Agribusiness Specialist (Ethiopia Growth through Nutrition Activity Mid-Term Performance Evaluation)

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 26 August 2020

Job Description

Summary:

A senior or mid-level evaluator with a minimum of five years’ experience in evaluation methodology (including mixed methods evaluation), quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and conducting evaluations of international development projects.

Responsibilities:

The agribusiness specialist will provide technical guidance related to the technical details for evaluating an agribusiness project. S/he will be expected to lead data collection teams in the field and conduct independent data collection, as required.

Qualifications:

Specific Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a field of study related to agribusiness. In lieu of a Master’s degree, demonstrated strong practical experience working in or evaluating agribusiness projects.
  • At least five years’ work experience in evaluating development projects, including USAID-funded projects, with specific experience in Ethiopia preferred.
  • Demonstrated sound analytical and technical skills.
  • Fluent in English and Amharic, with strong writing and organization skills in both languages. Knowledge of one or more of other major local Ethiopian languages is desired.

All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.

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About the Organization

ME&A is a qualified small business, dedicated to providing creative solutions for economic development and social development throughout the world. Our Core Areas of Concentration include Monitoring & Evaluations, Economic and Community Development, Public Administration and Governance, and Business Development and Technology Transfer.

ME&A’s staff of professionals are dedicated to pursuing excellence in the principles, practices and processes of their professions. We are a client-oriented organization committed to upholding the highest of professional standards and being a responsible corporate citizen.

We believe in creative teaming with other partners, maintaining strong professionalism and ethics in meeting our objectives, and utilizing our multicultural skills to better understand and communicate with our clients. ME&A pursues and embraces our client’s organizational and programmatic goals. We work as a team, whereever appropriate, to bring collective knowledge to bear in creating developmental solutions.

ME&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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