NGO Evaluation Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

NGO Evaluation Team Leader Jobs in Kenya


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 two 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.

Department/Location:

  • Kenya and Somalia

    Reports To:

  • Chief of Party

    Type:

  • Short-term

    Classification:

  • Consultant

    Overview:

    Using your experience and subject matter skills, the Consultant will perform the following tasks. Tasks could include but not be limited to:

  • IBTCI is seeking a Team Leader for a Midterm Evaluation of the Growth, Enterprise, Employment & Livelihoods (GEEL) program. IBTCI implements the Somalia Program Support Services (SPSS) platform, based in Nairobi, under which this evaluation will be conducted. The Team Leader will provide overall leadership for the evaluation and will finalize the evaluation design, coordinate activities, arrange periodic meetings, consolidate individual input from team members, and coordinate the process of assembling the final findings and recommendations into a high-quality document.
  • S/he will lead the preparation and presentation of the key evaluation findings and recommendations to the USAID / Somalia team and other major partners. This is a short-term consultancy position contingent upon award.
  • The objective of GEEL is to promote inclusive economic growth in Somalia by stimulating production, employment, and enterprise development. GEEL’s implementation activities are focused on the agricultural sector (dairy, fisheries, sesame, and banana) and have expanded into the renewable energy.
  • GEEL undertakes capacity building activities and introduces new technologies and management practices that enable private sector actors to improve productivity and quality.
  • This position is based in Kenya with travel to Somalia.

    Scope of Work:

  • Supervise the other evaluation team members and ensure high-quality products are delivered in a timely manner;
  • Finalize the evaluation design, coordinate activities, arrange periodic meetings, consolidate individual input from team members, and coordinate the process of assembling into a high-quality document the final well-grounded findings and recommendations that meet the standards of USAID Evaluation Policy;
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of the key
    evaluation findings and recommendations to the USAID/Somalia field office and other major partners and stakeholders;
  • Serve in the above consultant capacity to support the IBTCI technical practice of Crisis, Conflict & Governance;
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Relevant experience in writing analytical and research reports with rigorous scientific approach. Experienced in preparing documents that are objective, evidence-based, and well-organized;
  • At least 15 years of international experience leading evaluation teams, ideally for Economic Growth projects;
  • Extensive experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative evaluations;
  • Familiar with USAID evaluation regulations and systems including gender policies;
  • Experience in international donor development program management and overseeing multiple program areas simultaneously is preferred;

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant experience in fragile countries, Somalia or Eastern Africa.
  • Excellent communication, team management, and leadership skills.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to various project sites in Somalia as needed.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English.

    Education:

  • Postgraduate degree in an appropriate field, with an area of expertise in evaluation, agriculture extension, agricultural value chains, nutrition and agricultural economics, or other related field.

    Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position will include supervisory responsibilities.

    Travel:

  • Travel is required.

  • No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.
  • 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.

    How To Apply:

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 8th December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; NGO Evaluation Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

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