|Date Posted:||Jul 4, 2017|
|Closing Date:||Jul 9, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Functional Area:||M & E|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Afghanistan SUPPORT-II Project:
SUPPORT directly assists USAID/Afghanistan Program and Projects Development Office (PPDO) with information management services and provides the PPDO and USAID/Afghanistan with a number of key services, including information management and reporting products and performance monitoring plans and related activities. SUPPORT is seeking well qualified Afghan candidates for a newly established field monitoring unit which will provide periodic reviews of specific activities on behalf of USAID/Afghanistan.
SUPPORT-II is tasked with an ex post performance evaluation of USAID’s New Development Partnership (NDP). The objective of NDP is to incentivize the Government of Afghanistan (GoA) to achieve agreed upon development results in the areas of Fiscal Sustainability, Governance, Poverty Reduction, and Stability. The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of NDP and options for improving USAID/Afghanistan’s approach to incentivizing development results through a potential follow-on to NDP.
As per the statement of work for the assignment, SUPPORT II is hiring 2 Evaluation Specialists to join the evaluation team which will also include a Team Leader and Sr. Technical Specialist. The Evaluation Specialists will have a strong background in evaluation.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1) The Evaluation Specialist will take part in the document review which will require the evaluation team members to review documents throughout the evaluation process including program reports, relevant studies and evaluations and other project documents to ensure that comprehensive and grounded best practices will be identified.
2) He/she will conduct or take part in key informant interviews during which the team will conduct one-on-one interviews with a variety of stakeholders involved with the NDP implementation.
3) He/she might be tasked with some logistical, clerical and translation support for the team.
4) Any other tasks assigned by the team leader.
A bachelors’ degree in a relevant discipline is required.
The Evaluation Specialist will have a minimum of five years of experience with performance evaluations.
Experience with GoA and/or USAID strongly preferred.
Excellent communications skills in English and Dari, both written and oral, are required.