Monitoring and Evaluation Officer / Oficial de seguimiento y evaluación – El Salvador

American Bar Association

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – “Establishing a Civil Society Anti-Impunity Complaint Platform” – El Salvador

For 30 years, and through our work in more than 100 countries, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has sought to strengthen legal institutions, support legal professionals, foster respect for human rights, and advance public understanding of the law and citizen rights. In collaboration with government agencies, the judiciary, lawyers, bar associations, legislatures, and civil society, we design programs that are responsive to local needs and that prioritize sustainable solutions to pressing rule of law challenges.

Project Background

The “Establishing a Civil Society Anti-Impunity Complaint Platform” Project will work to establish and promote an effective and safe platform for receiving, developing, and referring cases to civil society, independent institutions that play a key role in the fight against corruption, and host country institutions, and to provide citizen education and ultimately reduce corruption-related impunity in El Salvador. The Project will work with complainants to submit information through the appropriate host country mechanisms in El Salvador and monitor and track action, or lack thereof, on that information through each system.

Job Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support the implementation of ABA ROLI’s “Establishing a Civil Society Anti-Impunity Complaint Platform” Project by designing and implementing the M&E activities of the project; assisting Program Director in preparing weekly, quarterly and annual reports on project progress; and monitoring project activities on a regular basis. The M&E Officer will also be responsible for the collection and analysis of data relating to project activities. Additionally, the Officer will undertake regular data quality assurance, participate in development of data collection and reporting, and ensure file storage in accordance with ABA ROLI policies. This position will be based out of San Salvador, El Salvador. This position is subject to the availability of funds and pending Department of State management approvals.

Principal Duties

· Develop and implement program monitoring and evaluation procedures, including M&E work plan

· Monitor all project activities and progress towards achieving program goals

· Develop evaluation mechanisms for project success and achievement of desired outcomes

· Present quarterly data and analysis to program team and collaborate with Senior Program Manager and Program Director on strategies for improving effectiveness of project

· Report as needed, including monthly, quarterly, and annual progress on all project activities to the Program Director

· Assist in coordinating effective implementation of indicators and measurement

· Develop all required data collection tools and templates, including identifying and requesting government data relevant to the program

· Develop and maintain a secure system for storing and organizing all program data

· Assist project personnel with M&E tools and facilitate their use among staff

· Participate in design, collection, and analysis of baseline and end-line data

· Upload M&E data and products onto ABA M&E systems

Principal Qualifications

· Master’s degree in political science, economics, international relations, applied mathematics, statistics, or other relevant field

· At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects

· Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports

· Proven information and communications technology skills, especially in the development and use of database software

· Language Requirements: Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and basic English

· Preference will be given to candidates with experience in corruption crimes, anticorruption efforts, security monitoring and related fields

· Experience maintaining professional relationships with donor and/or government officials preferred

Oficial de seguimiento y evaluación – ”Establecimiento de una plataforma de denuncias contra la impunidad de la sociedad civil” – El Salvador

Durante 30 años, y a través de nuestro trabajo en más de 100 países, la Iniciativa del Estado de Derecho de la Asociación Americana de Abogados (ABA ROLI) ha tratado de fortalecer las instituciones jurídicas, apoyar a los profesionales del derecho, fomentar el respeto de los derechos humanos y promover la comprensión pública de la ley y los derechos de los ciudadanos. En colaboración con los organismos gubernamentales, el poder judicial, los abogados, los colegios de abogados, las legislaturas y la sociedad civil, diseñamos programas que responden a las necesidades locales y que dan prioridad a las soluciones sostenibles para los apremiantes desafíos del Estado de Derecho.

Antecedentes del proyecto

El Proyecto ”Establecimiento de una Plataforma de Denuncias de la Sociedad Civil contra la Impunidad” trabajará para establecer y promover una plataforma eficaz y segura para recibir, desarrollar y remitir casos a la sociedad civil, a las instituciones independientes que desempeñan un papel clave en la lucha contra la corrupción y a las instituciones del país anfitrió