MEL & Communications Assistant, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan International • Amman, Jordan
DATE REVISED: July 19 , 2020
POSITION TITLE: MEL & Communications Assistant, USAID Pre - Service Teacher Education in Jordan
REPORTS TO: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
LOCATION: Amman, Jordan
IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.
IREX seeks a MEL & Communications Assistant to support a five-year USAID-funded project, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan. Working with stakeholders including the Queen Rania Teacher Academy, USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan will support universities to expand and improve pre-service teacher education, and the Government of Jordan to develop and implement teacher education reforms.
Under the supervision of the MEL Manager, the MEL & Communications Assistant will assist with the project's monitoring , evaluation , learning and communication tasks to support overall performance management and communicate impact . The y will be primarily responsible for data collection, entry, and filing and creating compelling stories about USAID Pre-Service Teacher Education in Jordan's impact . The y will also contribute to data analysis and programmatic reporting as required.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Collect data from project and partner activities in a timely, reliable, valid, and precise manner
Enter collected data in and maintain program's beneficiary database
Maintain soft and hard copies of all M EL related files and supporting documentation
Assist in the analysis of indicator data
Assist with select strategic learning activities including data analysis framed by learning questions; organize and present data results to tell a story relevant to learning questions
Contribute to the development of data collection instruments as required
Conduct regular data quality assurance tests
Contribute to the development of internal and external-facing reports, communications and deliverables as required
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience :
Jordanian residency/work authorization is required
A bachelor`s degree in Social Sciences, Information Technology, Development Studies, Statistics or a related discipline with 1-2 years' experience in MEL. High-level proficiency in Excel, including use of pivot tables, formulas and charts
Strong analytical skills ; experience with statistical analysis software preferred
Experience working in and/or interest in developing capacity for data collection and technology systems including SurveyMonkey, Dedoose , Salesforce, and Power BI or similar
Ability to produce draft communications and reports , including data visualizations to support key messages
Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize
Ability to work to meet deadlines in multiple tasking environments
Ability to work in a positive, solutions-oriented way independently and collaboratively with others on a team
Ability to adapt, respond to changing conditions with flexibility and think creatively
Strong writing, editing, and oral presentation skills in English and Arabic, as evidenced by professional experience .
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