Apply for a Third-Party Monitoring Coordinator (Port Sudan & Nairobi) and work from home(2 vacancies)

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Third-Party Monitoring Coordinator (Port Sudan & Nairobi), Remote, Home based
Organization: Near East Foundation (NEF)
Country: Remote
City: Home-based
Office: NEF in Home-based

Near East Foundation

Title: Third-Party Monitoring Coordinator (Port Sudan & Nairobi)

Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party

Location: Port Sudan & Nairobi

Travel: 20%

Number of Positions: 2

Sudanese Nationals, with at least two years of TPM experience are highly encouraged to apply for one position based in Port Sudan and Kenyan nationals for the position based in Nairobi.

This position is contingent on funding. Anticipated award date: July 2024

The Near East Foundation (NEF) looking for two (2) TPM Coordinators for a proposal to provide third-party monitoring (TPM), evaluation, and special services to support USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) programs in Sudan. The information and findings will be critical to ensure program learning and accountability which will also be useful for programmatic adjustments and future program design by USAID/BHA in Sudan. The project has the following objectives:

 Conduct TPM activities in the South Kordofan and Blue Nile and other regions.
 Conduct TPM activities in states of Sudan where USAID/BHA is unable to access program sites.

 Deliver specific research studies or evaluations that provide in-depth analysis and insights into various aspects of the humanitarian programs being implemented in Sudan.


The TPM Coordinator(s) will

 provide home office management of field-based data collection and analysis;
 effectively communicate with USAID staff regarding the contract;
 provide expert technical advice to the SMP team and will work closely with the Chief of Party and the Deputy Chief of Party to ensure SMP is implemented using rigorous, ethical methods and that the deliverables are of high quality and useful to USAID.

Required Experience

 Bachelor’s degree in social science, statistics, international development, or a related field. A master’s degree or specific academic training in Monitoring, Evaluation and research is highly desirable;
 A minimum of five (5) years of experience working in the design, implementation, and evaluation of humanitarian assistance interventions;
 A minimum of three (3) years of experience leading evaluations or research;
 A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in non-permissive environments;
 A minimum of (2) years of experience providing technical support to third-party monitoring projects; 
 A minimum of (2) years demonstrated experience designing and implementing qualitative and quantitative analyses;

 Candidate must be willing to relocation to Port Sudan & Nairobi upon award.

Desired Experience

 experience in data analytics and using statistical software packages for analysis and data visualization; and
 experience in monitoring activities in the Sudan is highly desirable.

 Must have skills in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis;
 They must have excellent oral and written English communication skills, analytic skills, interpersonal skills, team management skills;
 Working level of Arabic is highly desirable.
NEF will accept a rolling application until the position is filled. Review of application will begin on April 1, 2024. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To apply: Please apply by submitting the following documents in the English language:

 Cover letter outlining all relevant experience, how you meet the essential criteria.
 Curriculum Vitae.
 List of three references (including one from current, or most recent, employer). You will be given further notice prior to us contacting references.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Near East Foundation by visiting the NEF website at

The Near East Foundation promotes Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants seeking employment and NEF employees.

Pre-employment Checks

Any Employment with the Near East Foundation will be subject to the following checks prior to start date:

 A satisfactory Restricted Party Screening.
 Receipt of satisfactory references.
 Workplace Verification Check.

About NEF

For over 100 years, the Near East Foundation (NEF) has worked to build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East, Caucasus, and Africa through education, governance, and economic development initiatives. In Sudan and South Sudan, our mission is to improve food security, increase self-sufficiency, and enhance health and well-being through community-led initiatives in water, sanitation, hygiene, and agricultural production. By working closely with local communities, governments, and partner organizations, we strive to create sustainable and impactful change.

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