Resiliency M&E Consultant, Development Outreach and
Communications Services, Program Support for USAID/Kenya East
The purpose of the contract is to support the Mission to obtain anecdotal, quantitative, and qualitative evidence of the effects of its projects on the lives of individual beneficiaries. In addition, the qualitative evidence collected must be substantiated with quantitative data and packaged to reach the intended target audiences. Communication activities are focused on strategic Intermediate Results (IR) and Development Objective (DO) level results for all three operating units and the content provided will be used across a range of media and to communicate to a range of audience.
The consultant will work on selecting, consolidating, and analyzing indicator data provided from the USAID Horn of Africa Resilience Network (HoRN) Program, a program that supports USAID’s mission to end extreme poverty and promote resilient and democratic societies, in order to consolidate and show progress in building resilience across the region. These will eventually be consolidated into an annual report that will tell a richer narrative about USAID’s progress in building resilience in the Horn of Africa.
- Review annual reports of resilience activities.
- Identify data from the annual reports which can populate the HoRN PMP for 2015/6 and which correspond with the HoRN output indicators.
- Identify other outcome and output indicators found in individual activity annual reports that represent good resilience measurements but which are not indicators found in the PMP.
- Provide comments on the reliability of data provided.
- Provide key narratives about regional impact from the data.
- Prepare a final report and presentation for HoRN partners.
- A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, preferably a significant amount of the time in East Africa in relation to development efforts involving any of the following areas: agriculture, conflict resolution, governance, health, water and sanitation.
- Experience in Kenya and/or the horn of Africa.
- A master’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Public Administration, or International Development or related field.
- Experience working with USAID projects preferred.
- Excellent oral and written communication and presentations skills in English.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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