Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Management Systems International

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist,


Jakarta, Indonesia

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 40-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, peace and stability, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

CEGAH, or Prevent in Indonesian Bahasa, is a five-and-a-half-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded accountability and integrity program that works with a wide range of Indonesian governmental and non-governmental agencies. The program runs between 2016 and 2021. The project is implemented by Management Systems International (MSI).

**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position

Position Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist provides feedback on measurable achievements toward USAID CEGAH targets. They also support the project’s communication and outreach efforts, translating the collected achievements into accessible stories. In the event of project missteps against monitoring and evaluation targets, the M&E Specialist will offer early warnings to trigger adjustments of the project’s plan. This is a long-term technical assistance (LTTA) full-time position that reports to the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).


  • Ensure that grant and subcontract M&E plans are in line with USAID CEGAH’s overall Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan (AMELP) and contribute the necessary data
  • Review and verify grantee and subcontract milestone deliverables for claims of achievement
  • Log supporting evidence into USAID CEGAH M&E system
  • Manage the M&E evidence files (hard and soft copy) and corresponding log book
  • Utilize M&E data to produce basic analyses (trends, graphs, anomalous results, etc.) as requested by MSI, Tetra Tech, or the USAID Mission in Indonesia
  • Provide quarterly M&E narrative reports, results tables, and graphics for review
  • Support the conduct of periodic data quality reviews by the COP, DCOP, MSI Technical Director, or USAID/Indonesia personnel upon request
  • Propose updates, modifications and/or amendments to the Performance Management and Evaluation Plan (PMEP) and performance indicators as needed
  • Provide support in the writing of the project Final Report and all other reporting requirements for USAID
  • Manage the repository of tools, guidelines, and reference documents for M&E and other materials
  • Provide guidance to project staff on the AMELP, performance indicators, and how to collect the needed data
  • Follow up to ensure that technical staff submits required data for all performance indicators
  • Produce case studies on focused areas of the project’s intervention to document key lessons-learned or successful approaches to challenging situations as needed


  • University graduate in communications, project management, business, or equivalent field required
  • Minimum of three years of experience managing M&E systems for USAID programs
  • Demonstrated or general knowledge of USAID M&E indicators, approaches, and requirements
  • Experience with project communications, including success stories and quarterly reports
  • Strong analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to tackle complex issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines
  • Experience with governance programs or a good understanding of Indonesia’s governance situation is a plus
  • Strong written and oral English skills required

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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