Deputy Evaluation Team Leader in United States

at a Confidential Company

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The Group seeks qualified candidates to serve as Deputy Team Leader to help manage and supervise a six-month anticipated project evaluation focused on community empowerment and governance accountability activities. The project is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Working closely with the donor, project implementer and the team leader, coordinate the work of the evaluation team.
• Help develop evaluation framework and approach, including selection of indicators, data collection methods and tools.

• Take a lead role in logistical and administrative issues, such as personnel, budgets, contracts, and procurement, related to the evaluation. Help establish team roles, responsibilities and tasks. Coordinate activities and visits, trouble- shoot implementation issues and organize planning sessions.

• Directly supervise evaluation team managers for each of the three regions, with responsibility for field enumerator activities conducted at the community/beneficiary level.

• Assume lead role in preparing reports and presentations

• Provide technical knowledge of evaluation methodologies, data collection methods, etc.

• Serve as acting Team leader when necessary.

Key Qualifications:

• Minimum of three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluating international development programs (including implementing data collection activities and survey methodologies) particularly in the areas of community development and local governance accountability.
• Minimum of one year of experience managing multi-sector teams to produce quality project deliverables including evaluation reports and action plans (with budgets, frameworks, indicators, schedules, baseline plans, etc).
• Advanced quantitative skills, especially with statistical packages such as STATA and SPSS
• Experience (on two or more assignments) in assessing gender equality in evaluations, a plus
• Undergraduate degree in social sciences, statistics, or international development required. Masters’ degree preferred.
• Experiencing working with DFID a plus.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite
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