Social Impact

Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation Expert

Social Impact

Job Description

Social Impact is a Global Development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity Building Services to advance development effectiveness. We work 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.

Proposal Objective:

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is planning to release a Request for Task Order Proposals (RFTOP) for the MCC Togo Threshold Program Information Communication Technology Project Evaluation under the MCC M&E Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) mechanism. The MCC Togo ICT Project entered into force in November 2020 and aims to improve access to high-quality, reasonably priced ICT services in Togo through:
  • Increased competition among ICT service providers in the sector.
  • Effective and independent regulation.
  • Targeted investments and incentives where necessary to increase services in otherwise unprofitable areas.
  • Support for greater ICT utilization.
Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation Expert for the MCC Togo Threshold Program Information Communication Technology Project Evaluation. In collaboration with the Evaluation Team Lead, the Evaluation Expert will contribute to the performance evaluation Design, participate in instrument design, oversee Data Collection efforts, and conduct qualitative and quantitative data Analysis and report writing. Please note that this is a part-time consultancy position throughout the life of the assignment and is contingent on proposal award.

Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Togolese citizenship will be considered. Responsibilities:

  • Assess appropriate and feasible qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies.
  • Conduct evaluation using qualitative and quantitative methods, assessing methodologies to ensure appropriateness and feasibility.
  • Participate in the development of qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments and develop and refine research questions.
  • Conduct a desk review of relevant documentation.
  • Participate in and/or lead interviews with selected stakeholders.
  • Systematically analyze qualitative and quantitative data using an agreed-to analysis approach.
  • Contribute to the final report and report revisions.
  • Ensure quality work in all deliverables, implementing SI quality assurance processes.
  • Work closely with SI personnel and communicate in a timely and effective manner with all project personnel.
Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in a social science (Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Public Administration or Policy, Political Science) or another relevant field.
  • At least 8 years of experience conducting rigorous performance evaluations using quantitative and qualitative methods as well as triangulating data from various sources.
  • Extensive experience designing qualitative research protocols or questionnaires and overseeing data collection.
  • Experience conducting evaluations in the ICT sector highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting qualitative and quantitative Data Analysis.
  • Proficiency with a qualitative analysis package (ATLAS.ti, NUD*IST, Code-A-Text, Ethnograph, AnSWR, NVivo, or other).
  • Proficiency with a quantitative analysis package (STATA, SPSS, R, or other).
  • Oral and written fluency in French. Professional proficiency in English preferred.
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