Senior Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 3 January 2019

Job Description

Senior Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation Monitoring and Evaluation Support Activity

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

The purpose of the USAID/Egypt Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation (SIMPLE) Monitoring and Support Activity (MESP) is to improve performance management at all levels to help the Mission meet Agency requirements, make better informed strategic and management decisions, and advance Agency learning. USAID/Egypt seeks a contractor to execute a host of services to improve the efficiency of programs implemented by the Mission’s Technical Offices. These services include activity/project designs, assessments, evaluations, management information and reporting and mapping. In addition, technical assistance is to be provided to the Program Office to collect and disseminate public information and enhance the quality of data.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Senior Evaluation Specialist who will oversee evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the contract, including recruiting technical experts and evaluation team members, leading the evaluations, and contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation and assessment methodology.

USAID/Egypt estimates a five-year period of performance for the SIMPLE activity.

*Please note: local candidates are encouraged to apply!*

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee, recruit for, and participated in evaluations and assessments throughout the life of the contract and ensure that the short-term technical experts and evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess commensurate technical expertise.
  • Serve as evaluation team leader for most evaluations conducted under this contract.
  • Contribute substantively to the design and field testing of the evaluation methodology, participatory data collection methods and protocols, data verification techniques, and other technical evaluation and analytical tasks conducted under this contract.
  • S/he will also be responsible for the design, quality, development and completion of all assessments, analytical reports, and evaluations.

Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant field such as international development, advanced research methods, statistics, or economics, with academic training in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in the designing and field-testing surveys, questionnaires, and/or other data collection instruments. Substantive technical expertise in the design and implementation of performance and impact evaluations.
  • Previous experience leading and working on multicultural evaluation teams, ideally in Egypt.
  • Arabic skills preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in project and team management.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

About the Organization

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

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