JOB OPPORTUNITY: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Education Development Center (EDC) is one of the world’s leading non-profit research and development firms. Established in 1958, EDC designs delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives. Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), in coordination with consortium partners Akazi Kanoze Access (AKA), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Connexus, is implementing the 5-year (December 2016-December 2021) USAID Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (HDAK) youth employment project.
Project Background: EDC currently implements 3 projects in Rwanda. USAID Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (HDAK), a project that over the course of five years, has been preparing the Rwandan youth workforce to meet the needs of an evolving knowledge-based economy that requires 21st century capabilities. It aims to provide 40,000 vulnerable youth with employability skills by scaling up proven successful interventions across 20 of 30 districts countrywide. USAID Umurimo Kuri Bose (UKB) is a 2-year project that aims to increase employability skills of youth with disabilities in 12 districts while fostering an enabling environment for youth with disabilities to be able to access and succeed in employment and self-employment. Mastercard Foundation Building Resilience in TVET through E-learning (BRITE) is a 2-year project that will support and work closely with Rwanda Polytechnic to help strengthen existing e-learning initiatives by focusing on transferable employability skills, trade-based technical skills, as well as remote support to students during their internships and/or apprenticeships.
EDC would like to recruit an M&E Specialist who will be responsible for managing the M&E department to ensure accurate and comprehensive data collection and management as well as reporting of results for project indicators, against the agreed targets and methods for collecting information on project activities, across various projects.
Application process: Interested candidates should submit their application via email firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to the EDC Country Director, including a CV and Cover letter, not later than January 4, 2021 midnight.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
EDC is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.