Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer, Philippines

Location: Philippines
Deadline: January 15, 2021

The Asia Foundation is a non-profit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century—governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment, environment, and international cooperation. In addition, our Books for Asia and professional exchange programs are among the ways we encourage Asia’s continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

If you share the same vision and commitment, join our Youth Leadership for Democracy program, a USAID-funded initiative of the Foundation. This program aims to strengthen youth participation in democratic governance. It promotes youth leadership as an important element of representative democracy and the youth sector as a core actor and concern in vibrant and resilient democracies. The program will advance youth leadership and youth sector political engagement in the Philippines through three interrelated components: increasing the leadership capacity of youth; strengthening networks for youth participation in governance; and translating civil education into civic engagement.

The monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) officer will lead the YouthLed team in monitoring & evaluation of the YouthLed program and subgrantees. S/he will also lead the qualitative case writing, specialized research, project report writing,crafting of reporting forms for subgrantees and partners,and development and maintenance of monitoring dashboard and learning framework of the program.S/he will support the chief of party and the Youth Leadership Development specialist in the design and management of YouthLed MEL component.S/he will serve as the day-to-day lead staff in charge of MEL-related tasks and activities. S/he shall also maintain regular contact with the Foundation’s senior management in providing updates on MEL related activities and updates.


  • The successful candidate must have a degree in the field of social science, development communication, public administration, economics, or statistics. S/he should have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in MEL, database management, quantitative and qualitative research, and technical report writing. A relevant Masters degree is an advantage.
  • S/he must have extensive experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, design, and implementation.
  • The successful candidate must have advanced and demonstrated experience with USAID MEL (and other donor agencies) standards and systems.
  • S/he should have solid knowledge and familiarity of youth sector, democracy initiatives, youth coalitions, local and national government agencies, business industry, civic education, and the civil society.
  • S/he must be proficient in MS Office.

More details about this position. Interested applicants should also complete the Foundation Application Form and send with a letter of intent to on or before January 15, 2021.