Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

Job Description

Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

Company Name: Tetra Tech ES, Inc.

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline
∎ Bachelor’s degree preferably in statistics, mathematics, economics, development studies, business, public administration and/or other related social science field

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Data Analysis, Data management, Monitoring and Evalaution

Job Context:
∎ Tetra Tech is seeking a Monitering, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the USAID/Bangladesh’s new energy activity, Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE). The activity will improve energy security and resilience in Bangladesh by improving access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy systems, and promoting transparent and efficient energy markets. The activity will advance private sector investment, promote policy and regulatory environments favorable to the sector and investors, support entrepreneurs developing and distributing energy technologies, and convene platforms to share best practices in the management of the energy sector. Altogether, through June 2026, BADGE will support Bangladesh’s transformation to a developed, decarbonized, and inclusive energy sector.
∎ This position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Interested candidates must be eligible to work in Bangladesh. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality. Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide support on the development of the BADGE MEL plan
∎ Support in the selection of the key performance indicators, target setting and reporting
∎ Lead the implementation of the BADGE MEL plan designed to track and assess activities and interventions, and report impacts in support of program management and learning
∎ Provide training and assistance to BADGE technical staff on performance indicators, setting target, data collection, tracking indicators, and on their responsibilities
∎ Develop tools, methodologies and spreadsheets for M&E data collection and verification
∎ Conduct data verification exercises including data review and interviews
∎ Manage the repository of tools, guidelines and reference documents for MEL work and other materials
∎ Update the BADGE MEL plan as needed throughout the life of the project
∎ Prepare quarterly, annual, and final MEL reports, including analyses of measurable accomplishments against activities conducted and program objectives. Ensure that MEL reports are produced on time and in a technically valid, high-quality manner
∎ Support the development of contractual deliverables and any other reporting
∎ Perform other relevant duties as assigned

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 5 years of experience in the implementation of M&E frameworks for donor funding projects
∎ Experience in data collection, data management, analysis and progress reporting
∎ Strong qualitative and/or quantitative skills, with a demonstrated ability to synthesize and present complex data streams using MS Excel
∎ Strong oral and written communications skills
∎ Fluency in English (reading, writing and presentation skills) with strong oral and written presentation skills
∎ Valued but not required KSA's:
∎ Experience working with USAID’s monitoring, evaluation and learning framework
∎ Experienced in training and capacity-building on MEL in person and remotely
∎ Knowledge of the energy sector is highly desired
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 18 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jul 2021
∎ Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
∎ Address : TBD
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Tetra Tech is helping USAID ensure that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance US security and interests, and increase gender equity. Since 1983, we have delivered results for USAID and public sector energy projects in over 100 countries.
Stimulating economic growth. Tetra Tech has helped our clients created thousands of energy sector jobs. Tetra Tech has helped to deliver stable power, which gave businesses and consumers the confidence to sustain or expand their operations in, for example, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kosovo, Nigeria and across Africa.
Opening markets. Our renewable energy work has led to billions of dollars of US private sector investment. In Mexico, for example, over $9 billion of US investment is supporting new energy projects financed through the competitive auctions we helped design and implement.
Reducing corruption. Improved energy sector governance reduces corruption. In Kosovo, for example, we facilitated the transfer of over $600 million of revenue, which was being diverted into undocumented pockets, to self-finance the electric utility.
Increasing energy security. We are helping Eastern Europe diversify their fuel mixes, and increase their reliance on such allies as the United States to strengthen their security.

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