Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Fhi 360, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st March, 2020

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the MEL Director to support all project monitoring and reporting requirements.
  • Supports development and implementation of performance monitoring and learning tools.
  • Trains Field Liaisons and any partners or hired enumerators on data collection and entry.
  • Coordinates with Field Liaisons as they support Learning Lab stakeholders with kickoff meetings, ongoing lean experimentation and dissemination of results.
  • Supports data quality control and verification, conducting periodic DQA following standard operating procedures determined in consultation with MEL Director and home office MEL Advisor.
  • Supports data analysis and reporting.
  • Supports the coordination and execution of activities such as workshops to staff and partners.
  • Assists in the preparation of all MEL reports and uploads to any online systems, as required.
  • Assists with any planned project research activities, as needed.
  • Supporting bi-annual assessment data collection, compilation, analysis and review.
  • Contributes to design and/or delivery of data presentations in MS Word, Excel and/or Power Point formats.
  • Frequent travel to coordinate, monitor and/or participate in related project activities (i.e. Learning Lab meetings).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and agreed upon.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • In-depth functional knowledge in area of specialization and detailed knowledge of related areas in the organization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the external environment and how it affects the industry in general and FHI in particular, including political, legal, environmental, financial and social influences.
  • Comprehensive understanding of organization’s structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area.
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally.
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Ability to provide broad global technical support to multiple components for moderate to complex programs.
  • Defines and develops solutions for major business or functional challenges.
  • Is sought out to provide advice or solutions in area of M&E technical area.
  • Is informed about current developments in area of M&E technical area.
  • Works under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent action.
  • Specific actions are guided primarily by professional standards and expected outcomes of the program/project.
  • Decisions and actions have an impact on the smooth operation and timeframes of the unit programs/projects; impact on the broader organization is generally indirect.
  • Problems encountered are complex and may involve unprecedented circumstances; resolution requires investigation, analysis and review of professional/organizational standards.


  • University degree in Social Science, information technology, or other related fields
  • At least 3-5-years of proven experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in Kyrgyzstan, to include supporting tool development and data collection
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Russian/Kyrgyz/Uzbek
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with and application of other data collection and/or analysis programs, including mobile data collection, a plus (i.e. ODK, Kobo, etc.)
  • Strong oral presentation and training facilitation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a self-starter attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience with mobile data collection preferred.
  • Familiarity with USAID and experience working on internationally-funded projects a plus


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