M&E Specialist, Port-au-Prince 390 views

Panagora Group is a small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.

This position will ultimately be based in an Embassy facility, however, the contractor shall provide an office space and equipment for the M&E specialist in or near Port-au-Prince until they are able to transition to Embassy facilities, which is dependent on the individual’s ability to obtain and hold either a MRPT certification or RSO vetting approval as well as the availability of space in Embassy facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work in collaboration with the M&E Coordinators, Western Hemisphere Programs (WHP), Posts (Embassy and Staff), implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the most effective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators

In charge of collecting all data that originates from entities within Haiti. Data collection effort may include (but are not limited to), submitting data requests to host governments, partnering with NGOs or other government partners, researching open source data, working with private entities, or designing and implementing surveys, interviews, or statistical modeling. This person shall become well-versed in all International Narcotics and Law Enforcement/ Western Hemisphere (INL/WHP) programs in Haiti and coordinate with the D. C.-based team in order to ensure the measures being developed are as standardized as possible across the Region.

Draft Variable Definition forms (VDFs), Performance Management Definitions Forms (PMDFs), and Data Collection Tools (DCTs) for selected indicators and work with their D. C.-based counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported.

Design measures and collect the data for smaller and more local projects, which will be done in coordination with the D. C.-based team and will help ensure workplans, implementer DCTs, and other strategic documents meet WHP

Respond to data calls and produce written and oral reports and presentations on Haitian performance measures when requested. Brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.

Oversee collecting all performance measure data in Haiti in compliance with the INL/WHP reporting cycle.

Ensure all data, knowledge, documents, and systems are properly turned over to their INL/WHP-Post counterpart(s), and that those counterpart(s) are adequately trained on all indicators, data collection methods, and sources in order to ensure their counterpart(s) are able to continue collection and reporting. This position is open to U. S. Citizens, Third Country Nationals, or Local Nationals.


At least three (3) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management

U. S. Citizen, Third Country National, or Local National

Ability to obtain MRPT certification (if U. S. Citizen or Third Country National)

Ability to obtain successful RSO vetting approval, if Local National

At least two (2) years of experience with data collection and management

FSI Level 4/4 English, French and Haitian Creole or equivalent


current events

data analysis

data collection

data visualization

global health

law enforcement

local laws

monitoring and evaluation

performance management



technical writing

Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations in English

Be based in Port-au-Prince and able to attend meetings at the U.S. Embassy and other INL/WHP-partners in Port-au-Prince

High level of knowledge of Haitian laws, customs, current events, and governmental institutions

Experience in a customer-facing position, with the ability to interact with government officials

Ability to travel to D.C. or other places within Haiti

Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports

A moderate level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations

Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS

Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Master’s Degree or two (2) years of post-graduate education

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with technical writing or report production

Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs

Experience supporting the Government Accountability Office, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners

Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software

High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA

Experience supporting non-governmental organizations

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.


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