Overview

MEL Assistant

Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the MEL Specialist, support in the collection, aggregation, synthesis, analysis, and interpretation of data
Review research, surveys, and or evaluation reports to improve quality of analysis
Support data quality assurance for data collected from spot check teams
Identify challenges during data capture and provide correction support
Review and maintain project MEL databases
Setting up meetings/calls by sending out invitations, following up with participants, and working with the administrative staff to book lines and rooms
Support preparation of MEL sections in monthly reports
Assist in supervising field teams
Potential to travel to any part of the country to support data collection
Performs other duties as assigned by the MEL Specialist

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in international development, sociology, monitoring and evaluations statistics, informatics, mathematics, or another relevant field
A minimum two years’ experience. Experience in M&E, learning, project administration or related activities for USG and/or donor-funded programs preferred
Experience developing data management and collection instruments/tools; carrying out quantitative and qualitative data analysis; data quality assessments; etc. preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within the context of a larger team
Ability to follow through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Strong attention to detail and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively use statistical software such as R or STATA
Demonstrated experience and understanding of health information systems such as DHIS

 

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About Social Impact

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness.