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Nutrition Expert, MozMEL Activity

International Development
21600001555 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:

MSI implements USAID’s Mozambique Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MozMEL) Activity. MozMEL is a five-year initiative to support the USAID Mission in Mozambique with rigorous monitoring, evaluation, learning, training, logistical support, and other related tasks. USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) has engaged MSI to conduct third-party monitoring (TPM) that will monitor, verify, and evaluate BHA-funded activities in Mozambique.


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


Position Summary:

The Nutrition Expert will support TPM across multiple BHA-funded activities in Mozambique. The Expert will work closely with MSI’s Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) team and the TPM Lead to provide regular support and guidance in nutrition-related areas of TPM design, tool development, training, data collection, data analysis, data management, research and reporting responsibilities for MozMEL. The Expert will also have additional tasks as agreed upon with the MozMEL Chief of Party (COP).



  • Provide surge support to the Nutrition TPM teams, to include inputs into reporting with summary statistics, brief description write-ups, and identification of recommendations for USAID using existing TPM templates and monitoring data.
  • Contribute to development of data collection instruments in consultation with the MozMEL team including the data collection team.
  • Join the data collection efforts including conducting interviews, direct observations, and document reviews.
  • Support TPM report development, especially sections related to their subject matter expertise.



  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum five years of experience in nutrition is required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working on nutrition interventions in Cabo Delgado is required.
  • Experience conducting trainings and interviews in addition to collecting data is required.
  • Experience working on USAID or other international donor-funded nutrition activities is required.
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal skills is required.
  • Oral and written fluency in Portuguese is required. Working knowledge of English and oral fluency in some of the Cabo Delgado local languages is preferred.


*Deadline for applying for this position - October 10, 2023, 18:00 Mozambican time* 


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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