Aines Intl: Closed Position

Business Development & Practice Leader --- M & E

Monitoring, Evaluation Practice Leader

Location:   Washington, DC Area

Expected Start date: As soon as possible

I am recruiting this anticipated position for international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, DC. My client operates within multiple practice areas: health, finance, SMEs, gender, youth, and M&E.. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage Learning and M&E contracts.
  • Serve as key liaison with USAID and other donors on evaluation activities. 
  • Supervise the evaluation and learning team. 
  • Design and implement project and mid-term evaluations of international development projects. 
  • Travel to project locations to oversee and participate in evaluation activities. 
  • Lead new business development efforts for evaluation and learning proposals. 
  • Ensure the integrity of proposed evaluation methodologies and processes of evaluation findings. 
  • Design and conduct training workshops on monitoring and evaluation topics. 
  • Design and conceptualize data collection and analysis methods. 
  • Synthesize complex technical issues for presentation to diverse stakeholders and audiences. 

Qualifications include: 

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience designing and leading evaluation activities for international development projects. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing USAID-funded evaluation-related projects. 
  • Significant experience in proposal development for USAID projects.
  • Experience designing research and survey tools for international development projects. 
  • Familiarity with USAID evaluation policy and reporting guidelines
  • Experience designing USAID Performance Management Plans, and indicator development. 
  • Experience designing, managing and leading mid-term and final project evaluations.
  • Strong statistical and quantitative research skills. 
  • Prior experience organizing and leading monitoring, evaluation, and data collection training workshops. 
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills. 
  • Proven track record in new business development and proposal writing. 
  • Advanced degree in relevant field. 
  • Ability to travel internationally for short-term consultancies. 
  • English fluency required, additional language skills a plus.

How to Apply: Please apply to the position by sending a cover letter and résumé to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Please add “M & E Practice Leader - DC” in the subject line.   Deadline for Application: Open until filled.