Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a woman-owned business based in the U.S. that emphasizes quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services in the development context. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.
Social Solutions leads the Coordinating Implementation Research to Communicate Learning and Evidence (CIRCLE) Project, which will implement a four-year Developmental Evaluation (DE) of USAID Boresha Afya Project in Tanzania. The Boresha Afya project aims to support the Government of Tanzania to increase access to high quality, comprehensive, and integrated health services, particularly for women and youth. The project is implemented in three zones of Tanzania, namely Lake/Western Zone, North/Central Zone, and Southern Zone.
Developmental Evaluation practice involves (1) embedding an evaluation team with project implementers, (2) providing real-time feedback to intended evaluation users, (3) using systems- and complexity thinking, and (4) supporting inclusive learning and timely decision making for program improvement toward meeting its objectives. Flexible evaluation design along with strong stakeholder engagement and knowledge management are essentials to the success of DE.
The CIRCLE Project seeks three experienced Zonal Developmental Evaluators for coordinating and implementing the DE activities in the respective Boresha Afya project zones. The primary responsibilities include implementing data collection and analysis activities per the DE design, providing continuous feedback to intended evaluation users to support timely decision making, and tracking learning and adaptation milestones in the project.
Zonal Developmental Evaluator will be embedded with Boresha Afya partners in Lake/Western Zone (Mara). The specific location within Zone may change based on emerging evaluation priorities. Candidates’ flexibility regarding site for embedding is highly desired. Zonal Developmental Evaluators can expect up to 30-50% time for domestic travel, primarily within the respective zone, but also to include Dar es Salaam and other locations.
How to apply:
Interested and qualified applicants should submit by December 13, 2018 the following materials: (1) a one-page cover letter indicating interest and fit for the position; and (2) a résumé or CV, including 2-3 references. Please apply to this position online at www.socialsolutions.biz . Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.