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Social Impact (SI) 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Leader, USAID Tuberculosis Local Organizations Network (TB-LON) Regions 1, 2 and 3 Midterm Performance Evaluation

Locations: Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Kano, Lagos, Nasarawa and Osun
Timeline: September 2022 – January 2023

Scope of Work

  • In Nigeria, SI supports Navanti to implement the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Support Activity which provides comprehensive MEL and Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) support to strengthen USAID/Nigeria’s results for increased learning and accountability and contribute to implementation of its Country Development Cooperation Strategy.

Project Objective

  • USAID/Nigeria has engaged the MEL Support Activity to conduct an external Midterm Performance Evaluation of a Tuberculosis – Local Organization Networks (TB-LON) Activity.
  • This Activity is a partnership of local stakeholders implementing locally generated solutions focusing on empowerment and accountability to improve TB services and leverage additional resources in Nigeria.
  • The activity is divided into 2 separate but similar awards that support 18 states and have been grouped into 3 regions as follows:
    • Organization:
      • KNCV:
        • Region 1: Bauchi, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Plateau, Taraba, Nasarawa.
        • Region 2: Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Benue, Cross River, Imo, Delta, Rivers
      • IHVN:
        • Region 3: Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Lagos.
  • The primary purpose of this mid-term performance evaluation is to improve the implementation and enhance the impacts of TB LON, and to provide feedback on its design and how this might be improved in future projects.
  • The evaluation will achieve this purpose by assessing the project’s design, its development hypothesis, its performance, its progress towards intended results, and TB LON’s contributions and position in the NTBLCP’s response to TB, and then recommending ways in which implementation can be enhanced.
  • The estimated start date will be September 19, 2022.
  • The evaluation is expected to last until January, 2023, and the estimated LOE will be 66 days, maximum.

Position Description

  • SI is seeking an International Team Leader who will be responsible for the overall management of the evaluation team’s effort and ensuring a rigorous and high-quality evaluation.
  • Under the technical leadership of the MEL Support Activity, The Team Leader will be working alongside three Nigerian team members.
  • The Team Leader will consult with and facilitate input from all team members throughout the duration of the evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • The Team Leader will oversee and lead on major evaluation activities, including the evaluation design, methodology development of instruments, data collection, synthesis of data, presentations, and preparation of final report with team contributions.
  • Provide leadership for the team and coordinate activities as necessary.
  • Coordinate with USAID/Nigeria.
  • Oversee the work plan and ensure all team members are contributing expertise and technical inputs.
  • Perform desk review and identify additional information required for analysis.
  • Schedule and interview key stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate team’s ongoing analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of the Inbrief and Out-brief to USAID/Nigeria and other stakeholders as requested.
  • Write the draft Evaluation report with support from the team members, taking into consideration feedback from the Out-brief presentation.
  • Respond to USAID comments on the draft report and prepare a final report.
  • Work collaboratively with team members throughout design, implementation, analysis, and report writing to complement each other’s areas of expertise.

Qualifications
The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Graduate Degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in evaluation design, methods, management, and implementation.
  • Previous experience serving as Team Leader on health-sector evaluations, assessments, and research studies. USAID evaluation experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in both qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. Gender and age group analysis skills preferred.
  • Technical expertise in TB and public health.
  • Background in USAID’s cross-cutting program priorities, such as gender equality and women’s empowerment, youth, etc.
  • Previous experience working in Africa.
  • Experience facilitating and providing leadership in collaborative and participatory evaluations with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • The ability to produce preliminary and final reports on time.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Candidates are reviewed on a rolling basis; early submission is recommended.
  • 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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