Team Leader

Social Impact

Team Leader, World Food Programme Evaluation of Green Climate Fund Project, Senegal.

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

Social Impact is putting together a proposal to conduct a final evaluation of the WFP Green Climate Fund (GCF) project in Senegal. The evaluation will cover the project’s period of performance, from January 2020 to June 2024. The data collection is planned for July 2024 and the final report is expected in October 2024. The project is associated with the R4 initiative (Initiative for Strengthening Rural Community Resilience) and all of its components: risk reduction (Enhancement and Strengthening of Risks), risk transfer (Insurance), risk reserves (Physical and Financial Savings) and prudent risk taking (Microcredit) In terms of geographical coverage, the evaluation will encompass all the intervention areas of the GCF, which include the 5 regions (Kolda, Tambacounda, Kaffrine, Kaolack, and Fatick), the 8 departments (Kolda, Médina Yoro Foulah, Tambacounda, Koumpentoum, Goudiry, Koungheul, Nioro, and Fatick).

Position Description

SI is seeking an experienced Team Leader (TL) consultant for this evaluation. The TL will be responsible for the overall design, implementation, and dissemination of the evaluation. The TL will lead development of a rigorous evaluation design using the appropriate combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies to answer the evaluation questions. The TL will be responsible for managing the evaluation team, serving as the evaluation’s main point of contact to the WFP and ensuring high quality of all project deliverables. This is a short-term assignment expected to start in June 2024.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise on a regular basis with WFP’s Evaluation Manager and Co-Evaluation Manager, SI HQ, and other organizations involved in the evaluation.
  • Define the evaluation approach and methodology.
  • Guide and manage the evaluation team.
  • Lead the evaluation mission and representing the evaluation team.
  • Draft and revise, as required, the inception report, the end of field work (i.e. exit) debriefing presentation and evaluation report in line with DEQAS.
  • Oversee the data collection and data synthesis efforts.
  • Ensure quality control and timely submission of all client deliverables.
  • Draft, finalize and present the interim/final evaluation report to WFP.
  • Provide key technical context on school feeding programs to the evaluation methods team.

Qualifications

  • 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 and/or development programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading similar evaluations, including designing methodology and data collection tools.
  • Possess leadership, analytical and communication skills, including a track record of excellent English and
  • French writing, synthesis and presentation skills.
  • Experience conducting evaluations with WFP, other UN Agencies, or multilateral organizations.
  • At least 5 previous assignments as Team Leader.
  • Strong skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and collection.
  • Excellent knowledge of Stata or other similar statistical analysis software.
  • Previous evaluation experience in Senegal or other similar West African countries strongly desired.
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English and French required; Wolof fluency is an advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge in risk transfer, risk reduction, risk management, and risk reserves in the agriculture and climate change sectors preferred.

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