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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist – JDC


Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Employment Type: Full-Time

JDC is seeking a creative M&E Specialist to collect, analyze, and deliver program knowledge in accessible, compelling ways. As a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist you will work closely with the Director of Global Program Knowledge Management. You will manage the global program information database, integrating information from other sources, and designing and managing reporting on global program data. Your role will allow JDC to successfully tell the story of our data and advance our mission.

If you have diverse previous professional experience and are interested in growing in the data science/analytics field, this role is for you.

What will you do as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist?

  • Oversee programmatic data collection from field representatives
  • Liaise with global and regional staff across functions, ensuring data collection is accurate and timely
  • Gather and analyze information; design visual and written reports on metrics, programs, and service in line with organizational priorities and brand guidelines
  • Organize complex information into clear and compelling communications by studying, analyzing, interpreting, and classifying data
  • Analyze and format data to tell a story, incorporating data visualization, infographics, charts, and maps
  • Maintain/update global program data and an online repository for staff access to reports and other organizational materials
  • Work closely with Marketing to manage materials development, editing processes, and workflow for materials relating to global program information
  • Assist staff to access and source reference materials (internal and external) relevant to JDC’s global program work and processes.
  • Assist unit staff to prepare presentations, conference papers and papers for publication.
  • Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovating and exceeding expectations
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

What does the ideal Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Look Like?

  • Systems thinker who can logically articulate/visualize complex systems to an audience
  • Detail-oriented with the stamina to fully review detailed content
  • Excels at working collaboratively as part of a small team
  • Highly motivated self-starter, curious, and able to take initiative
  • Excellent listener and communicator with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to organize and keep accurate records
  • Passionate about learning, working to deepen knowledge by regularly seeking and applying feedback
  • Relishes the challenge of integrating words and visual design

What qualifications do you need to be our Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist?

  • 2-5 years of professional experience in the field of data visualization/information design
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex reports and analytical findings to a wide array of audiences while maintaining accuracy and relevance
  • Experience collecting and managing data from multiple sources
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot tables, lookups, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Experience with relational databases a plus (Microsoft Access, Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Blackbaud CRM)
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize, solve problems creatively, and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent quality control standards
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative social science, information design, or other discipline relevant to international NGOs

What are the compensation and benefits for a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist?

  • This a full-time, salaried position paid bi-weekly. This role is exempt per the FLSA.
  • We offer a highly competitive benefits and compensation package, including but not limited to:
    • 100% paid medical and dental insurance for employee coverage
    • PTO, including vacation days, sick and personal days, and Jewish and national holidays
    • 403(b) with JDC contributions of up to 6.5% of salary
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), commuter benefits, and life insurance
    • Food Perks: Bagel Fridays in the winter, Ice Cream Fridays in the summer, and beverages/snacks in the office

Why work at JDC?

  • The People – What we hear most from our team members is that they enjoy working with others who share their passion for doing good; Our staff aim to use their skills to make a positive difference in the lives of others
  • A Global Environment – you will have the opportunity to develop a global perspective, working with staff from the U.S., Israel, the Former Soviet Union, and all over the world
  • Tikkun Olam – This Jewish value of “repairing the world” is deeply important to us. Together, we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of others

Apply Now!

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About JDC

Join The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Our reach extends beyond the global Jewish community by providing immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.

JDC has over 100 years of experience providing social and humanitarian services to Jewish people. You can learn more about JDC at



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