Monitoring and Evalutations Associate

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Mar 07

Position description

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) promotes sustainable and equitable urban transport worldwide. ITDP is a nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City with local presence in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on public transport, non-motorized transport, travel demand management, parking, transport policy, and urban development. More information about ITDP can be found at


The Associate for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is a full-time position in the Washington, D.C. office working on the M&E Program. This Program tracks the work of all of the organization’s offices and measures their impacts, following the goals set in our strategic plan. The M&E program 1) demonstrates ITDP’s value to current and potential funders, 2) supports internal strategic planning, and 3) shares ITDP’s impact with organizational partners and the public. The M&E Program is housed within the broader DC-based Research and Impact team.

The Associate for Monitoring and Evaluation will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the systems that ITDP uses to track completed projects and calculate their impact. To track projects, the Associate will maintain and conduct quality control on databases, both spreadsheet-based and geospatial, and work with colleagues around the world to ensure that other offices provide timely submissions to those databases. To calculate impacts, the Associate will work with automated analytical programs using both Python and Google Sheets. They will be responsible for implementing improvements to these programs. Finally, the Associate will manage in-depth survey-based impact evaluations of particular ITDP projects, improving our ability to estimate the impacts of similar projects, and help design interactive impact-estimation tools for publication.

Seeking start date by June 2023.


  • 1-3 years of relevant professional and/or educational experience.
  • Ability to use context knowledge and critical thinking to identify the most important elements of a large amount of quantitative or qualitative information, and then to clearly communicate those elements to others.
  • Comfort with quantitative work, knowledge of Excel or Google Sheets scripting.
  • Some practical experience with computer programming, and willingness and ability to learn the use of Python in data analysis. 
  • Process-oriented approach, attention to detail, ability to work within and maintain existing systems.
  • Organization and time-management skills, ability to plan and prioritize.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and with emotional intelligence in English through emails and video calls.
  • Ability to work in ITDP’s Washington, D.C. office in a hybrid work model.

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