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Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist

Position: Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist

Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Position Status: Full-time employee

Apply by: April 10, 2024

About LINC

LINC is a mission-driven US-based small business committed to supporting local organizations leading their own development. We do this by implementing programs and delivering consulting and training in the areas of systems thinking, monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL), capacity-strengthening, and collective action. The recipient of USAID’s Small Business of the Year award in 2017, we are a team of reflective and passionate development professionals. Our country experience spans Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. For more information on LINC, please visit www.linclocal.org.

Position Description

LINC is seeking a Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist for the anticipated USAID-funded Compass – Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Activity in Colombia. Compass will provide USAID/Colombia with technical and advisory services related to the monitoring, evaluation, and learning of USAID/Colombia’s strategy and activities. This includes providing monitoring support services; designing and implementing rigorous baseline, performance and impact evaluations, as well as other studies and assessments, and supporting their use and dissemination; developing collaborating, learning and adapting initiatives, and providing data management services. These efforts will inform the Mission’s strategy, learning, programmatic designs, decision-making, and adaptation, and will enable USAID/Colombia to comply with USAID’s Evaluation Policy and USAID Automated Directives System (ADS) 201.

The Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist will provide overall technical direction on performance monitoring for the USAID/Colombia Mission and its partners.

This is a full-time position contingent upon USAID award.

Colombian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply


  • Oversee performance monitoring support services for USAID/Colombia, including support for developing the CDCS, collecting data for the performance management plan and to monitor other USAID initiatives, including the Climate Strategy, ensuring data quality, and support portfolio review and reporting.
  • Provide MEL technical assistance and training to USAID implementing partners on developing theories of change, activity MEL plan development, monitoring systems and processes, data quality assessments, and research, data collection, and reporting practices.
  • Provide clear visualizations of context and monitoring data.

Skills and Qualifications

A successful candidate should have:

  • Master’s degree in international development, economics, statistics, political science, monitoring and evaluation, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience in performance monitoring on USAID projects.
  • Familiarity with USAID policies related to evaluation and performance management.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Application Instructions

Please send your resume/CV to jobs@linclocal.org with the subject line “Senior Performance Monitoring Specialist Colombia”. All applications will be reviewed, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. LINC LLC is an equal opportunity employer.