M&E Officer for Uzbekistan

Europe and Central Asia · Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Department Europe and Central Asia
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Experienced

This position is considered key personnel and therefore is contingent upon funding and donor approval


Location: Tashkent

Deadline to Apply: October 7, 2022


Solidarity Center is seeking expressions of interest for a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to join a project team for a U.S. government-funded program to support worker rights promotion in Uzbekistan. The position will be located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, with an anticipated start in September/October 2022.

 

The M&E Officer will report to the Program Director for Solidarity Center’s Uzbekistan Project: Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Industry funded by the US Department of Labor, with support and guidance from the Solidarity Center’s field office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. This individual will be responsible for monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting activities. This will include designing and implementing M&E processes for project activities, complying with data reporting requirements, and drafting and submitting reports in a timely fashion. The position will ensure the standardized use of M&E tools and methodologies for the project. The M&E Officer will also ensure that project outcomes are evaluated using program data analysis to inform project decision-making. Some travel to visit project sites will be required.


Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years of experience in a senior monitoring and evaluation position responsible for implementing M&E activities for international development projects is required.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field, or ten (10) years or more of related work experience, is also required.
  • Experience with strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, tool development, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans. 
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages. 
  • Strong understanding of project reporting requirements and experience in their preparation; prior experience working on U.S. government-funded projects strongly preferred.
  • Experience building and maintaining working relations with stakeholders. 
  • Experience in building M&E capacity of program and partner staff through informal and formal participatory learning activities.
  • The ability to contribute to the dissemination and utilization of program data and results to inform program implementation and SC’s organizational learning
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required; experience with statistical software preferred.
  • Fluency in Russian and English (written and spoken) required. Proficiency in Uzbek (written and spoken) preferred.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE IN ENGLISH. Resumes must be no more than 3 pages.


High priority will be given to citizens or permanent residents of Uzbekistan. The Solidarity Center offers competitive salaries based on experience and generous benefits but will not provide housing, a relocation allowance, or support for a candidate to obtain a work permit for this job. 


The Solidarity Center cultivates the values of diversity, equality, and inclusion among its staff and partners. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable law. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us at information@solidaritycenter.org

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  • Location
    Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Department
    Europe and Central Asia
  • Employment Type
    Full-time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced