Seeking Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for the USAID/Jordan Women’s Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity
About Us: Gender Resources Inc (GRI) is a women-owned small business based in San Francisco, California that leads international programs to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment so that all people – women, men, boys, and girls – have equal opportunities to lead more fulfilling lives. We apply innovative practices in adult education, information communication technology, and results-based program management to achieve tangible impacts. Our firm seeks candidates who are creative problem solvers who share our passion for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Position Description: GRI is seeking candidates to serve as MEL Director for USAID's anticipated Jordan Women’s Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity (WEELA). WEELA will improve women’s access to job markets, enhance the workforce enabling environment, and address inequalities and prohibitive social norms and traditions. The MEL Director will be responsible for leading monitoring, evaluation, learning, reporting, and data collecting activities.
Responsibilities: The MEL Director will provide oversight and strategic direction for monitoring, evaluating, and learning activities for WEELA. The MEL Director will guide the WEELA team and partners to apply adaptive management techniques and incorporate lessons learned into project implementation. The M&E Director will be responsible for data validation, analysis, and dissemination and ensuring accurate and timely delivery of all program reporting.
Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in senior/managerial M&E, data quality assessments or field research role
Experience setting up and overseeing MEL systems for donor programs, preference for experience in gender equity programs
Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies and data visualization techniques
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability and interest to live and work in Aman, Jordan
Fluency in both English and Arabic required
How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to through GRI's jobs board. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. GRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.