Social Impact - SI

Monitoring Specialist, USAID/Jordan Knowledge, Monitoring, Evidence, Learning, and Research Activity (KMELRA)

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Last update: Apr 16, 2024 Last update: Apr 16, 2024


Deadline: May 31, 2024
Location: Jordan
Organization: Social Impact - SI
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Arabic, English Arabic, English
Work experience:Min 5 years
Date posted: Apr 16, 2024
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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Monitoring Specialist, USAID/Jordan Knowledge, Monitoring, Evidence, Learning, and Research Activity (KMELRA), Jordan

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is bidding on the upcoming USAID/Jordan KMELRA project, intended to be an umbrella mechanism providing USAID/Jordan with empirical data on program effectiveness, deepen accountability, foster learning, and knowledge management, and improve Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) capacity within USAID/Jordan Mission and Jordan in general. The Activity will be designed to advance USAID localization agenda and promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) goals.

Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a full-time Jordanian Monitoring Specialist to support performance monitoring tasks under this anticipated project.

This will be a full-time position based in Amman, Jordan for the duration of the contract, contingent upon contract award. The anticipated award date for the proposal is Fall 2024.

Please submit your CV in English for best consideration of your candidacy. CVs must not exceed a maximum of 10 pages.

Only candidates with Jordanian citizenship are eligible to apply.


  • Support in conducting monitoring tasks throughout the life of the contract, including DQAs and performance monitoring tasks.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of monitoring services.
  • Support management and recruitment of consultants engaged in these activities.
  • Support dissemination activities for sharing results and findings of monitoring activities under the portfolio.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in social sciences, business administration, or a related field.
  • At least five years of experience in monitoring, evaluation, and/or performance management for international development programming.
  • Experience serving in a similar monitoring position on a USAID contract. Experience serving on a USAID monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support contract preferred.
  • Experience with developing performance monitoring plans, and development of data quality assessments (DQAs), monitoring systems, and other monitoring technical tasks.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Networks with technical experts in learning, monitoring, evaluation, research, economic growth, governance, health, education and environment.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches, and operations, particularly as they relate to monitoring.
  • Professional proficiency in oral and written English, and fluency in Standard Arabic.
  • A commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work and learning environment.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.