The objective of SUPPORT II is to support and strengthen the USAID/Afghanistan Mission’s monitoring and evaluation and performance management systems through project evaluations, assessments, third party monitoring and other studies. Additionally, SUPPORT II facilitates workshops, conferences, and meetings for USAID and its implementing partners and provides mapping products and translation services.
Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (www.checchiconsulting.com) seeks an Evaluation Team Lead for the following project:
Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprises (ABADE)
Evaluation Team Leader : The Team Leader (TL) shall be an evaluation expert with excellent analytical skills and experience on evaluating economic growth strategies. At least ten years of program evaluation experience is required, preferably with USAID-funded SME supported programs with a partnership component. The TL shall possess at least a Master’s degree, PhD preferred, in economics, finance, SME development, international development, social science, or a related discipline. The TL should be able to write a high quality, standard, accurate and concise report in English. Afghanistan or regional country experience is preferred.
About the Organization
Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) has worked in international development for over 40 years. The company has operated in more than 140 countries, including a number of fragile states and post-conflict zones, and has implemented nearly 300 long-term contracts. Checchi’s principal areas of specialization include rule of law, anticorruption and monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Since launching one of the first international rule of law practices in the late 1980s, Checchi has provided technical assistance and training in the core areas of improving access to justice; court systems administration; legislative and policy reform; judicial training and legal education; public legal awareness; and security sector reform. The company has implemented a number of long- and short-term activities focused exclusively on anticorruption. In addition, many of Checchi’s rule of law projects have included significant anticorruption components and activities. Checchi’s M&E work encompasses projects in more than 50 countries and spans the spectrum of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches to managing and evaluating performance.