Lead Evaluation and Assessment Expert/Specialist

1 month ago
DC Office
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

 

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented nearly 300 projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), Research and Learning across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture and food security, economic growth, education, environment, global health and humanitarian assistance.

 

This position is contingent upon project award.

 

 

Job Title: Lead Evaluation and Assessment Expert                           

Department/Location:  Washington, D.C with travel to the region         

Reports To: IDIQ Manager                  

Type:  Regular Full-Time

 

Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking a Lead Evaluation and Assessment Expert for an upcoming task order as a part of a five-year Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Support Project in Ukraine funded by USAID. This will be a full-time, key position based in Vienna, Virginia with travel to Ukraine. This Project will provide a range of analytical services to USAID Regional Missions which focus on sectors and areas covered by a CDCS or other strategy document in Ukraine.  

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide leadership and expertise of evaluation and assessment services and products under the direction of the IDIQ Manager
  • Responsible for quality control and timely delivery of evaluation and assessment services and products
  • Potentially provide input related to the design and/or implementation evaluation and/or assessment activities

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in building and leading strong evaluation and assessment teams and performing relevant quality control and editing;
  • Ability to understand and implement methodological rigor in analytical work;
  • Knowledge of Eastern Europe/CIS region development issues;
  • Experience in working with USAID in Ukraine, Eastern Europe or the former Soviet Union

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of diverse experience in the successful design and conduct of international development evaluations and assessments;
  • Experience in designing and conducting government-sponsored evaluations and/or assessments and/or monitoring activities;
  • Good knowledge of USAID Evaluation Policy and evaluation reporting requirements;
  • Successful experience working with donors and excellent communication, both verbal and written, skills;
  • Proficiency in a locally spoken

 

Education:  An advanced degree in international relations, social science, statistics or related field.

 

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 does have supervisory responsibilities.

 

Travel:  The candidate is required to travel as required by the SOW.

 

Work Authorization:  Must be authorized to work in the USA. 

 

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.

 

 

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