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(Junior) Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Uganda, Zambia
Organization: Center for Evaluation and Development
Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

The Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) is looking for a (Junior) Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to join its team of impact evaluators and support one of its international offices (Pakistan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia or Burkina Faso).

With a strong focus on quantitative impact evaluations, we are one of the leading research centers in the areas of poverty reduction, microfinance, health insurance, education, humanitarian assistance, and nutrition in Germany. This position would be based in one of our international offices: Islamabad (Pakistan), Kampala (Uganda), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Lusaka (Zambia), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), and may include travel to research project sites in other project countries. You may apply to any one of the offices listed above.

Our vision is to improve the lives of the poor and the vulnerable by making development interventions more effective. C4ED currently conducts projects all over the world and maintains research relationships with 3ie, IFAD, ILO, IPA, GCF, J-PAL, the World Bank, and UNICEF to name just a few of our cooperation partners.

The position involves the following tasks:

  • Contributing to experimental or quasi-experimental impact evaluation studies as well as monitoring projects
  • Statistical analysis and report-writing
  • Provide capacity building
  • Conduct and oversee large-scale data collections (incl. high-frequency data quality checks)
  • Ensure project deliverables are prepared on time and are of high quality
  • Closely cooperating with local partners
  • Set-up monitoring systems
  • Project management
  • Involvement in the preparation of project and grant applications

Your profile:

  • You hold a PhD, or will soon defend your PhD in Economics, Econometrics or Statistics. Holding a Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics or Social Sciences and having 5 years of relevant working experience is considered equivalent. More experienced candidates will be considered for a position as Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
  • You have very good knowledge of impact evaluation methods:

  • Experimental and non-experimental methods

  • Very good Stata knowledge: Knowledge of R or other statistical languages would be desirable

  • Extensive experience in conducting CAPI, household and other surveys

  • Experience in other M&E methods (e.g. program evaluations, monitoring systems) and survey methods would be considered a plus.

  • You have analysed large-scale survey data, applying methods of causal inference.

  • Extensive experience in conducting CAPI, household and other surveys

  • Experience in topics related to climate change adaptation or mitigation would be a plus.

  • Preferably, you have already gained field experience and are eager to supervise large-scale household surveys in Africa and Asia.

  • Skills in qualitative data collection and mixed method analysis would be a plus.

  • An excellent command of English is a must; French, Spanish, German and/or Russian would be a plus.

  • Very good teamwork skills and experience with working in multidisciplinary teams as well as with a wide range of individuals from researchers to donors and local partners

  • Very good coordination skills, orientation to detail, multi-tasking, and ability to work under short deadlines

You will work within a growing, supportive team of experienced international researchers. The role offers a good opportunity to apply your expertise in research methodology and project management.

How to apply:

We look forward to receiving your application, which should include as attachments to the online form:

· CV

· A cover letter in English, indicating which office you are applying to work in

· A copy of your university’s transcripts and/or certificates, reference letters

· An example of written work in English.

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2022. We will review applications on a rolling basis.

For further information, please contact Tanja Topuzoglu (jobs@c4ed.org). Please submit your application exclusively using the questionnaire that you will find under the following link http://careers.c4ed.org and mention the reference J2201ME.

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