Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Creative Associates International, Inc. (Creative) is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director for an anticipated USAID-funded program in Ethiopia. The MEL Director will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing an effective system to monitor progress, impacts, and successes of project activities and performance at all levels. S/he gathers, analyzes, and processes complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation. S/he will conduct impact assessments, baseline studies, surveys and need assessments to identify necessary changes and future project opportunities. The MEL Director will ensure that the project complies with USAID performance reporting requirements. The Director will also lead Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) activities and Complexity-Aware Monitoring (CAM) efforts and provide expert guidance to the program’s COP and DCOP to inform decision-making processes and adaptive management.