Vacancy - USAID ASEAN-U.S. PROGRESS Project - Short-Term Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

The USAID-funded ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security (PROGRESS) assists ASEAN in implementing its vision of a Southeast Asia living in peace, stability, and prosperity by enhancing its ability to advance good governance, improving its capacity to promote equitable and sustainable human development, and increasing the institutional capacity of ASEAN Secretariat. PROGRESS seeks a short-term Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) consultant to assist with project implementation.

Tasks and Duties
The Short-term M&E Consultant will implement the PROGRESS M&E systems, including collecting and processing of M&E data, entering the information into the project’s management information systems, developing M&E instruments and protocols for project events and technical outputs, and providing reports as needed. Specifically, the M&E Consultant will perform the following tasks:
  • Responsible for the implementation of the PROGRESS M&E Plan and M&E systems 
  • Ensure that M&E protocols are engaged for all project activities and effectively measure their outputs, outcomes and impact
  • Ensure gender, youth and minority considerations are integrated  
  • Provide ongoing staff training on M&E, data collection, survey protocol and data quality 
  • Support the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) in facilitating internal and external communications about program results
  • Ensure that all M&E data, including TraiNet information, is collected and entered accurately
  • Alert the COP and DCOP on any problems or concerns in regards to M&E data    
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the DCOP/COP
The M&E Specialist will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He/She will report to the Deputy Chief of Party. This is a short-term temporary position.

Education & Qualifications
  • Four year university degree required
  • At least five years of M&E experience, including data collection and quality control  
  • Experience in development programs required, USAID experience preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills  
  • Strong written and spoken English required
Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with three references and salary history for the last three years to progressrecruitment@dai.com. Applicants must indicate the position for which they are applying in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The position is available immediately.