Rula Dashwali

Istanbul, Turkey

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager @Chemonics
Rula's Skills
Business Development
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Product Management
Business Development

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About Rula

Professional monitoring, evaluation and Learning manager with six years of experience dedicated to tracking and reporting. Professional experience and education have helped to develop a comprehensive view of the productivity process, including how to accurately measure progress beyond simply reporting numbers. Highly adept at working within systems and the ability to think outside of them.

Work Experience

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Chemonics International

July 2018 - Today

Support the MEL Director in the development and monitoring of the project’s MEL plan. - Creates and develops tools and templates for field staff to collect data and for office- based staff to analyze data. - Analyzes relevant data on project indicators for contractual reports - Conducts periodic training for project staff, stakeholders, and/or partners. Shares information to help them monitor the progress of their work and use the data for strategic decision-making - Collects quantitative data for quarterly reports and upon DFID’s request for review by the MEL director - Prepares drafts of relevant sections of donor quarterly reports, for MEL director review - Reviews grantees’ monthly MEL reports - Evaluates grantees’ progress in implementing grant monitoring and evaluation plans, and coordinates with grantees and other staff to ensure that monitoring and evaluation data and final reports are provided for MEL Director’s review - Conducts an initial review of FPA and FM monthly site visit reports, with support from MEL Associate - Reviews third-party monitoring reports to ensure they meet the requirements and approves them to issue payments - Follows-up with related departments in Education Directorates on complaint mechanism data to ensure submission in a timely fashion and with adequate data - Drafts success stories

M&E Coordinator

Creative International Associates

September 2017 - July 2018

Senior Research Analyst

Creative Associates International

August 2016 - September 2017

M&E Officer

Relief International

May 2015 - April 2016

M&E Manager

Jesuit Refugee Service

May 2014 - April 2015

Field Monitor

Jesuit Refugee Service

March 2012 - April 2014


Damascus University

Law Bachelor

2008 - 2013