Evaluation Methodologist

3 weeks ago
Iraq
Type
Consultant

Overview

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 has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and donor agencies in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) across diverse sectors including health, education, economic growth, humanitarian assistance, stabilization and democracy & governance. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work. Respect and integrity are the basis of our core values.

IBTCI supports the Iraq Performance Management and Support Program (PMSP), focused on providing ongoing monitoring, verification, and evaluation support to USAID/Iraq. PMSP delivers timely qualitative, quantitative, and analytical information that assists USAID in meeting the agency’s short, medium, and long term monitoring and evaluation objectives in Iraq.


As part of PMSP, IBTCI seeks candidates for an Evaluation Methodologist for a Final Performance Evaluation of an Iraq governance strengthening project. The Evaluation Methodologist will form part of a Baghdad-based multi-disciplinary team.

 

This position is based in Baghdad, Iraq. The final evaluation will run from approximately October 2017-March 2018.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead the design of the sampling frame.
  • Work closely with local data collection firm to ensure data quality.
  • Work closely with the Subject Matter Specialist to analzse qualitative data from Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and Key Informant Interviews (KIIs).

Qualifications

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated, extensive knowledge in planning and conducting mixed-methods evaluations.
  • Proved experience in data quality assurance.
  • Experience with governance programming in fragile/conflict zones.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Background in statistical analysis and experience working with qualitative and quantitative data required.
  • Experience designing sampling frames.
  • Oral and written fluency in arabic required.
  • Previous experience with commuunity-based programming in fragile/conflict areas.


Education:. Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Computer Science, International Affairs or related field.

Working Environment:. Work is typically performed in an office environment and in the field.

 

Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

 

Supervisory ResponsibilityNone.

 

Travel:  International travel may be required.

  

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

 

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

 

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