Technical Director and Senior Evaluation Advisor

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 7 November 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Technical Director and Senior Evaluation Advisor

Department/Location: Global Health/Washington, DC

Reports To: Project Director

Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Exempt

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Technical Director and Senior Evaluation Advisor for an anticipated project based in Washington, DC under a five-year USAID funded activity called Evaluation and Learning Support Activity - EvaLS.

EvaLS will provide evaluation, assessment and learning support for health-related activities for USAID / Washington and USAID Missions. This includes providing services for evaluations and assessments as well as learning and adaptive management.

**This position is contingent upon award**

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Taking an active role in planning, conducting and overseeing evaluations and assessments, including:
    • review Scopes of Work
    • review of evaluation budgets
    • identification of appropriate evaluation methodologies
    • ensuring selected tools and techniques are fit for purpose
    • identification of appropriate team leads for evaluation assignments
    • technical review of evaluation plans, tools, and final reports
  • Ensuring the contract provides high quality, transparent, independent, collaborative evaluation services in compliance with the USAID Evaluation Policy
  • Providing input and/or oversight for learning and for dissemination activities
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by the project and Project Director

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Expertise in developing experimental and quasi-experimental designs to evaluate international development programs.
  • Experience using SPSS, STATA and/or other analytical software packages, including qualitative analytical software packages such as NVIVO or Atlas.
  • Previous experience with USAID’s Global Health Bureau.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience (preferred 11 years) in monitoring and evaluation, of which at least 3 (preferred 4) years is in a developing country.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing evaluations of complex health program(s) in developing countries.

Education: Graduate degree in evaluation, biostatistics, social science, public health or other related is required.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position will have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization: Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. We are an E-Verify Employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Human Resources at 703-749-0100.

About the Organization

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.

8618 Westwood Center Drive, Suite 400 Vienna, VA 22182

Tel: 703-749-0100 Fax: 703-749-0110 E-Mail: HR@IBTCI.COM

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

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