Monitoring and Evaluation Manager: ASIA

National Democratic Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Feb 27

Position description

Job Function: Washington DC
Department: Asia
Location: Washington, DC

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager: ASIA

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
  • Provide assistance on program proposals, including developing M&E plans, logical frameworks, and performance monitoring plans
  • 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, or related field. Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a one-for-one basis
  • 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
  • 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
  • Field experience in a post-conflict or transition setting
  • 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)


This position is based in NDI's office in Washington, DC. All applicants must have the right to work in the U.S without employer sponsorship.

NDI welcomes and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and NDI employees. NDI makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, or reproductive health decision making. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at NDI. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities and qualified individuals who have limitations due to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or medical related condition.

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