Position details

Vacancy id VAC-6755
Job title VAC-6755 Team Leader
Location Liberia
Apply by 30-Jun-2022
Start date 01-Jul-2022
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Master's in Economics, Political Science, Statistics, Sociology or a related field (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 12 year/s of demonstrable relevant Monitoring & Evaluation experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 12 year/s of experience in Africa (desirable).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position
  • Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. They provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning & capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. They work across all development sectors including democracy, governance, health, education, the environment & economic growth. Since 1997 they have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US govt. agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations & nonprofits.

  • The World Food Program (WFP) will be carrying out a Decentralized Evaluation (DE) of its home grown school feeding program in Liberia. This pilot program, launched in 2016, uses food produced by local women farmers for school meals for 300,000 primary school children across the country. It aims to encourage a more varied & nutritious diet for Liberian school children while also creating new income opportunities for farmers, improving gender parity & strengthening water & sanitation services.

  • SI is seeking an experienced Team Leader for an evaluation of WFP school feeding activities in Liberia. S / he will be responsible for the overall design, implementation & dissemination of the evaluation. S / he will lead development of a rigorous evaluation design using the appropriate combination of quantitative & qualitative methodologies to answer the evaluation questions. S/he will be responsible for managing the evaluation team, serving as the evaluation's main point of contact to the WFP & ensuring high quality of all project deliverables. This is a short term assignment expected to start in early 2022.

Role objectives
  • Liaise on a regular basis with WFP, SI HQ & other organizations involved in the evaluation.

  • Design & conduct the evaluation.

  • Supervise & lead the evaluation team.

  • Direct the evaluation design, work plan development, oversee the data collection & data synthesis efforts.

  • Ensure quality control & timely submission of all client deliverables.

  • Draft, finalize & present the interim / final evaluation report to WFP.

  • Provide key technical context on school feeding programs to the evaluation methods team.

Project reporting

This role reports to the Project Manager.

Key competencies
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Economics, Political Science, Statistics, Sociology or a related field.

  • Over 12 years of progressively responsible professional experience in evaluating humanitarian & / or development programs.

  • Experience conducting evaluations with WFP, other UN Agencies, or multilateral organizations.

  • At least 5 previous assignments as Team Leader.

  • Prior experience evaluating school feeding programs.

  • Strong skills in quantitative, qualitative data analysis & collection.

  • Excellent knowledge of stata or other similar statistical analysis software.

  • Previous evaluation experience in Liberia or West Africa strongly desired.

  • Proven strong leadership & team work skills & ability to deliver results within specified & often changing timeframes.

  • Professional proficiency in written & spoken English required.


Team management

Team management experience is a requirement for this role.

Further information

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.