Dexis Consulting Group

  • Outcome Harvesting Specialist- Consultant

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC- Headquarters
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/21/2018 3:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1672
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Area
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
    Clearance Level
    Not applicable
    Expiration Date
    12/31/2018
    Type
    Consultant
  • About Us

    Since 2001, Dexis has provided innovative management solutions for a secure and prosperous world. In the last three years alone, Dexis has worked in 90 countries supporting critical missions of agencies in the global development and security assistance space.  With triple digit growth in recent years, Dexis was ranked in the top 10 consulting firms by funding at the US Agency for International Development in FY16 and FY17.  Dexis was also among the highest rated employers on Glassdoor, where many of its 250-plus employees cited a people-centered leadership and culture as the main drivers to its success.  

     

    Dexis is seeking a qualified Outcomes Harvesting Consultant to support the Office of Evaluation and Impact Assessment’s (EIA) that sits within the U.S. Global Development Lab (the Lab). USAID LEARN has supported the Lab’s Utilization-Focused Evidence, Research and Learning (ERL) plan, a cross-Lab learning agenda initiative that aimed to review four main areas, including scaling-up, adaptive management, support to entrepreneurs/innovators/researchers, and sustainability of results of STIP programming.The consultant will design and implement an Outcome Harvesting evaluation approach to capture the results of the adaptation measures taken related to ERL recommendations. This will include identifying potential outcomes via relevant data sources; facilitating agreement on outcomes to be substantiated with relevant stakeholders, including ERL Plan staff and Recommendation Owners; and substantiating those outcomes with other stakeholders (to be identified by the consultant in collaboration with ERL Staff and recommendation owners).

     

    Responsibilities

    The consultant will support the design and deployment of an outcome harvesting strategy. This strategy will capture the outcomes made as a result of adaptations made from the ERL Plan. In addition, the consultant will work with the LEARN team to develop and refine relevant outcome harvesting tools, processes, analysis, and documentation to meet the above objectives as well as provide written summaries of analysis over approximately the next 8 months.

    Qualifications

    Applicants should have the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years’ relevant experience OR Master’s Degree and 8 years’ relevant experience OR  PhD and 6 years’ experience;
    • 5 years’ experience in international development;
    • Experience with USAID;
    • Ability to gather evidence and present analysis in a competent and engaging manner;
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    • Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams;
    • Experience in examining large amounts of data and extracting relevant information for summary;
    • Experience in stakeholder engagement and facilitation;
    • Previous experience in Outcome Harvesting approach

     

    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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