Pact began working in Nepal in 1988 and has played a critical role in improving literacy, citizen engagement and the economic and social status of women and other marginalized groups in the country. Nepal is the birthplace of Pact’s award-winning WORTH program, which brings women together in groups of 20 to 25 to learn how to save money and start small…
Pact seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Director for the USAID Civil Society and Media (CSM) Activity, which will provide technical assistance and capacity building to civil society and media to improve their effectiveness in advancing and protecting fundamental freedoms. This is anticipated to be a five-year activity. This position is contingent upon award.
The MERL Director provides strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the program. This individual also supervises MERL staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all MERL activities as well as active collaboration with sub-awardees and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Director oversees all MEL activities, provides technical direction and support, ensures the accurate reporting of results for program activities, and ensures the program aligns with Pact’s quality standards for MERL in close coordination with Pact’s Results and Measurement (R&M) Team.
The specific duties to be carried out by the successful candidate are listed below:
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.