Job Title: Evaluation Team Leader
Reports To: Home Office Project Director
Type: Regular, Full-Time
Classification: This is an exempt-level, managerial position and is not eligible for overtime pay.
IBTCI is currently seeking an Evaluation Team Leader for the anticipated USAID/Cambodia Mid-term Performance Evaluation of the Cambodia Malaria Elimination Project (CMEP). This will be a Key Personnel position based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The total estimated time required for the evaluation is 40 days, over an approximate period of 4 months. The award is expected to be granted at the end of February and work to start in March 2020. The purpose of this mid-term performance evaluation is to assess activity implementation performance to date, identify key bottlenecks and constraints, and make actionable recommendations for improvements needed to meet the activity’s intended objectives. Findings from the evaluation will be used to provide feedback to USAID/Cambodia, the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), the national malaria program, partners, and relevant stakeholders on the successes of the activity, areas for improvement, and any course corrections required for the remainder of the project. S/he will lead the evaluation team to design the evaluation, develop the evaluation plan, interact with USAID/Cambodia and stakeholders, implement the evaluation, including qualitative data collection and analysis, and handle and submit all required deliverables. The Evaluation Team Leader must have experience in gender analysis in order to ensure integration of gender in responding to each evaluation question as appropriate.
*Note: This is a position for a proposal and is contingent upon award.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Overseeing all aspects of the evaluation and any special study activities
- Planning, budgeting and monitoring expenses for each assigned activity
- Identifying appropriate staffing levels and ensuring team work occurs
- Securing and orienting appropriate qualified staff as required
- Providing relevant technical and managerial guidance
- Leading consultations with relevant USAID/Cambodia staff, government and CNM, and collaborating partners
- Identifying, executing and overseeing all appropriately agreed upon methodology, field work, research, reporting and deliverables.
- Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of international best practices on project and evaluation design, implementation, and learning, as well as excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills.
- Experience leading the design, implementation, analysis and reporting for a performance evaluation is preferred.
- Evidence of advanced evaluation design and statistical analysis, and fluency with a statistical software package.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting institutional-, health facility- and population-based inquiries, assessments and surveys, including using appropriate methodologies (e.g., quasi-experimental designs).
- The capacity to manage activities in a multi-cultural environment and in providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise and adopt solutions.
- Minimum of 8 years of experience in public health, which includes experience in implementation of malaria programs, with a Ph.D., or 10 years of experience with a JD/ABD, or 12 years of experience with a MS/MA.
- Demonstrated experience leading health sector project/program evaluation/assessments, utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods.
- Demonstrated experience in public health and malaria programming, program design, and program evaluation.
- Demonstrated skills in planning, facilitation, and consensus building.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience successfully interacting with host government officials, civil society partners, and other stakeholders.
- Demonstrated skills in project management.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to keep to a timeline.
- Proficiency in written and spoken English is required, with demonstrated report writing experience.
- Experience working in Asia and/or Southeast Asia is required, and experience in Cambodia is highly desirable.
- Familiarity with USAID policies and practices
- Evaluation Policy
- Results Frameworks
- Performance monitoring plans
Education: Post-graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, or another relevant field.
Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment, but will require field travel.
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 may have supervisory responsibilities.
Travel: This position is based in Cambodia and will require travel throughout the country.
No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.
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