Banyan Global

  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

    Job Locations GH
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/19/2018 2:53 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, DC. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.


    Banyan Global is recruiting a local Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist with experience in project monitoring and leading performance M&E activities to support an anticipated health program in Ghana.


    • Provide leadership and direction on monitoring, evaluation and learning to ensure the program achieves its goals and corresponding objectives and targets
    • Lead the development and implementation of the program’s monitoring plan to capture project performance and results, including routine ongoing monitoring and reporting of data and baseline, midline and endline assessments
    • Supporting ongoing and periodic reporting to USAID by providing written documentation on monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, program performance and indicator results as appropriate
    • Lead strategic collaboration activities with key stakeholders to promote ongoing learning and adaptive management
    • Use data to promote adaptive management and contribute towards strategic decision-making and project planning with project leadership
    • Provide strategic and technical support to the refinement and implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation Learning approach including the on-going design of MEL activities and assuring the quality of implementation
    • Lead the completion of the appropriate Internal Review Board (IRB) approval process for the programs monitoring, evaluation and learning design.
    • Conduct routine monitoring of quantitative and qualitative data
    • Coordinate all M&E capacity-building activities with project staff, implementing partners and facility staff
    • Organize and manage M&E training activities for project staff
    • Ensure the timely achievement of related indicators, performance criteria, and benchmarks


    • Advanced degree in monitoring and evaluation, health, statistics, social science, or other relevant field
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience participating in monitoring and evaluations activities for USAID-funded international development projects including but not limited to collecting and analyzing data, developing project indicators, and supporting performance monitoring and reporting.
    • Prior experience working in the health sector and/or health programs, experience with maternal, newborn and child health, reproductive health and family planning preferred
    • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies
    • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills
    • Familiarity with USAID evaluation policy and reporting guidelines and the collaborating, learning and adapting framework
    • Fluency in English required
    • Candidates should be Ghanaian nationals or legal residents of Ghana

    Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer.


    Please apply to the position through our website, and include a cover letter and resume in your submission. Please no phone calls.


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