Economics & Evaluation Specialist

Job Information

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    Category West Africa Jobs
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    Posted On Jul 3 ,2020
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name Palladium International
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Job Description

  • Manage and oversee a portfolio of evaluation projects conducted by contractors, working with internal & external partners, including providing support for research design, developing data collection tools, carrying out quantitative and qualitative data collection, analyzing findings, and writing and reviewing reports.
  • Work with AgDiv Outcome Leads and the M&E team to develop and implement M&E plans for major project interventions to support risk monitoring, learning, and impact evaluation.
  • Conduct economic and policy analysis to inform project strategy and program design.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis of key project interventions.
  • Contribute to project strategy and planning, including managing the development of the Annual Work Plan, supporting AgDiv staff to develop short-term work plans, and contributing to proposal drafting.
  • Contribute to capacity building within AgDiv, including conducting trainings in M&E and other skills.
  • Support project performance management, including conducting an annual review and revision of USAID performance targets, and supporting the performance evaluation activities undertaken by AgDiv’s independent evaluator.
  • Support project communications and dissemination of lessons learned by contributing to reports and press releases, developing papers for publication, or presenting at conferences, workshops, or webinars.
  • Coordinate with research and evaluation partners such as the USAID Innovation Labs, World Bank and other organizations and experts in Malawi.