MEL Manager
Chemonics International

Chemonics is an international development consulting firm, based in Washington, D.C. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.




Chemonics International is hiring for a new USAID program that aims to support the new government, civil society organizations and independent media to advance key transition priorities. The implementation of this program requires a highly integrated and dynamic team approach to creative, coordinated, and effective program implementation in order to meet the program’s objectives.

 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Works closely with USAID/OTI and the COP to supervise the design and implementation of MEL tools, analyzing collected data to inform project design, development, and identification of lessons learned 
  • Supervises and mentors MEL officers and other staff as indicated by the COP, mentoring and integrating them in activity development, MEL, and research functions 
  • Leads the efforts to ensure that MEL is fully integrated into the activity development cycle, including ensuring quality control on activity final evaluation reports 
  • Ensures that MEL team provides key impact information to inform project deliverables including success stories and contributing to reporting 
  • Develops and implements case studies, frameworks, cluster evaluations, and other communications products as needed, coordinating closely with USAID/OTI field and Washington teams, project management, and the entire program team, as well as supervision of external consultants, as required 
  • Builds the capacity of both project staff and grantees to understand and uses MEL tools and to collect and share impact data 
  • Ensures that impact information is reported in the USAID/OTI Activity Database, in coordination with the MEL officers and others across the program 
  • Works with the MEL team and program staff to analyze and report on trends, lessons learned, and other factors that should better inform program development 
  • Works with the program and other teams, as well as with subcontractors and/or individuals engaged on short-term assignments to provide analysis of emerging political events in Sudan and recommendations to TNS leadership and USAID/OTI on how the project could address these events with grant or other activities 
  • Based on the results of research into the current environment in Sudan and results of MEL activities, recommends program activities for development and implementation 
  • Travels, as necessary and feasible, to gather reporting data and track activity implementation progress for MEL and project research purposes 
  • Leads selected program initiatives and conduct other assignments, as assigned by the COP, to ensure the overall successful implementation of the TNS project 
  • Other duties as assigned 


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • At last five years of relevant work experience including experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning 
  • Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree in a relevant subject area preferred 
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research methods 
  • Strong analytical skills and writing abilities 
  • Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Access 
  • Familiarity with statistical software strongly preferred 
  • Fluent Arabic and strong English language skills required 


  • Please submit your CV, certificates and cover letter through by June 30, 2021 for consideration. 
  • Only final candidates will be contacted for interviews


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