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Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

at Alterna in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

About the Job

As our Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (M&E), you will work directly with our Platform team, and coordinate all necessary M&E activities on the services offered by Alterna to entrepreneurs.
Your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate and strengthen the activities of data collection of our entrepreneurs, through surveys, interviews and data controls.
  • Optimize flows and technical management of information through internal platforms and tools.
  • Conduct evaluation reports for internal information and external communication, based on an in-depth statistical analysis of key metrics, identification of correlations and trends, and elaboration of projections.
  • Strengthen the processes of analysis of the needs of our entrepreneurs throughout their career.
  • Design and execute a strategy to measure the impact of cultivated enterprises, including conducting training workshops on impact measurement, collecting business indicators and producing impact reports.
  • Strengthen the processes of evaluation of satisfaction of the cultivated entrepreneurs and evaluate the contribution of the intervention of Alterna in the performance of the companies.
  • You will work with a young and passionate team, and benefits from a high professional projection and exposure in the ecosystem of social entrepreneurship and impact investment.
  • The position is based in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with possible trips to Guatemala City and other places in the country.


  • The level of remuneration will be discussed according to your profile and level of experience, with the possibility of annual increase according to budget and performance.
  • The contracting will be carried out under the consultancy modality for a period of 34 months, through a contract signed with Alterna.
  • You can find the full Terms of Reference for the post in our website.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, statistics or career in economics, – having a Master's degree is an advantage.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience.
  • Previous experience in monitoring and evaluation (processes of data collection, analysis and reporting, and/or technical database management, within the framework of a public or private organization).
  • Previous experience in direct work with small and medium enterprises is desirable.
  • Experience in measurement and evaluation of economic, social and environmental impact is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Office Suite, especially in Excel.
  • Knowledge of at least one data management software and / or statistical analysis (CRM software, R, STATA, SPSS, etc.).
  • Fluency in Spanish and English (verbal and writing).
  • Contextual understanding and appreciation for the difficulties and rewards of working in a developing context – Previous experience in a developing country is a strong plus.
  • Effective communicator and positive influencer.
  • Change-driver with a “can do” mindset, adaptable and creative out of the box thinker with a learning attitude.

To apply

Send your CV to alternahr@alterna-la.org. We look forward to receiving your application soon!


As Central America’s first Center for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Alterna aims to catalyze social entrepreneurship from the ground up and envisions a world in which the opportunity to ignite positive change exists in every context. Using a methodology, which has been created the last 5 years based on hands-on experience with social enterprises and entrepreneurs in the region, Alterna has cultivated over 700 local entrepreneurs through its different “cultivation programs™” (business support, training and consulting services).