Organization: Management Systems International
Location: South Sudan
MSI was awarded a three-year contract with USAID/Sudan on a project named SUPPORT (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking), and tasked with the responsibility of executing functions normally associated with USAID’s Program and Communications offices. As a part of the SUPPORT project, MSI hiring technical and support staff, assisting USAID with logistics, and facilitating VIP visits. For more information on our Sudan project
USAID/Sudan is seeking a consultant to provide short-term M&E assistance to USAID/South Sudan during early 2012. This short-term assignment is for approximately 50 LOE days (about 40 days in country) from approximately March 15, 2012 to April 15, 2012.
Consultant will provide support and assistance in the following areas:
a. Provide technical guidance to evaluation and assessment teams on the ground (1-3 teams are anticipated) – for example: evaluation/assessment methodologies, framing questions and SOWs, putting reports together
b. Provide management support (liaising with operations and travel/events coordinators; 1-3 teams are anticipated) – for example: scheduling meetings/interviews, travel and accommodation arrangements/advances, supplies/materials needed, time management support
c. As needed – Provide technical support and guidance to USAID technical offices by:
i. Assistance on updating Performance Management Plans with teams
ii. Conducting data quality assessments and follow up
iii. Any additional relevant program monitoring tasks/activities that arise
Additional activities will be assigned at the discretion of the MSI TOP manager (SUPPORT AME or in her absence SUPPORT COP)
• Experience with USAID.
• Experience working in South Sudan is preferable but not required.
• Experience working with USAID’s reporting cycle specifically within Monitoring – program management plans, data quality assessments, etc.
• Experience managing evaluation/assessment activities.
• Providing technical guidance and quality control on these activities.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.