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USAID 2019/05 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL)


Organization : USAID
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 4 Dec 2018
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Deadline : 31 / December / 2018

Please follow the check lists and submission guidelines, posted on the official website:

POSITION: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL)

SALARY:    FSN-11 ฿1,288,038 per annum (Starting salary)


The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is seeking an individual for the position of a Development Assistance Specialist (M&E) or Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL) of the Office of Program Development Office (PDO) in the U.S. Agency for International Development/Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA), located at Athenee Tower, Wireless Road, Bangkok.


The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist (MEL) serves as an advisor on and/or support designing and implementing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plans, as well as leads and ensures quality and compliance with Agency MEL Policy and requirements at all levels for USAID/RDMA. The Specialist will be responsible for the development, operation and maintenance of a Geographic/Management Information System (G/MIS) and the Mission’s performance management information in both database and mapping formats to improve coordination, collection, management, analysis and use of performance management data. S/he will liaise with RDMA’s technical and support offices and implementing partners in the development and implementation of the Mission’s overall MEL strategy. The incumbent will manage individual evaluation contracts and the Mission-wide performance management system. S/he will also lead learning through MEL capacity building efforts and data use such as assisting technical offices on M&E data analysis and ensuring that evaluation recommendations are used in adaptive management of current projects/activities and in new designs. The incumbent will report to Program Development Officer or his/her designee.


1. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of Activities and Programs (50%)                            In coordination, consultation, and negotiation with staff of relevant technical and support offices at RDMA, the Specialist will be responsible for the following functions in relation to MEL of Activities/Programs for USAID/RDMA’s four Operating Units (Asia Regional, China, Lao PDR, and Thailand).  As required, the Specialist may also provide leadership, guidance, and support in MEL in similar manners for USAID bilateral missions and country offices throughout Asia. 


Evaluation & Other Special Studies


Overall MEL

2. Geographic/Management Information System (G/MIS) (30%)                                       

The overall objective is to develop and maintain a dynamic database that facilitates the use of geographic information system technology, geospatial analysis, and cartographic products as tools to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of USAID/RDMA’s development assistance. Responsibilities include: 

3. Lead and/or Support other Program Cycle Tasks at RDMA (20%)               


All applications must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in DS-174 block no. 19-22. If the application submitted fails to demonstrate eligibility, the application will be marked unqualified.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all pertinent information. 

(1) Education: A minimum of Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Public/Business Administration, Development Studies, Statistics or relevant field is required.  

(2) Experience (20 points): 

(3) Language:  Level IV (fluent) English language and Thai proficiency is required  

(4) Knowledge (40 points):  Understanding of the economic, social, cultural and political characteristics of international development assistance is required. Strong, comprehensive knowledge of current best practices of monitoring and evaluation; quantitative and qualitative research design, data analysis and interpretation; geographic/geospatial/management information technologies/systems utilization and management, and organizational learning and adaptive management.   

(5) Skills and Abilities (40 points): 


Applications will be initially screened and scored for eligibility in accordance with the required qualifications and points mentioned above. To be considered for candidacy, applicants must address each criterion in their applications as to how they meet the minimum qualifications for this position.  Top-ranked candidates who meet the minimum qualification will be given a recruitment test. Applicants with passing marks from the recruitment test and with a valid TOEIC score of 855 or above will be invited for an interview. The recruitment test and the interview will be structured around the selection criteria above and will be conducted in USAID/RDMA Bangkok, Thailand. Only shortlisted candidates for final interview will be notified of the selection result. Reference checks will be conducted once the applicant pool is narrowed down to the top candidate(s).Internal candidates must have successfully completed a one year probationary period of employment before being eligible to apply. USAID/RDMA will screen for nepotism/conflict of interest in determining successful candidacy.


Please follow the check lists and submission guidelines, posted on the official website: carefully and submit complete application package thru before the deadline.

 Failure to follow the instructions will invalidate your application. 


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