Overview

Deadline for Application: Until filled

Solidarity Center seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer in Mexico for a project that will help workers realize and exercise their rights under landmark labor law reforms enacted in 2017 and 2019. Priority sectors for this project include aerospace, mining, steel, aluminum, industrial bakeries, electronics, and/or call centers.

The M&E Officer will report to the Project Director based in Mexico, with responsibility for monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities for this project. Duties will include gathering, reporting, and analyzing performance data, as well as assessing outcomes and program impact. This individual will also participate in and contribute to the Solidarity Center’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning community of practice and build M&E capacity throughout the program offices.

Qualifications:

This position requires strong project management skills and the ability to monitor budgets and outcomes and write results-oriented reports. Knowledge of and/or experience engaging with worker rights issues in supply chains is required, including worker rights violations particular to women, such as Gender Based Violence (GBV). This position demands sound judgment, a head for analysis, and a keen political sense. Experience with worker organizing and/or worker issue advocacy in Mexico is highly desirable.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems, from initiation to closeout.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, and developing M&E, and/or performance monitoring plans.
  • Experience with international funders and their requirements (US Department of Labor preferred).
  • Experience in M&E for poverty reduction and social justice, human rights or civil society programs (experience with labor projects preferred, ideally with trade unions).
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally managed evaluation or research initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demography, public policy, international development, economics, or related field (Master’s degree or advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics preferred).
  • Excellent writing and communications skills in the English language; and
  • Oral and written fluency in both English and Spanish.

This position is open to anyone, but high priority will be given to Mexican citizens. The Solidarity Center offers competitive salaries based on experience and generous benefits but will not provide housing, a relocation allowance, or support for a candidate to obtain a work permit for this job.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH

The Solidarity Center cultivates the values of diversity, equality, and inclusion among its staff and partners. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable law. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us at information@solidaritycenter.org

About Solidarity Center

We are the largest U.S.-based international worker rights organization partnering directly with workers and their unions, and supporting their struggle for respect, fair wages, better workplaces and a voice in the global economy.

We value the dignity of work and workers. We know how all the work everyone depends on gets done–who picks the food for your table, cleans your home so you can go to the office, makes your clothes, keeps your streets clean. And at our core is every worker’s right to solve issues through collective action and to form unions.