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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director job at Research Triangle Institute (RTI)

About the Organization

RTI is an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) has over 30 years’ experience assisting governments, communities, and the private sector. As a not-for-profit, independent research institute based in North Carolina, USA, RTI has roughly 6,000 employees with global experience implementing international development projects. RTI's Sustainable Growth & Resilience (SG&R) technical unit within the International Development Group brings together RTI experts and capabilities across food security, agriculture, energy, environment, water, governance, and economic opportunity. SG&R will leverage RTI's experience designing and delivering multisectoral programming and technical solutions to respond to climate change, build resilience, and promote economic growth around the world.

Job Description

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) has over 30 years’ experience assisting governments, communities, and the private sector. As a not-for-profit, independent research institute based in North Carolina, USA, RTI has roughly 6,000 employees with global experience implementing international development projects.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively to lead the development and implementation of MEL procedures, including defining indicators and preparing indicator reference sheets.  

  • Design and implement the project’s learning agenda and CLA strategy. Coordinate effectively with other implementing partners and participate in MOH and USG hosted MEL/CLA events to facilitate valuable learning leadership to project staff and other stakeholders.  

  • Oversee the collection of baseline data and target setting.  

  • Oversee the collection of, analysis of, and reporting on performance indicators by project staff and grantees.  

  • Maintain the MEL system, periodically evaluate its effectiveness and adjust, as necessary, to provide the project with accurate and useful data.  

  • Lead the development of monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation; contribute to other project reports such as annual work plans.  

  • Integrate MEL into a routine project evaluation and performance improvement process that uses MEL findings to adjust program activities.  

  • Ensure that ULHS project leadership and all staff and grantees understand the importance of MEL and the use of information for learning purposes; supervise and mentor MEL staff.  

  • Support ULHS in refining the project’s results framework and participate in work planning sessions.

  • Hold primary responsibility for project performance and budget management.

  • Leads planning, oversight and coordination of all project activities and personnel, operational and technical.

  • Ensures all project deliverables exceed expectations and managed within budget.

  • Manages client relations and serves as primary liaison for MEL procedures and reporting.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree and 12 years of experience, master’s degree and 10 years of experience, PhD and 6 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Progressively responsible experience and expertise in the implementation of large and complex projects relating to local health system strengthening, global health, and/or related field is preferred.

  • Experience working with government organizations in Uganda, with demonstrated understanding of existing platforms and opportunities for engagement.

  • Familiarity with international development systems, policies, finances, and management in developing countries, specifically USAID.

  • Proven ability to work under pressure, and with multiple concurrent demands.

  • Strong skills in project and administrative and staff management.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work throughout Uganda.

  • Fluency in English required.

How to Apply

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