turned over to their INL/WHP-Post counterpart(s) and that those counterpart(s) are adequately trained on all indicators, data collection methods, and sources in order to ensure their counterpart(s) are able to continue collection and reporting.
This will be a full-time (defined as at least 40-hour work week) for one (1) year with four (4) option years. This position is open to U.S. Citizens, Third Country Nationals or Local Nationals. This position may ultimately be based in a U. S. Embassy facility, however, the contractor shall provide an office space and equipment for the M&E specialist in or near Guatemala City until they are able to transition to Embassy facilities, which is dependent on the individual’s ability to obtain and hold either a MRPT or RSO security clearance as well as the availability of space in Embassy facilities. If the M&E Specialist is unable to transition into Embassy Facilities for any reason, the contractor shall provide an office space and equipment until the end of the contract.
All in-country personnel will follow Embassy hours of operation.

Minimum Qualifications—
  • U.S. Citizen, Third Country National or Local National
  • Seven (7) years’ experience with copy editing
  • At least three (3) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
  • Ability to obtain MRPT certification (if U. S. Citizen or Third Country National)
  • Ability to obtain successful RSO vetting approval (if Local National)
  • At least two (2) years of experience with data collection and management
  • FSI Level 4/4 English and Spanish or equivalent
  • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations in English
  • Be based in Guatemala City and able to attend meetings at the U. S. Embassy and other INL/WHP-partners in Guatemala City
  • High level of knowledge of Guatemalan laws, customs, current events, and governmental institutions
  • Experience in a customer-facing position, with the ability to interact with government officials
  • Ability to travel to D. C. or other places within Guatemala
  • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
  • A moderate level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Master’s Degree or two (2) years of post-graduate education
 
Preferred Qualifications—
  • Experience with technical writing or report production
  • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
  • Experience supporting the Government Accountability Office, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners.
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
  • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
  • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations
 
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
 
 
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