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Evaluation Specialist, Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Contract

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Management Systems International (MSI)
Location: Islamabad
Last Date: September 20, 2011
Email:  (Reference: DevNetJobs.org)

Evaluation Specialist, Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Contract, Islamabad


Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. In 2008, MSI joined Coffey International, Ltd., becoming part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.
For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msi-pak.com.


Project Summary:
In June 2011, MSI was awarded the Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Contract (IMEC). On IMEC, MSI will provide verification, monitoring and evaluation, reporting throughout Pakistan, and across all projects that USAID is supporting. The goal is to assess whether USAID resources are well-spent and achieving desired results and to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in the administration of programs, regardless of the implementation mechanism.

Position Summary:
Evaluation Specialist works in evaluation unit within IMEC that will monitor all USAID-supported projects in Pakistan.

** Please note that this is a local position. Only local citizens are eligible to apply.**


Responsibilities:

Report to Senior Program Advisor for Evaluation;
Participate in evaluations and special studies as a team member;
Contribute to annual or thematic synthesis reports prepared by the Evaluation Unit;
Provide inputs in the process of surveys conducted by the Survey Unit;
Assist in the work planning and budgeting of the Evaluation Unit;
Participate as a resource person in capacity development for monitoring and evaluation; and
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Program Advisor and Chief of Party

Qualifications:
Advanced degree in economics, statistics, business or public administration, public policy or the social sciences;
Significant experience in the field of development, including monitoring and evaluation (M&E) assignments;
Superior analytical and writing skills, as evidenced by at least one report or note;
Working knowledge of quantitative methods, as evidenced by academic training or professional reports;
Demonstrated ability to articulate results frameworks acceptable to international organizations;
Demonstrated ability to write M&E reports for donor-assisted projects;
Fluency in both English and Urdu; and
Should be proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

To apply, please visit our website:
http://www.msi-pak.com
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