The Jordan Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Activity (MELA) is seeking an Assessment Specialist for a two-component, targeted assessment of the current and potential future economic benefits of two municipal economic development (LED) interventions implemented by the Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative, and Effective Solutions (USAID/CITIES). The interventions include creating detailed maps of Jordan’s municipalities support of a nationwide Street Naming a Building Numbering (SNBN) project that is currently being piloted in several municipalities. The interventions also include support to municipalities and governorates for LED initiatives. The initiatives include, but are not limited to, municipal public financial management technical assistance, governorate and municipal development planning, feasibility studies, master economic development planning, and small projects support.
The anticipated period of performance for the assessment is May to September 2020 (field work may be delayed because of Covid19). The position is available immediately once granted USAID approval.