Subject Matter Expert: Forced Migration

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Israel | Worldwide
Apply by 26 July 2018
Posted on 26 June 2018

Job Description

Resonance is seeking a Migration Expert to provide technical leadership on the performance of the United Israel Appeal (UIA) in providing integration related services to program beneficiaries from 2016-2018. The Migration Expert will provide technical direction on a final performance evaluation of the Humanitarian Migrants to Israel (HMI) Program. The evaluation, lasting up to 6 months, will consist of: (1) a comprehensive desk review and analysis of best practices in local integration of migrants in Israel including an analysis of program documents and reporting and (2) a field-based evaluation of the HMI program in Israel, with an emphasis on assessing the effectiveness of efforts to prepare migrants for successful integration.


  • Contribute significantly to comprehensive desk review regarding the integration of migrants in Israel, including analysis reporting from UIA and its partners conducted to date.
  • Serve as a team member and technical advisor on a field-based evaluation to inform determining the extent to which UIA is successfully preparing participants for long-term integration, assess indicators used to measure the various aspects of local integration, and to make concrete recommendations for improving local integration going forward.
  • Support and contribute to data analysis activities, compile recommendations from the desk review, and contribute key sections to the final report.
  • As needed or requested, participate in debriefs to PRM, UIA and other stakeholders, upon completion of the final report.


  • Experience in designing and implementing overseas evaluations and experience conducting evaluations in humanitarian settings.
  • Significant experience with assisting vulnerable migrants and/or refugees.
  • Experience with mixed methods design, using both qualitative and quantitative data to answer evaluation questions and produce findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Hebrew, Russian, or Amharic language abilities required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mandates/responsibilities of PRM and the UIA as well as relevant research and evaluation conducted by other stakeholders.
  • Excellent management and communication skills, as well as experience supervising data collection and report writing.
  • Demonstrated understanding regarding the collection and use of sensitive data in order to protect confidentiality and must possess skills in gender and cultural sensitivity.
  • Eligibility to work in US

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Please include “Migration Expert, HMI” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About the Organization

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.

Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.

We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

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