LINC seeks a Remote Monitoring Specialist for an anticipated USAID / Philippines Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Activity.
The purpose of this activity is to bolster the capacity of the USAID / Philippines mission to effectively lead and practice collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), which has the broader goal of enhancing USAID’s development effectiveness.
The Remote Specialist is a mid-level professional who will serve as the primary overseer of all third-party monitoring work in Non-
Permissive Environments (NPEs), working closely with the Senior M&E Specialist. This position will likely be based in Mindanao.
This is a full-time position contingent upon donor award.
Oversee third-party monitoring work in NPEs;
Collaborate with USAID staff to determine monitoring priorities for activities that USAID staff are unable to visit due to security restrictions;
Design and recommend appropriate approaches and methods to fulfill monitoring needs;
Lead majority of third-party monitoring site visits, data collection, analysis, and reporting;
Work closely with implementing partners operating in NPEs to strengthen their capacity to effectively collect data;
Provide on-demand services based on contextual and programmatic that may evolve throughout the life of the Contract.
Skills and Qualifications
Master’s degree in a strategic information-related area preferred, such as applied research, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, or a related field;
Minimum 7 years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation for international development projects;
Demonstrated experience in data collection and analysis, database management, and reporting;
Knowledge of USAID M&E rules and regulations;
Technical knowledge in economic growth, governance, health, education, environment, or resilience and peace desired;
Strong networks with Philippine technical experts in learning, monitoring, evaluation, research, economic growth, governance, health, education, and environment;
Excellent collaboration, management, and communication skills;
Strong proficiency in written and spoken English required;
Prior experience working in Mindanao, the Philippines is strongly preferred