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  • More effective public administration in Iraq. Enhanced roles for women in conflict-affected areas in Colombia. Decreased child labor and more children in schools in Morocco. Fairer oral trials in Mexico. Stronger organizations to address HIV/AIDS prevention in Zambia. We are always driving toward results. For the last 30 years, MSI has helped to deliver development results across the developing world. We care deeply about the global issues we tackle. Our projects drive governments and organizations toward better results, helping the people they serve to live better lives. We work in partnership. We are proud to have worked with USAID, the private sector, local organization partners, universities and foundations to create solutions to global needs. We collaborate with our partners in some of the most challenging political and economic climates in the world. We are defined by our staff. They are global citizens. We hail from 20 countries, speak more than two dozen languages and have a grounded feel for the places in which we work. We believe in sustainability. Today, we work hand in hand with local partners, including local, regional and national governments, media and civil society organizations, in South Sudan, Pakistan and Afghanistan and more to provide the tools and know-how to sustain the reforms long after we depart. Our staff are development experts. We possess a core group of development experts in the fields of monitoring and evaluation, public sector reform, governance and anti-corruption who forge close relationships with our clients and partners to achieve the most effective development outcomes. More than 80 percent of MSI’s core technical work is performed by a group of 100 in-house professionals. We’ve expanded our global reach. In 2016, Tetra Tech acquired MSI – expanding our technical expertise and offering to a broader global market. We focus on the outcomes. Our innovative tools and methodologies build capacity and ensure sustainability – all with a focus on development effectiveness. We see the future. Ultimately, we aspire to create a poverty-free world in which governance and rule of law are the basis for a better life.
     

    Senior Investigator/Organizational Development Specialist, Performance Evaluation of the Common Market for East and Southern

     

    Project Summary: 
    MSI will evaluate the effectiveness and sustainability of USAID/Kenya and East Africa-funded Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) activities under the Integrated Partnership Assistance Agreement (IPAA) between USAID and COMESA. As the IPAA is expected to end on September 30, 2018, this evaluation will be used to determine lessons learned and guide potential future activities with COMESA.

    USAID-funded COMESA activities focus on advancing regional policy agendas specific to agriculture and trade. This includes regional seed trade, the harmonization of regional policies, Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) issues, African Growth Opportunity Act activities, border post dispute resolution initiatives, and additional agricultural inputs policy reforms. Other program activities include programs and policies to increase access to markets and facilitate regional and international trade, increased private sector investment, gender, biotechnology, clean energy, statistics and activity monitoring. The primary objective of the IPAA with COMESA is increased regional economic growth, integration, and stability in the COMESA region.

    Position Summary:
    The Senior Investigator will work alongside the research team and Team Leader to design and conduct the evaluation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Together with the Team Leader, finalize the evaluation methodology and develop the data collection strategy, instruments and protocols
    • Assist with direct data collection and compilation
    • Conduct high-quality data analysis

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field of study
    • Minimum of six years of experience in collectively
      • Regional integration
      • Policy Development
      • Regional development related work

    Evaluation Team Leader and Lead Investigator, Performance

     

    Project Summary: 
    MSI will evaluate the effectiveness and sustainability of USAID/Kenya and East Africa-funded Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) activities under the Integrated Partnership Assistance Agreement (IPAA) between USAID and COMESA. As the IPAA is expected to end on September 30, 2018, this evaluation will be used to determine lessons learned and guide potential future activities with COMESA.

    USAID-funded COMESA activities focus on advancing regional policy agendas specific to agriculture and trade. This includes regional seed trade, the harmonization of regional policies, Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) issues, African Growth Opportunity Act activities, border post dispute resolution initiatives, and additional agricultural inputs policy reforms. Other program activities include programs and policies to increase access to markets and facilitate regional and international trade, increased private sector investment, gender, biotechnology, clean energy, statistics and activity monitoring. The primary objective of the IPAA with COMESA is increased regional economic growth, integration, and stability in the COMESA region.

    Position Summary:
    The Team Leader is responsible for the overall management of the evaluation team and the final products.

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate evaluation activities and ensure the production and completion of an evaluation report in conformance with this scope of work and timelines
    • Ensure high quality analysis, writing quality and report integration
    • Provide quality assurance and guarantee timeliness of all deliverables
    • Prepare the final evaluation report, in addition to all other Task Order deliverables

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in any relevant field of study
    • Minimum of six years of experience in carrying out and leading evaluation teams
    • Evaluation experience in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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