Social Solutions

Evaluation Lead- Nepal

Job Locations NP
ID
2020-1512
# of Openings
1

Overview

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions), is a Hispanic- and woman-owned consulting firm dedicated to the creation of solutions to improve the health and well-being of underserved populations worldwide. Since 2005, we have worked in more than 70 countries to provide quality monitoring and evaluation; training and technical assistance; program development and implementation; and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization and were named the top USAID women-led business partner in 2018.

Overview of the Position

Social Solutions International, Inc. seeks an Evaluation Lead for the anticipated USAID-funded Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (Nepal MEL) Activity in Nepal. The Nepal MEL Activity will support USAID/Nepal Mission and is expected to focus on the provision of technical and advisory services in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating, and learning from monitoring and evaluation of the Mission’s portfolios, in order to improve the achievement and sustainability of USAID’s development outcomes.

This mechanism will provide the Mission with a set of performance and impact evaluations for varied activities which contribute to the Nepal Country Development Cooperation Strategies (CDCS), thematic regional assessments and studies, and learning activities that have supported Mission programming. This position will be full-time and based in Nepal.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) and other USAID technical staff to develop the necessary methodologies to meet the deliverables required in the SOWs for evaluation tasks.
  • Manage the subcontractors to assure performance to task requirements and timelines and development of quality deliverables.
  • Provide technical and editorial feedback on internal and external deliverables for studies.
  • Provide technical inputs in designing surveys, assessments, and evaluations (performance and impact)
  • Oversee conduct of evaluations, studies, assessments, and surveys to assess the status and impact of USAID s activities
  • Document lessons from evaluations and incorporated in the MEL Activity s progress reports.
  • Foster knowledge sharing and disseminate evaluation findings and lessons to increase awareness and knowledge.
  • Supervise monitoring and evaluation staff.
  • Liaise with Mission staff, Implementing Partners, Government of Nepal and NGO stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in a field relevant to monitoring and evaluation or international development (e. g., economics, public policy, international relations, statistics, political science, health, education, agriculture, etc.).
  • At least 10 years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation of international development programs
  • At least 3 years of experience serving as the team lead for evaluations
  • Experience guiding recruitment and hiring of consultants related to M&E work.
  • Experience leading the development of evaluation scopes of work (SOWs)
  • Significant experience in qualitative and/or quantitative analysis, data collection, and reporting
  • Knowledge of USAID evaluation policies and regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Nepali; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Equal Employer

Social Solutions International offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.socialsolutions.biz.

 

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.

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