Monitoring Quality Assurance Analyst, DOD Assessment Monitoring and Evaluation

Management Systems International (MSI)
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 19

Position description

MSI is building a team to support the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense – Policy (OUSD-P) and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). This team will support military and civilian planners with the achievement of U.S.-led security capacity building efforts worldwide. MSI will support OUSD-P and DSCA with the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems to improve U.S. returns on security cooperation investment. This would include a team of assessment, monitoring, and evaluation (AME) experts to support the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense – Policy (OUSD-P) and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

Position Summary:

MSI’s team will lead the implementation of assessment, monitoring, and evaluation systems to improve U.S. returns on security cooperation investment. This contract represents an opportunity to optimize security cooperation activities worldwide. The Monitoring Quality Assurance Analyst is assigned to Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) headquarters in Crystal City. They will support the DSCA Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) division.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of a Monitoring Quality Assurance (QA) Checklist.

  • Employ the Monitoring QA Checklist on security cooperation programs.

  • Collect relevant supporting evidence which informs how the Monitoring QA checklist was completed.

  • Share completed Monitoring QA Checklists in a database used for lifecycle management of security cooperation activities and projects.

  • Present Monitoring QA findings based on employment of the checklist to security cooperation stakeholders.

  • Advise on feasibility of training/handing over overall Monitoring QA Process and Products to government stakeholders and offices.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of experience planning, designing and implementing assessment, monitoring and evaluation programs or projects in the security sector for a national organization, an NGO/IGO, the UN, or private industry required. 

  • Minimum of two years of experience developing assessment and evaluation strategies; designing tools for data collection such as survey instruments, data collection and reporting tools, analyzing the resultant data using quantitative and qualitative methods required. 

  • Minimum of one year of experience supporting Evaluability Assessments required. 

  • Candidate must be eligible for a Secret security clearance.

  • One year of experience exporting, storing, cleaning, analyzing, and capturing metadata related to global indexes for developing global development, governance and stabilization indices capturing elements of security sector reform (such as, but not limited to, Global Peace Index, Afro barometer, World Justice Project, Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project) preferred.

  • Three years of experience producing written reports and developing platforms to present monitoring data such as dashboards or other updateable graphic presentations of data, and conducting, analyzing, presenting and incorporating program and activity evaluations preferred.

  • One year of experience coordinating interagency monitoring and evaluation efforts preferred.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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