Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.
MEL Training Consultant, Bangladesh
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a consultant for its Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops (RDC) activity to upgrade knowledge and reinforce capacity of the RDC MEL and program staff on standard MEL measurement strategy at intervention level result measurement and sector level systemic change measurement processes for a market system development project. The purpose of this consultancy is to:
The consultancy is for a period of approximately 12 working days (8-12 December) excluding time for travel to and from Bangladesh, where includes 4 days for preparation and document review and 5 days for in-house training and 3 days for write up of the training report.
The consultant will lead this Result Measurement and Systemic Change Measurement Training Workshop module with the following components:
Day 1: Market systems and measurement methods. The objective is to introduce what is market system (MS) and MS measurement including principles, tools, approaches, best practices done elsewhere
Day 2: Review the existing System. Explanation of RDC’s process, current MEL approaches and tools, indicators, challenges and opportunities
Day 3 to 5: Participatory diagnosis and identification of actionable recommendations to improve existing system. Through this diagnosis process will improve the tools, indicators, practices, do role play, get specific guidance from facilitator on specific tool or method, etc. In this case, it’s not only any tool/method but something applicable to the project.
Adopting the thread above will allow to:
1) make sure that all targeted staff are at the same level of understanding e.g. program and MEL staff,
2) make sure that facilitator are fully aware of the constraints, challenges, and implementation and M&E approach so far,
3) get not only facilitator’s voices, but also staff’s on how we can and will do better,
4) make sure we’ll get concrete recommendations and an internal action plan for an improved system and methods at the end of this workshop.
Please apply directly online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. Applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.