Senior Director of Monitoring and Evaluation – Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.

About Us

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Senior Director of Monitoring and Evaluation – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Department/Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Reports To: Chief of Party

Type: Regular Full-Time – Proposal

Classification: Exempt

Clearance Required: N/A


IBTCI is seeking a Senior Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for an anticipated multi-year Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The purpose of the USAID MEL Activity is to provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) support services to USAID/Bosnia’s technical offices and implementing partners. These services will strengthen performance management by generating a technical evidence base to guide the Mission’s programming.

This position is contingent upon USAID award and will be based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Local applicants and ex-patriates are encouraged to apply.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight, recruitment for, and participate in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the activity as well as manage the technical work related to performance monitoring and evaluation.
  • Contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation methodology, participatory data collection methods and protocols, data verification techniques, and other technical evaluation and analytical tasks conducted.
  • Manage and oversee the design, quality, development and completion of all assessments, analytical reports, and evaluations.
  • Lead and manage the technical work related to performance monitoring and evaluation.
  • Lead the technical design, data analysis, and report writing aspects in relation to the monitoring of activities and processes under this activity.
  • Lead/oversee the review of the USAID PMP and provide technical support to implementing partners on the development of their activity MEL plans, and support such technical work as reviewing reporting methods, carrying out training needs, designing reporting tools, and advising USAID/Bosnia technical teams on their M&E work.
  • Advise the COP and DCOP on adherence to activity interventions and processes to fulfill required deliverables and tasks and to fill any temporary gaps in staffing.
  • Oversee, recruit for, and participate in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the contract.
  • Responsible for managing, training, and mentoring field monitors and the design of monitoring tools and methodology.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in similar positions is required; including four years work experience on USAID funded activities.
  • Demonstrated senior experience in program performance monitoring and design and implementation of evaluations both (performance and impact evaluations) of development interventions.
  • Demonstrated senior experience in design and field testing of surveys, questionnaires, and/or other data collection instruments.
  • Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis, experimental design and/or data collection analysis, indicator development, data quality assessments.
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English and Bosnian.


  • An advanced university degree in international relations, economics, statistics, public policy, research methods, program assessment, evaluation/measurement or another relevant field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with USAID/Bosnia preferred.
  • Ability to travel within Bosnia and Herzegovina required.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communications and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures desirable.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Travel within Bosnia and Herzegovina will be required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page,

How to apply

Deadline: 16-Feb-24

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