Panama - M&E Specialist
Blue Force
Panama City, Panama
hace 20 horas

POSITION : Panama - M&E Specialist

PROGRAM : INL / WHP Monitoring &Evaluations (M&E) Program

LOCATION : Panama City, Panama



BlueForce Inc . is seeking qualified candidates for a

Panama - M&E Specialist

to support the US Department of State’s Bureauof International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Office of WesternHemisphere (INL / WHP) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Program in Panama City, Panama.

  • INL / WHP develops M&E policies and procedures;create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, andconduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere;
  • and develops andmaintains an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system andStandard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


    Experiencewith technical writing or report production

    Knowledgeor experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs

    Experiencesupporting the Government Accountability Office, Office of Inspector General,U.S. Department of State,

    Departmentof Justice, USAID or other similar government partners.

    Experiencewith Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software

    Highlevel of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such asSPSS or STATA

    Experiencesupporting Non-governmental Organizations


    Must be a US Citizen or Third Country National (TCN)or Local National (LN)

    US & TCN ability to obtain and maintain a MRPTcertification

    LN ability to obtain successful RSO vetting approval

    Master’s Degree or two (2) years of post-graduateeducation

    At least three (3) years of experience in monitoringand evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and / or performance management

    At least two (2) years of experience with datacollection and management

    FSI Level 4 / 4 English and Spanish or equivalent

    Proven ability to deliver a quality written productand presentations in English

    Be based in Panama City and able to attendmeetings at the U. S. Embassy and other INL / WHP-partners in Panama City

    High level of knowledge of Panama laws, customs,current events, and governmental institutions

    Experience in a customer-facing position, with theability to interact with government officials

    Ability to travel to Washington DC or other placeswithin Panama

    Ability and experience presenting results inpresentations and written reports

    A moderate level of experience and competency withdata analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations

    Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and softwaresuch as SPSS

    Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word,Excel, and Outlook


    The Panama M&E Specialist shall work with the M&E Coordinators, WHP,Posts, implementers, and all other relevant partners to determine the mosteffective and efficient data collection methodology for selected indicators andshall be in charge of collecting all data that originates from entities withinPanama.

    Data collection effort may include (but are not limited to),submitting data requests to host governments, partnering with NGOs or othergovernment partners, researching open source data, working with privateentities, or designing and implementing surveys, interviews, or statisticalmodeling.

    Other duties include :

    Serve as the subject matter expertin all INL / WHP programs in Panama and coordinate with the D. C.-based teamin order to ensure the measures being developed are as standardized as possibleacross the Region.

    Draft VDFs, PMDFs, and DCTs forselected indicators and work with their DC based counterparts, implementers,and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, andreported.

    Design measures and collect thedata for smaller and more local projects, which shall be done in coordinationwith the DC based team and will help ensure work plans, implementer DCTs, andother strategic documents meet WHP requirements and standards.

    Respond to data calls and producewritten and oral reports and presentations on Panamanian performance measureswhen requested.

    Brief decision-makers whenrequested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transferof all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred tothe appropriate INL / WHP staff upon completion of the contract.

    Oversee collecting all performancemeasure data in Panama in compliance with the INL / WHP reporting cycle.

    Ensure all data, knowledge,documents, and systems are properly turned over to their INL / WHP-Postcounterpart(s) and that those counterpart(s) are adequately trained on allindicators, data collection methods, and sources in order to ensure theircounterpart(s) are able to continue collection and reporting.

    The above information hasbeen designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed byemployees within this classification.

    It is not designed to contain or beinterpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, andqualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

    BlueForce employment is contingent upon individual’s providing legal proofof identity and satisfactory background check results.

    Please note ifapplying for a position in the United States : All applicants must furnishlegal authorization to work in the United States within three (3) working daysof time of hire.

    If a Government clearance is required, applicants will besubject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements foraccess to classified information.

    BlueForce is firmly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceand in providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees andqualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, veteranstatus, and any other basis protected by applicable law.


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