ASIA: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

National Democratic Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 12

Position description

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager to support its ASIA team by performing the duties listed below: 

  • Guide the Asia region's DC and field-based teams, including resident monitoring and evaluation (M&E) officers in country, in identifying, developing and utilizing performance monitoring tools and systems to strengthen program management and donor reporting
  • Spearhead efforts within the Asia team to develop indicators of success and methods of program impact measurement
  • Work with the Asia and Program Coordination teams to meet donor requirements in performance monitoring and reporting
  • Work with the Asia team to respond to donor evaluations and data quality assessments
  • Coordinate with the Asia and Program Development teams in meeting donor requirements for competitive proposals
  • Support the Asia Team’s participation in the institute-wide Community of Practice for field-based M&E staff
  • Design orientations and workshops on M&E to NDI Asia staff
  • Support Asia Team members in recruiting qualified M&E staff and managing contracts with M&E consultants
  • Guide Asia-DC and field-based teams, including country program M&E Officers, in setting up and maintaining M&E systems
  • Engage with external stakeholders and donors and negotiate on behalf of NDI for evaluation consultants and contractors


  • Undergraduate degree in a field of study related to international development or monitoring and evaluation methods; graduate degree in political science, international relations, monitoring and evaluation methods or related field preferred
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of work experience working in the field of democracy and governance, with a minimum five (5) years of professional experience in performance monitoring and evaluation. Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a one-for-one basis
  • Proficiency in SPSS, STATA, and Nvivo desired


  • Experience in results-oriented program design, strategic planning and program evaluation
  • Experience with designing and employing evaluation tools and methods such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, and research from secondary sources 
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, donor organizations and NDI partners
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Experience living and working in an international setting preferred
  • Exceptional analytical skills for interpreting complex program issues
  • Experience in supporting international development programs funded by the US and other donor governments
  • Ability and willingness to travel to regional locations, which are often remote and difficult to reach
  • Superior knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar and Google Drive)

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