International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.
Assignment Title: Libya Election & Legislative Strengthening – Evaluation Team Leader
Department/Location: CCG/Tunisia (Remote-Work home working anywhere globally during Covid 19)
Technical Point of Contact: Deputy Chief of Party
Overview: USAID/Tunisia has requested that IBTCI’s Monitoring and Evaluation for Tunisia and Libya (METAL) project conduct an evaluation of its democracy and governance program in Libya, Libya Elections and Legislative Strengthening Activity (LELSA) in order to capture information on the diverse areas in which these programs were able to achieve real impact and promote meaningful change. USAID seeks to understand how these programs evolved, and to gain a better understanding of what activities were successful, how they succeeded and why they succeeded. Activities could focus on enhancing the public’s knowledge about elections and participation in the democratic process more broadly and should help prepare Libyans to interact with their elected officials and representatives.
The timing of the assignment will be determined by the project, and total LOE will be approximately 50 days. Task could include but not limited to:
Scope of Work:
• Provide overall leadership and oversight for the LELSA Evaluation.
• Conduct a Desk/Literature Review.
• Lead and conduct the Evaluation Work Plan, designing and verifying qualitative data collection. methods, and other relevant data collection and analytical techniques.
• Conduct an in-brief with key Mission staff, USAID focal points, and relevant stakeholders.
• Undertake remote semi-structured interviews with key stakeholders identified through the course of the evaluation.
• Conduct an out brief on initial findings and next steps for Mission leadership.
• Lead writing of the draft and final evaluation report, including development of findings and recommendations and presentations.
• Coordinate and collate contributions from team members.
• Serve as the main focal point of contact between USAID and the IBTCI home office.
• Other duties as assigned.
Serve in the above consultant capacity to support the IBTCI technical practices of Crisis, Conflict & Governance, Agriculture & Food Security & Economic, Education & Growth and Global Health and/or Business Development divisions.
- This position does not authorize/require the consultant to directly communicate with IBTCI clients.
- This position does not authorize/require the consultant to have decision making authority on final work product.
• Master’s Degree with 12 years of relevant work experience.
• Experience serving as team lead for designing, conducting, and managing evaluations.
• Demonstrated experience with governance and/or political process program evaluation experience in the Middle East/North Africa.
• Experience in ensuring integrity of the methodology, process, and comparability of evaluation findings.
• Strong familiarity in quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods.
• Experience in leading a multidisciplinary cross-cultural team.
Education: Master’s degree required in a relevant social sciences and other related field.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience with quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods, in capacity building in developing countries covering one or more of the following components: elections, constitution outreach, local governance, legislative bodies, justice work, youth issues, and civil society.
• Solid understanding of the political environment in Libya and the Middle East, including an understanding of Libyan history, tribal context, and recent political dynamics including the involvement of the United Nations.
• USAID programming experience is desirable.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile or conflict prone zones.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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