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Exciting Career Opportunity at CrossBoundary


Exciting Career Opportunity at CrossBoundary

POSITION: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

About the Firm

Founded in 2011, CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets.

CrossBoundary provides transaction and investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in these markets. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions. Learn more at www.crossboundary.com

Job Description

CrossBoundary is recruiting a full-time Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to join CrossBoundary in Ghana. As a member of the transaction team, you will actively contribute to a powerful intervention that has the potential for significant impact on investment into West Africa, in addition to building CrossBoundary’s long term presence in the region.

CrossBoundary is an investment firm. As a Monitoring and Evaluations Specialist, you will be responsible for coordinating country level M&E activities, including capacity building of staff and partners, M&E systems development and management, evidence-based reporting and documentation of impact change stories, and ensuring projects meet the West African standard operating procedures for M&E.

You will make use of tools that capture data to track regional progress, manage regional database and ensure timely and quality reporting for internal and external purposes.

Who We Are

The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

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Who You Are

  • Self-starter who is passionate about creating lasting change in frontier markets
  • Willingness to take on new types of work, even without prior experience or direct supervision
  • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes-challenging environment
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context
  • Primary Responsibilities
  • Developing the monitoring and evaluation framework and associated tools for CrossBoundary’s mandates in Ghana
  • Overseeing monitoring and evaluations aspects of the implementation of CrossBoundary’s mandates in Ghana
  • Managing project performance and overseeing reporting of all project activities and results to key program stakeholders
  • Managing reporting facilitation, including:
  • KPI establishment, tracking, and reporting
  • Data analysis
  • Organize and lead performance plan review meetings for implementing partners
  • Conducting macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments
  • Providing sector analysis of priority areas for investment monitoring
  • Managing numerous investor relationships
  • Develop links with academic research institutes
  • Manage the quality assurance on external and internal evaluations

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 5+ years in top-tier banking, consulting, donor or implementation partnering
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’ or another advanced degree strongly desired
  • Experience working in developing countries
  • English business fluency with French as an advantage
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; preferably in fast-moving and complex environments
  • Excellent analytical ability and discipline; ability to think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issue
  • Excellent quantitative skills; ability to apply analytical rigor to complex and uncertain tasks
  • Knowledge of donor finance and familiarity with project evaluation and monitoring techniques
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues in stressful environments
  • Excellent presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context
  • Willingness to work and live in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Knowledge of the West African investment landscape (or previous work experience in it)
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders (including private equity firms, Development Finance Institutions, and development agencies) to support investments in high-impact sectors
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Think you have what it takes but not sure you check every box? Research shows that while men apply to roles when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women often only apply when they check every box. If you’re passionate about what we’re building, send us your resume and a note to human.resources@crossboundary.com . We’re always looking to meet great people!

Location: The Monitoring and Evaluations Specialist will be based in Accra, Ghana. Frequent travel can also be expected.

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Closing Date: 31st December 2022

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