Evaluation Assistant/Consultant

at EnCompass LLC
Published June 5, 2022
Location Asunci├│n, Paraguay
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Consultant Description

 

EnCompass LLC is seeking an Assistant Evaluator for a Mid-Term Evaluation Of The Activity "Rule Of Law And Culture Of Integrity" in Paraguay. The evaluation seeks to analyze the effectiveness of the Activity, referring to the institutional strengthening of Higher Education Institutions in research and/or technical analysis, to identify the expected and unexpected results achieved, why and how they were achieved, the processes followed and the limiting factors that may be affecting implementation. The evaluation will also analyze the contribution of research to improving the rule of law and will identify lessons learned to support learning and decision-making for future programming. The results of this evaluation will provide information for the design and updates of activities and projects, as appropriate.

 

The evaluation will apply a participatory approach of the different actors, according to the role they play in the Activity. It will include qualitative methods including in-depth interviews and focus groups with key stakeholders which will incorporate the opinions and perceptions of the various groups of actors identified. An online survey will also be applied to reach out to teachers and young professionals collect their perceptions.

 

The duration of this consultancy will be no longer than 30 days, between June and November 2022.

 

We are looking for a professional with proven experience participating in evaluation teams, use of mixed methods of data collection and analysis, and facilitation of participatory processes in virtual contexts.

 

The consultant must be fluent in Spanish, must have work authorization for the United States, Peru, Brazil, or Paraguay and with availability to travel to Paraguay as needed.

 

Responsibilities

 

Participate in meetings with the evaluation team.

Supports the evaluation design.

Coordinate and schedule interviews and focus group discussions.

Supports data collection.

Support in the processing and cleaning of data including transcribing interviews.

Organize, process, and analyze data -qualitative and quantitative- when required.

Responsible for data storage and management.

Contribute to systematization of findings.

Contribute to a preliminary report.

Contribute to the final report.

About the project

 

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning for Sustainability (MELS) is an Activity of the United Agency for International Development mission to Peru (USAID/Peru), implemented by EnCompass LLC and its partner, All In for Development.

 

MELS provides support to USAID/Peru and USAID/ Paraguay in the design and development of evaluations and studies to improve the use of evidence and learning for decision making (Component 1); strengthens the monitoring, evaluation and learning capacities of USAID partners and government institutions to consolidate their monitoring and evaluation systems (Components 2 and 3); and technically assists USAID and partners to improve collaboration, learning and knowledge management for sustainability (Component 4). This includes technical assistance to develop and use gender-transformative tools and resources to achieve gender integration and social inclusion in planning, monitoring and evaluation.

 

Position Requirements

 

Academic Qualifications

 

Professional with university studies in social sciences or economy or public policies

Experience and Skills

 

Experience in the application of qualitative and quantitative methods.

At least 3 years of experience in qualitative evaluations, preferably in Paraguay.

Have carried out or participated as part of a team in at least four research projects or two evaluations (include the documents┬┤ titles and links if possible).

Fluency in Spanish (written and spoken)

 

How to Apply

 

Please submit CV and cover letter to the following email address with the subject line: ROLCI Evaluation Assistant

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