The Evaluation Leader will direct the design, work plan, data collections, examination and report writing of the evaluation.
The Evaluation Leader will be responsible for the overall implementation of the evaluation and ensuring that all expected tasks and deliverables are achieved on time and of high quality.
To achieve this, the Evaluation Leader will work closely with the evaluation team and will receive support from the MEL activity leads.
The period of performance of this assignment will be 12 months from its initiation, which is anticipated in September 2021, with a part-time dedication.
Conduct the evaluation work plan and design, and the final evaluation report, which includes the data collection and examination methods, the sampling strategy, data collection tools, and data analysis plan.
Serve as the primary contact with USAID counterparts and MEL Activity.
Guide and manage the team operation.
Guide the writing of the main technical deliverables and technical communications, including the final baseline report in English.
Oversee the quality and timeliness of the evaluation data collection.
Provide and direct debriefs and presentations to USAID and the Implementing Partner.
Perform the application of qualitative instruments in fieldwork for the qualitative data collection
Bachelor’s degree in economics, social sciences, or other relevant field required; Master’s degree preferred.
At minimum thirteen years of relevant experience.
At minimum five years of experience in managerial positions at international cooperation projects, field-based academic projects, and / or field-based public or private social investment projects.
Minimum of three years of experience conducting the evaluation of projects.
Skills or knowledge on project administration, economics, and team management.
Strong knowledge about the institutional framework of victims in Colombia.
Skills in or knowledge of project administration, economics, and team management.
Experience designing context and performance indicators.
Experience collecting quantitative and qualitative information.
Ability to study and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data.
Strong report writing skills.
Experience with USAID evaluations preferred.
Ability to work and manage teams remotely.
Intermediate or advanced knowledge of both written and oral Spanish and English required.
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