Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist– Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity
 
JOB TITLE: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist– Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity
EMPLOYER: Tetra Tech DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-25 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-03-27

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist– Azerbaijan Private Sector Activity (APSA)

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist position on an anticipated USAID funded program in Azerbaijan. The goal of this Activity is to utilize a partnership and co-investment approach to support a more resilient Azerbaijan economy, beyond the oil sector, by improving the competitiveness of the private sector with a special focus on agriculture and reducing the administrative barriers that hinder the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises in Azerbaijan.

The objectives of this Activity are:

1. More diversified non-oil economy through initiatives that assist small and medium sized agribusinesses and farmers to grow;
2. Improved business environment for micro, small and medium businesses; and
3. Support for Azerbaijan's economic reforms

Position Description:

The MEL Specialist provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the Activity. This individual works closely with Activity leadership and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts. The MEL Specialist oversees MEL activities, provides technical direction and support, and ensures capture of learning and results throughout contract implementation. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Baku, Azerbaijan for five years.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in any the following or related fields: social science, international development, evaluation research, statistics, or economics;
* At least seven (7) years of experience in the implementation of MEL activities, preferably for USAID projects;
* Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and preparation of reports;
* Progressively responsible experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based MEL activities;
* Technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, with excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills in English;
* Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including impact evaluation;
* Professional proficiency in Azerbaijani is required, proficiency in English is preferred, and proficiency in Turkish or Russian is a plus;
* Qualified applicants from Azerbaijan highly encouraged to apply.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Deadline for applications is March 1, 2019. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received.

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Apply online at: http://bit.ly/AzerbaijanPrivateSectorMEL

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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