Research Methods International

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

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Job Description

Research Methods International (RMI) is a leading research consultancy, advisory, and
management services firm specializing in human development for sustainable development. We
are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
to join our dynamic team.
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

Duties and Responsibilities

 Design and implement comprehensive M&E frameworks, systems, and tools for
development projects and programs.
 Develop and manage data collection plans, monitoring indicators, and data quality
assurance processes.
 Coordinate research and evaluations applying mixed methods designs.
 Conduct data analysis using appropriate statistical methods and software, providing
insights and recommendations based on findings.
 Prepare and present high-quality M&E reports, including baseline studies, mid-term
reviews, and final evaluations.
 Collaborate with project teams to ensure that M&E data is collected, analyzed, and
reported accurately and in a timely manner.
 Provide technical support and capacity building to project teams and partners in M&E-
related areas.
 Identify and address M&E-related challenges and make recommendations for improved
project performance and impact.
 Prepare research and evaluation protocols to facilitate ethical clearance by Independent
Review Boards.
 Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and best practices in M&E, and incorporate them
into project design and implementation.
 Foster strong relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders, ensuring their active
engagement in the research and M&E processes.
 Contribute to the organization's learning and knowledge management efforts by
documenting lessons learned and best practices.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:
 Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Statistics, or a related
 Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in designing and implementing M&E
frameworks, systems, and tools.
 Strong understanding of M&E theories, principles, methodologies, and best practices, with
a focus on the research or development sector.
 Demonstrated expertise in primary data collection, analysis, and reporting techniques,
 Proficiency in relevant statistical packages, software and tools for data analysis,
visualization, and reporting.
 Experience in appropriate use of mixed methods research and evaluation designs.
 Experience in conducting evaluations, impact assessments, and performance monitoring
of development projects and programmes.
 Proficiency in designing and managing surveys, interviews, and focus groups to gather
qualitative and quantitative data.
 Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data
and provide actionable recommendations.
 Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present findings and
reports to diverse stakeholders.
 Experience in capacity building and providing technical support to project teams and
partners in M&E-related areas.
 Familiarity with donor requirements and guidelines for M&E, including those from
international organizations and government agencies

How to Apply

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their CV, a cover letter,
and relevant supporting documents to Please indicate
"M&E Specialist Application" in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 26 February 2024
Research Methods International is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications
from qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or other protected status.