M&E Manager, Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Position Location: Castries, St. Lucia
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Project Summary:
The USAID/Community, Family, and Youth Resilience (CFYR) project will apply a holistic approach to violence prevention using primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention interventions, working alongside law enforcement to reduce the rate of juvenile offenders, improve the skills of youth entering the workforce, and provide specialized services to youth at the highest risk of engaging in violence. Expected outcomes include a reduction in rates of juvenile offenders, improved capacity of institutions serving youth, increase in youth employed by the private sector, and a decrease in tolerance of gender-based violence, among others.
Position Summary:
The M&E Manager will be the primary subject matter expert for M&E and will be responsible for developing systems to track and aggregate data across all activities, managing the reporting to USAID, and coordinating the sharing and dissemination of information and best practices to project stakeholders. Additionally, the M&E Manager will support training of program staff on M&E best practices. The M&A Manager will work closely with the program’s Knowledge Management and Learning Specialist in addition to a database coordinator.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree required in international development, statistics, monitoring and evaluation methodologies, or a related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience required in monitoring and evaluation of international development with a focus on crime or violence prevention, public health, or related projects;
  • Demonstrated experience required in performance monitoring, assessing and tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics;
  • Demonstrated experience required in evaluation methodology, experimental design, statistical analysis, sampling methodology and/or data collection and analysis;
  • Demonstrated experience required in conducting primary data collection, especially with target populations;
  • Demonstrated experience required in building organizational capacity in monitoring and evaluation for partners;
  • Ability to travel frequently to target communities across target countries required;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with youth subjects preferred;
  • Professional work experience in the Caribbean preferred.
Citizens of CARICOM/OECS member states strongly encouraged to apply.