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You will be a valued team member of a complex, multi-stakeholder project that advances the quality and connectivity of rangelands in Northern Tanzania through improved coordination, learning, and communication of multiple stakeholders on the landscape. The Monitoring and Learning Specialist is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation, learning (MEL) and related activities. The MEL Specialist is part of the core Project Management Unit. The Monitoring and Learning Specialist also supports the NTRI coordination unit’s core function for monitoring, evaluation and learning of progress and performance of key outcomes and indicators achieved by the partnership. This is a term-limited position through September 2020, and will report to the EENT COP. The position is based at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) office in Arusha, Tanzania.
The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Specialist refines and maintains systems to collect and analyze information on outputs and outcomes of the NTRI partnership and EENT Project. She/he supports the NTRI coordination unit’s core monitoring, evaluation, and learning function and implements monitoring, evaluation, and learning functions in accordance with the commitments and requirements of USAID.
1. Support monitoring, evaluation, and learning aspects of the NTRI partnership’s work to realize landscape-level outcomes, including:
2. Support monitoring, evaluation, and learning aspects of the NTRI partnership’s internal coordination platform, including:
3. Lead compliance with USAID MEL requirements, including:
4. Participate in development of annual work plans. Ensure alignment with technical strategy, agreement on annual milestones, and inclusion of MEL activities in the work plan.
5. Screen activities for environmental risk according to USAID requirements, and develop and implement environmental mitigation and monitoring activities, as necessary.
6. Manage internal & host external Data Quality Assessments.