DAI Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Ghana

DAI Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Ghana

Project Background:

The USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) program is designed to bolster the U.S. Government’s ability to boost trade and investment to, from, and within the African continent. The continent-wide program is USAID’s flagship effort in support of the Prosper Africa initiative and will expand and accelerate two-way trade and investment between African nations and the United States.

Driven by market demand, ATI embraces innovative approaches to achieve its goals. ATI is designed as a small, core set of centrally coordinated technical and institutional support activities, and a large, flexible performance-based subcontracting and grants under contract facility designed to support the needs and opportunities that USAID Missions and the private sector identify.

Role’s Purpose:

The MEL Associate will support the MEL team with managing several large multi-year buy-in activities with significant labor and/or field presence. Responsibilities include managing data from different buy-in, working with Activity Associates to ensure that all data is captured, and verified.

The MEL associate with work with activity teams in support of program implementation and supporting USAID clients. The MEL Associate will support generating MEL frameworks for buy-ins, supporting the of procurements and grants programs, consolidating of data, and other administrative support tasks as needed by the MEL team.

Objectives and Duties:

  • Support and track data from buy-in activity implementation to ensure it adheres to the approved work plan and deliverable schedule, and troubleshoot deviations with the supervision of a MEL Specialist

  • Support development and review of buy-in scopes of work, technical deliverables and contribute to subsequent learning.

  • Take an active role in data collection, analysis, documentation, on reporting on all buy-in activities.

  • Provide background information for indicators to the grants and procurement teams in preparation of negotiation memos for submission to USAID,
    supporting the development of first drafts.

  • Provide assistance to grantees and subcontractors in areas of submitting proposals, achieving and maintaining compliance with USAID regulations, reporting, and other areas in which partners may require support.

  • Liaise with activity teams to ensure proper MEL data capture and data quality to contribute to overall ATI project MEL reporting; and in tandem with relevant technical staff, generate buy-in scopes of work and indicator targets as needed.

  • Travel to regional offices as required.

  • Carry out any other tasks as requested by the MEL Specialist.

  • Support internal and external studies.

  • Document lessons learned and best practices in MEL according to USAID guidelines.


    The Mel Associate will report to Mel Specialists.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7+ years of work experience

  • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations regarding Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Ability to identify time sensitive demands & inquiries and respond effectively.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

  • Demonstrated report writing skills in English is required.

  • An articulate individual who possesses excellent communications and personnel management skills and who can relate to people at all levels of an organization.

  • An extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; DAI Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Ghana

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