Evaluation Expert, Evaluations of USAID/Power Africa Projects, Remote

  • Contract
  • remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Social Impact

4 Evaluation Experts, Evaluations of USAID/Power Africa Projects, Remote

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is pursuing a five-month contract to evaluate four USAID/South Africa-funded projects. These evaluations will help Power Africa meet Agency requirements, make improved informed strategic and management decisions around program implementation, and advance Agency learning. The projects that will be evaluated are:

  • USAID East Africa Energy Program (EAEP)
  • USAID Nigeria Power Sector Program (NPSP)
  • USAID Power Africa Off-Grid Project (PAOP)
  • USAID West Africa Energy Program (WAEP)

Position Description: SI is seeking four consultants to serve as Evaluation Specialists, respectively on each of the four evaluations. The Evaluation Specialists will support the evaluation design development, tool and methods selection, remote data collection activities, and written report.

SI will conduct all four evaluations remotely and no travel to the programs’ place of performance is required.

The consultancies will be a set number of days over the five-month period of performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Support in the evaluation design, tools and methods development, and analysis of evaluation data.
  • Participate in remote data collection activities.
  • Contribute to the evaluation report, findings, and analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant subject area.
  • At least eight years of experience conducting or supporting evaluations and/or assessments of programming. Experience evaluating energy sector programs and projects preferred.
  • Experience supporting or leading evaluations of projects funded by USAID.
  • Knowledge and understanding of evaluation methods preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Fluent in oral and written English; proficiency in local languages appropriate to the region/country of the project is an advantage.
  • Research experience is required. Focus on energy sector in Sub Saharan Africa preferred.
  • Experience in specific regions/countries in Africa associated with the respective project is an advantage.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com.

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

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Closing date: 9/2/2022