Back Nutrition and WASH Specialist, South Sudan Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP), South Sudan

  • Added Date: Thursday, 05 November 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 04 December 2020

Nutrition and WASH Specialist,

South Sudan Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP),

South Sudan

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) provides USAID/South Sudan with flexible, demand-driven technical, analytic, advisory, training, monitoring, evaluation, and related support services for performance measurement. The project includes monitoring and evaluation technical support to the Mission for performance management at all levels as well as support to assessments, analytical research, and related services required for new project designs, sector strategies, and broader strategic revisions.

**Please note: Only South Sudanese citizens are eligible for this position

Position Summary:

The Nutrition and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist will provide technical advice, assistance, and guidance to USAID/ South Sudan Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA) and implementing partners on issues related to Nutrition and WASH. The Nutrition and WASH Specialist will play a significant role in informing the Mission of implementation status and the context relevant to the performance across USAID/Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA) South Sudan portfolio. The Nutrition and WASH Specialist will also play an integral role in the drafting, editing and overall quality control of Third-Party Monitoring reports, studies, and other MESP reporting deliverables related to nutrition and WASH.

The position reports directly to the deputy chief of party (DCOP). This is a Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) position based in Juba, South Sudan.



  • Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred, in a field relevant to Nutrition/WASH and program management such as Public Health, Nutrition and International Development

  • Minimum of three years of experience in Nutrition, WASH and Monitoring and Evaluation required

  • Writing/organization skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver written products (Evaluation Report and PowerPoint) required

  • Experience in conducting evaluations or surveys in nutrition and WASH; experience on past BHA evaluations or surveys is preferred

  • Experience using computer/data analysis software including Microsoft office suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and database management systems

  • Demonstrated experience with emergency response, recovery and disaster mitigation programming in post-conflict settings

  • Knowledge of the social, political and economic factors affecting rural populations in South Sudan

  • Language capability relevant to conducting interviews with the ethnic groups targeted by the activities of the project

  • Proven technical and management skills to manage the budget resources (funds and staff) for field monitoring visits as well as assist and support the team with field logistics and meeting arrangements

  • Experience in carrying out field work in South Sudan preferred

  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with field-based local staff via telephone and e-mail, required

  • Written and oral fluency in English required

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. 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.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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