Ongoning USAID Ghana Social Impact Recruitment 2020 : Application Procedures

Social Impact (SI) is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Monitoring & Evaluation Support Project (MESP). Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm, That provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. Social Impact (SI) operates across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997, we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Social Impact (SI) is recruiting for a total of three administrative positions namely: Recruitment Of Senior Evaluation Lead – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact, Recruitment Of Senior Collaborating, Adapting and Learning Lead – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact, Recruitment Of Chief of Party – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact

 

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1. Recruitment Of Senior Evaluation Lead – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact

 

SI is seeking a full-time Senior Evaluation Lead who will be responsible for the overall management and functioning of all evaluation, assessment, survey, and special study tasks, as well as related cross-cutting tasks under this activity. This position will be based in Ghana. The Evaluation Lead will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee evaluation, analyses, and assessments throughout the life of the activity, including data collection, design of evaluation methodologies and participatory data collection methods and protocols, as well as data quality verification techniques.
  • Responsible for the design, quality, and final deliverables of all evaluations reports and any evaluations, assessments, surveys, and studies including the testing of the development hypotheses, where feasible. This will include the design of the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations.
  • Ensure that short- and long-term evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on the overall Evaluation effort, and in conjunction with the Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) Lead, help support the Mission’s IPs as learning and adaptive partners for all USAID’s assistance efforts in Ghana.
  • Work with Chief of Party (COP), Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead, and Senior CLA Lead, ensuring that evaluation information is shared and fully utilized through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation and improve upon and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in-country.
  • Support the USAID/Ghana’s staff in accessing strategic learning tools, as well as in providing guidance and support to the activity’s evaluation services component including but not limited to knowledge mobilization and knowledge management mechanisms.
  • Provide support, leadership, and technical expertise to overall management of the activity to ensure that the activity meets all its performance and reporting requirements.
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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, and a minimum of seven years professional work experience in the design, management, and implementation of evaluations including impact and performance, analyses, and assessments.
  • Proven skills in evaluation design, methods, quantitative, and qualitative methodologies and analysis.
  • Excellent quantitative data analysis skills including good command of statistics, sampling methodologies, and statistical analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, among others.
  • Excellent qualitative data analysis skills including command of at least one coding software/program for qualitative data (Dedoose, NVivo, AtlasTi, etc.).
  • Extensive experience drafting and finalizing evaluation reports.
  • Experience providing training and mentoring for groups of various sizes and one-on-one on evaluation- related subjects.
  • Previous experience supporting USAID-funded contracts desired.
  • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

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Application Procedures : How To Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons should visit the : Official USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment Recruitment Portal
  2. Then read through the job offer
  3. Afterwards click on the apply for this position button
  4. Then fill the USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment form
  5. Then click on the submit button to submit

 

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2. Recruitment Of Senior Collaborating, Adapting and Learning Lead – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact

 

SI is seeking a full-time Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) Lead who will support learning, knowledge management, and adaptive programming activities under the anticipated MESP contract. This position will be based in Ghana. The CLA Lead will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate strong collaboration, learning, and adaptive management practices in USAID/Ghana and the Government of Ghana (GOG) business processes and throughout the program cycle.
  • Foster strong, collaborative relationships with key Mission stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, assist in identifying and responding to key learning issues, and coordinate efforts amongst implementing partners (IPs) working in common Development Objectives (DOs).
  • Support the development and implementation of a learning plan for the Government of Ghana, the Mission Community of Practice and Implementing Partners that outlines key learning questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels.
  • Support strategic communications, including producing publications and organizing public events with partners and other stakeholders.
  • Support business process re-engineering, including assisting in negotiating change management around monitoring, evaluation, and learning related issues.
  • Support facilitation, including facilitating processes and workshops; facilitating learning, collaboration, and coordination among implementing partners and other collaborators with the greatest impact on results; producing reflections on the implications of new learning; developing product plans for adapting programs accordingly; establishing a network of key stakeholders and organize periodic, appropriate opportunities for USAID and GOG to interact with them based on strategy implementation and evidence-based experience.
  • Support the Government of Ghana and USAID/Ghana’s CLA Community of Practice.
  • Work with Chief of Party (COP), Evaluation Lead, and Monitoring Lead, ensuring that monitoring and evaluation information is shared and fully utilized through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation and improve upon and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in-country.
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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in field related to organizational learning or development assistance such as public, business, or development administration; knowledge management; political science; economics or development studies.
  • Minimum of seven years of demonstrated experience in strategic planning; monitoring and evaluation; project design; facilitation of learning; and knowledge management, including experience in applying learning to improve international development programs and systems change for adaptive management of development organizations or agencies.
  • Previous experience working with the Government of Ghana and supporting USAID-funded contracts required.
  • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience working in Africa is highly desired.

 

 

Application Procedures : How To Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons should visit the : Official USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment Recruitment Portal
  2. Then read through the job offer
  3. Afterwards click on the apply for this position button
  4. Then fill the USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment form
  5. Then click on the submit button to submit

 

 

3. Recruitment Of Chief of Party – USAID Ghana MESP Social Impact

 

SI is seeking a qualified Chief of Party (COP) to lead this anticipated five-year activity. S/he will be responsible for overall activity management, quality and timeliness of deliverables, external representation, and coordination with USAID Contracting Officer Representative (COR). The COP is responsible for establishing an office in-country, recruiting core staff, and establishing a network of qualified professionals to serve as short term technical advisors to support this activity. The COP provides strategic vision for managing the Components and Tasks of this activity and will oversee activity tasks to ensure quality work and compliance with contractual obligations and results. The COP is responsible for the quality and performance of work that is sub-contracted to other partners. The COP will be full-time for the duration of the activity and will be based in Accra, Ghana.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as SI’s primary point of contact in Ghana and be responsible for the activities of all long and short-term personnel.
  • Receive technical direction from the USAID/Ghana’s COR and receive support from SI Headquarters Management Team.
  • Meet with USAID on a regular basis and represent the activity before USAID/Ghana, Government of Ghana (GOG), implementing partners (IPs), and other stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and community groups for smooth implementation.
  • Mentor, support, and supervise activity staff and directly manage consultants.
  • Facilitate the development of quarterly and annual activity work plans and budgets, and ensure the timely submission and quality of all activity reports, materials, and publications, compliant with the contract agreement.
  • Ensure necessary program planning, development, resource availability, and management activities function smoothly and efficiently.
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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in international development, strategic planning, project design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation methodologies, or a related field.
  • Minimum ten years of experience managing monitoring and evaluating international development projects.
  • Prior experience as Chief of Party on USAID-funded contracts and contracting agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams and/or managing an office with a diverse (and at times, remote) staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in performance monitoring, tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics.
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluation methodology, statistical analysis, experimental design, and/or data collection and analysis.
  • Experience working with a diverse group of stakeholders, including donor/development organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, and project participants.
  • Experience building organizational capacity in monitoring and evaluation and/or training individuals in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS), in particular the 200 series, and knowledge of development trends required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English required.
  • Experience working in Africa is highly desired.
  • Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

 

 

Application Procedures : How To Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons should visit the : Official USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment Recruitment Portal
  2. Then read through the job offer
  3. Afterwards click on the apply for this position button
  4. Then fill the USAID MESP Social Impact Recruitment form
  5. Then click on the submit button to submit

 

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