Global Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist – Washington, DC

  • Full Time
  • Washington, DC
  • This position has been filled

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Job Description

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Specialist is responsible for providing support to Clean the World Foundation’s program department, data collection, analysis and reporting, data quality assessment (DQAs), development of tools, mapping, surveys, designing Operations Research and training staff and partners on MEAL. The MEAL Specialist will also provide technical assistance for strengthening strategic partnerships, needs assessments, proposal development, program planning, design, monitoring and implementation and knowledge capture and dissemination to a wide audience, from policy makers to communities.


  • Support in developing, implementing, and updating MEAL plans and systems for CTWF and its Implementing Partners (IPs) that qualitatively and quantitatively measures long-term accomplishments, subproject progress and monitoring needs, and all reporting requirements of CTWF, donors, and government.
  • Implement and review Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) framework of programs, and work with partners to conducting baseline surveys, progress monitoring events, producing progress reports and final reports.
  • Ensure regular review and analysis of program related data, methods of data collection and data quality issues, and inform program staff of gaps/issues and for program improvement.
  • Support the development and revision of data collection and reporting systems and tools to ensure data are regularly collected, collated and analyzed for local and global reporting requirements, as well as internal monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Support CTWF and IPs staff to monitor activities and subprojects through monthly/quarterly subproject reviews, process monitoring, program data audit, midterm subproject reviews, qualitative monitoring and documentation of lessons learned.
  • Improving knowledge management within the team and across the organization. This includes maintaining technical toolkits, developing briefers, infographics and factsheets, and assisting with webinars and presentations to promote CTWF’s programs internally and externally.
  • Communicate and facilitate the use of M&E data including carrying out data use and analysis workshops.
  • Support the development of M&E frameworks including indicators and targets for each implementing partners sub-agreement.
  • Make key program achievement related presentations jointly with Director of Programs during monthly and quarterly review meetings.
  • Support the DQA process by carrying out field visits and by helping prepare initial reports in partnership with Program Officers.
  • Collect operational mapping prepared by IPs and carryout gap analysis for program improvements and support M&E related capacity-building with IPs through trainings and workshops.
  • Perform other relevant duties assigned by Director of Programs and Executive Director.


  • Master’s degree in public health, social science or behavioral science or epidemiology or statistics and at least 3 years related experience or a bachelor’s degree with 5 years of related experience in development programming, especially, planning, monitoring and evaluation;
  • An understanding of Global Health and the WASH sector and familiarity with evidence-based/long-term behavioral change programming, monitoring and evaluation, research or impact assessment projects, ideally within a social development context;
  • Sound experience in developing Theories of Change, Logical Frameworks and Logic Models.
  • Sound experience in monitoring and evaluating programs, data entry, analysis, and reporting.
  • Functional knowledge of statistics and data processing; experience collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data;.
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent CTWF effectively in external forums; Ability to write clear and effective assessment and project reports; politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy;
  • Practical knowledge and experience of projects design, grant writing, proposal management, development of training, information, education and communication materials, advocacy and inter-agency networking and coordination.
  • Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal supervision and manage high volume workflow with multiple tasks.
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff, and ability to facilitate/conduct large technical trainings for staff;
  • Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work;
  • Possess strong written and communication skills, able to write technical and/or situation reports, solid interpersonal, intercultural, and analytical skills, and able to work independently and as a team;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Google Suite, and statistical packages such as Epi, SPSS, STATA, Excel with VB etc;
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to remote areas.

Environmental and Physical Conditions:

An office environment with the option to work a portion of time remotely.

Clean the World Foundation does NOT provide housing or transportation.

All Clean the World Foundation Representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Clean the World Foundation complies with all applicable laws.

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