Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - Analysis at the International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)

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 several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment & economic development and crisis, conflict & governance.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist - Analysis


Position Description

  • IBTCI is currently seeking a Senior M&E Specialist for Analysis to support the implementation of a 48 month contract to provide Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning services to USAID/Nigeria.
  • This Contract will provide continuous, on- the-ground, on-demand and systematic support to USAID and its partners on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, organizational learning, capacity building and knowledge management.
  • This contract will create the conditions to enable USAID/Nigeria to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development organization, by creating a learning and adaptation strategy, and ensuring continued alignment among all Mission activities within the objectives outlined in the CDCS.
  • This contract will result in strengthened Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems at USAID/Nigeria and enhanced M&E capacity of local entities to improve accountability and the increased use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting.
  • This position is contingent upon award.
The responsibilities of the Senior M&E Specialist - Analysis include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Oversee the enhancement of the performance reporting system
  • Lead the design and application of econometric methodologies in all aspects of the monitoring and evaluation program
  • Lead the application of econometric or other quantitative approaches to the Mission’s data gathering and analyses for assessments, evaluations, baselines, data quality assessments and other M&E data gathering efforts
  • Provide key expertise in the design and analysis of results which will be a core aspect of the Mission’s Collaboration, Learning and Adapting component
  • Build capacity in these areas of responsibility in the Mission and its implementing partners
  • Participate on teams as a qualitative researcher.
  • A minimum of a Master's Degree in Development, Economics, Knowledge Management or related fields.
Desired Experience:
  • Progressively responsible professional experience in monitoring and evaluation with monitoring and evaluation activities within complex international development contexts in the areas of Health, Democracy, Governance and Conflict, Economic Growth, Education and/or agricultural development
  • Excellent team work, inter-personal, verbal and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to conduct field work in areas with hardship conditions, in remote areas, for extended periods of time
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Strong quantitative, analytical background in cost-benefit analysis, econometric methodologies, or statistical systems
Application Closing Date
7th April, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications

Note: No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.