USAID/Ukraine Evaluation Specialist

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 30 April 2021

Job Description

USAID/Ukraine has requested that Cloudburst conduct an evaluation of a USAID-funded media project.

The local evaluation specialist will advise questionnaire design and all interview guides and subsequent interview analysis. The consultant will also participate in evaluation activities including designing and conducting surveys, key informant interviews and focus group discussions with diverse types of respondents, including Government of Ukraine officials and local government actors, donors, and implementers (local and international). The Ukraine Evaluation Specialist will also contribute to the analysis and reporting of the findings, and coordinating logistics support.

Period of performance: approximately May through October 2021

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Substantial international experience designing and conducting evaluations of international development activities
  • Experience with USAID or other donors in Ukraine or the Eastern Europe is desirable.
  • Experience independently conducting qualitative fieldwork, including key informant interviews and focus group discussions.
  • Must have experience in drafting high quality reports in English.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

The work that Cloudburst engages in is guided by a mission to improve economic, social, and environmental resilience. To this end, many of the populations and communities we work with focus on addressing structural and institutional racism that disproportionately impacts Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Cloudburst believes that effective services and solutions are created with communities historically impacted by the systems we are attempting to transform. We strongly encourage applications from people who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities we work with.

About the Organization

COMPANY INFORMATION

The Cloudburst Group is a small consulting business with its main office in Landover, MD. Cloudburst is considered a leader in optimizing the effectiveness and sustainability of public/private programs that target underserved populations and support communities domestically and internationally. Our services include research, evaluation, planning, management consulting and technical assistance, communications and performance measurement.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

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