Pact seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Director for the USAID Civil Society and Media (CSM) Activity, which will provide technical assistance and capacity building to civil society and media to improve their effectiveness in advancing and protecting fundamental freedoms. This is anticipated to be a five-year activity. This position is contingent upon award.
The MERL Director provides strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the program. This individual also supervises MERL staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MERL activities as well as active collaboration with sub-awardees and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Director oversees all MEL activities, provides technical direction and support, ensures the accurate reporting of results for program activities, and ensures the program aligns with Pact’s quality standards for MERL in close coordination with Pact’s Results and Measurement (R&M) Team.
The specific duties to be carried out by the successful candidate are listed below: