Evaluation and Learning Specialist
Posted on 6/2/2023

51-200 employees

Business management consultant
Company Overview
Bixal is a mission-driven organization determined to improve people’s lives through human-centered strategies and transformative technologies. They deliver on this promise by partnering with leading federal agencies to conceive and create powerful data-driven customer experiences.
United States
Experience Level
  • Master's degree in social sciences, such as international relations, political science, economics, or related subject, with technical training in MEL
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in MEL roles
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis skills, including knowledge of data management, analysis, and visualization software (e.g. Stata, Atlas.ti, Tableau, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills, including expert cross-cultural communication skills
  • Strong cultural competence and ability to work flexible hours to accommodate clients or consultants in other time zones
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations, including contracting mechanisms and budgeting process
  • A self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize assignments to meet required deadlines
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn
  • A commitment to advancing a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Provide MEL technical and management expertise to a portfolio of international and US-based MEL activities
  • Act as a team member on evaluations and assessments, contributing to study design, data collection, analysis, reports and other dissemination activities
  • Contribute to the development of MEL plans for projects, including the development of indicators, indicator tracking systems, data collection instruments and protocols; data management, and data quality assurance
  • Support the development and facilitation of MEL capacity strengthening efforts internally and for clients
  • Manage implementation of MEL activities including staffing and LOE planning, budget and contract management, and timely delivery of products using a matrix managed approach
  • Support new business and proposal development by writing inputs for technical proposals, reviewing draft proposals, and coordinating with finance team to develop proposal budgets
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience applying MEL to democracy, rights and governance programming
  • Experience implementing MEL in Asia