Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ103635

Travel Required: 50-75%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

Overall Responsibilities 

  • Providing sophisticated data analysis and evaluation of federally funded programs

  • Performing on-site and remote monitoring of grantees with an eye to standardizing compliance measurement, harmonizing data collection and illuminating performance trends across programs. 

Project Management Support and Data Analysis Responsibilities

  • Leading the development of a single, comprehensive set of program monitoring standards for each assigned level of care

  • Conducting advanced analyses of quantitative and/or qualitative monitoring and program data

Monitoring Responsibilities

  • Conducting on-site and remote monitoring reviews to assess grantee compliance with program and collect data on programmatic indicators/standards 

  • Conducting interviews with beneficiaries, grantee/contractor staff, and internal/external stakeholders, inspecting physical facilities, observing services, and reviewing care provider documents   

  • Reviewing program data to determine compliance with grant requirements and policies and procedures

  • Identifying instances of non-compliance and steps toward restoring compliance 

  • Drafting monitoring reports containing in-depth analyses and assessments of findings 

  • Presenting findings to grantees and federal staff both verbally and in writing

Other Activities

  • Providing training and/or guidance on salient Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) related topics to team members and federal staff

  • Contributing to the development and writing of M&E analysis reports and other related deliverables

  • Participating in meetings as required and assisting with additional projects as needed


  • Graduate degree required. PhD preferred.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


  • 8+ years of M&E experience

  • Demonstrated specialized program assessment expertise

  • Exceptional analytical skills 

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with at least one analytic software package or platform (ATLAS.ti, R, NVivo, SAS, SPSS, STATA, Tableau)

  • Expertise with MS Office suite of tools


  • Experience working with immigrants, refugees, and underserved populations is preferred

  • Understanding of grants and government funded programs

This position is based in Washington, DC and requires a background investigation (Public Trust). Telework only during COVID-19, and office-based when federal staff return to their offices. Requires domestic travel 6-8 times a year (when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted). Travel will be reimbursed per Federal travel regulations. 

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.