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Evaluation Team Leader (Short Term)

Title: Evaluation Team Leader

Location: Candidate may be telecommuting with travels to Morocco, & Washington DC

Anticipated Start date: This position is part of a USAID solicitation to be awarded

February 22, 2019. This position is contingent upon award. Duration of the assignment is expected to work 4-6 months during 2019.

 

Overview: 

TMG is seeking a Team Leader for the Performance Evaluation of the USAID/Morocco Project Appraisal Document (PAD) activities. The Performance Evaluation of the Education sector of USAID/Morocco's programming include evaluation of several active awards, the USAID/Morocco Project Appraisal Document (PAD), and how these support the Development Objectives of USAID/Morocco. The anticipated award date for this solicitation is expected to be February 22, 2019. This position is contingent upon award.

Evaluation Team Leader: Working closely with the other team members, the Evaluation Team Leader will be responsible for overall and day-to-day management of contract activities, involving multiple tasks across multiple locations. S/he is the principal interlocutor between the Contractor team members and USAID and is responsible for the overall compilation of all deliverables under this contract. S/he is responsible for staffing, project planning, project financials, and staff direction and oversight, and maintains and manages the relationship with USAID.

Collaborating closely with the other team members, S/he will also lead the quantitative components of the evaluation, the quantitative data analysis, the cost analyses, and the reporting through reports, publications, journal articles, conference presentations, and social media.

Responsibilities:

  • Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for designing, managing, and identifying quantitative and qualitative tasks, measures, and indicators.
  • Provide education related technical experience and analysis throughout the course of the evaluation.
  • Responsible for ensuring high quality analysis and synthesis of evaluation products related to education.
  • Responsible for providing recommendations for gaps found in the course of the evaluation.
  • Responsible for providing written reports to be submitted to USAID and other major stakeholders.

Qualifications Requirements: 

  • Master's degree or higher in economics, statistics, education, or related field required,
  • Minimum 10 years of International Education programming experience, including Monitoring and Evaluation of these programs, required.
  • Demonstrated experience managing with USAID funded projects (e.g. team leader, implementer, M&E specialist in several projects) required,
  • Excellent demonstrated oral and written communication skills are required,
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience conducting quantitative research required,
  • Experience managing mixed methods research preferred (quantitative and qualitative methods),
  • Strong background and training in quantitative research methodologies required,
  • Experience and knowledge of data analysis and data management techniques using STATA Experience managing and coordinating complex evaluations, including evaluations of international projects required.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills,
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team,
  • Multiple Country work experience is required,
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of the MENA region context is required, and experience in Morocco and its education system is preferred,
  • 5 years of evaluation experience or working with evaluations teams preferred,
  • Proven ability in writing scientific papers and outcomes research reports, and ability to use research findings to evaluate program implementation and operations,
  • Oral and written fluency in English required; Arabic and French preferred.

How To Apply: Please send requested documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and add “Evaluation Team Leader” in the subject line. Documents needed: 1) CV in chronological format, that clearly show you match all Qualifications Requirements; 2) a completed USAID Biodata Form 1420*; and 3) a list of at least three professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.

Deadline for Application:May 26, 2018 or until filled

*Applicants that do not have a USAID Biodata Form 1420, or need to obtain this form, please go to AID 1420-17 (Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet), or https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-1420-17 to get your copy.