Local Senior Evaluation Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 104
Date Posted:Mar 22, 2011
Reference:2049
Closing Date:Apr 20, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:M & E
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Management Systems International (MSI):

Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.

Job Summary:

Project Summary:
MSI is currently looking for a local evaluation officer to assist with a large and complex evaluation of multiple grants awarded to non-governmental organizations in Afghanistan. The project will quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate and analyze a wide range of educational and cultural grants based on their success and their impact on Afghan individuals and society.

**This is a local position. Only Afghan nationals are eligible to apply.**

Position Summary:
The Local Senior Evaluation Officer position will be a senior-level position reporting directly to the Team Leader. Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Senior Evaluation Officer will be responsible for helping to design, implement, and manage outcome evaluations. The Senior Evaluation Officer will work with other team members to design data collection instruments, and collect, analyze, and report data for each evaluation. The Senior Evaluation Officer will also supervise evaluation teams and Afghan partners. The position will be based in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
• Assist with evaluation design of each grant within the program portfolio;
• Develop and translate data collection protocols;
• Coordinate evaluation teams;
• Oversee field logistics and local Afghan partners;
• Collect qualitative data;
• Analyze qualitative and quantitative data;
• Participate in or lead the completion of evaluation reports;
• Supervise translation of evaluation data;
• Assist with management reports.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in social science, development, or related field;
• 5+ years of experience in the field of performance measurement and evaluation for social development activities;
• Previous experience with social science research;
• Familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative data collection;
• Previous management experience;
• Fluency in Dari and/or Pashto required;
• Good working knowledge of English;
• Ability to travel and work throughout Afghanistan.

Job Keywords:

monitoring and evaluation
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