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Third-Party Monitoring Reporting Consultant, MRCS, Remote

International Development
21600001649 Requisition #

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.


Project Summary:

The objective of USAID's Monitoring, Reporting, and Capacity Strengthening Contract for the Sahel (MRCS) is to establish and implement a third-party monitoring mechanism that is independent, impartial, responsive, contextualized, and forward-looking with operational support services. MRCS will work primarily in Burkina Faso and Niger to conduct third-party monitoring in predominantly insecure areas and ensure verification of outputs and outcomes, conduct evaluations/studies/assessments, support USAID's Resilience in the Sahel Enhanced initiative stakeholders to have functional national-level monitoring and evaluation working groups, and build capacity, particularly in monitoring and evaluation of relevant government offices/structures in Niger and Burkina Faso, as well as sub-national state institutions, local civil society organizations, community-based organizations, and implementing partners. To a lesser extent, and if the need arises, this mechanism will provide similar services in Mauritania, Chad, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, and the Gambia.


**Please note: All citizenships are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) Reporting Consultant will support the ongoing TPM reporting on the MRCS project. The TPM Reporting Consultant will work closely with the MRCS field office TPM teams based in Niamey, Niger and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The Consultant will also work closely with MSI’s headquarters Technical Director. This is a Short-Term Technical (STTA) not a full-time position. The Level of Effort is 60 days and can be extended depending on new assignments. The anticipated level of effort will take from December 1, 2023, to May 31, 2024.



  • Work with the TPM Managers and TPM Specialist to support the ongoing TPM report writing.
  • Use the monitoring raw and processed data to develop TPM reports using existing templates.
  • Support the capacity building of field staff on developing high quality TPM reports.
  • Review and finalize TPM reports drafted by MRCS field staff.
  • Draft TPM instruments for new modalities or new development sectors, as and when requested. 
  • Support monitoring of emergency and non-emergencies activities, including supporting outcome monitoring work.
  • Develop and review TPM findings presentations, as requested.



  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant social science or related field is required.
  • Minimum eight years of experience in USAID monitoring and evaluation required, with preference for experience monitoring USAID humanitarian activities.
  • Experience working in complex, politically charged and unstable environments required.
  • Experience analyzing data required.
  • Good understanding of the humanitarian aid and development sector in the countries listed above required.
  • Professional level oral and written skills in English require. Ability to read French preferred.


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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