Dexis Consulting Group

  • Team Lead - DO1 Learning Strategy Evaluation

    Job Locations HN-Tegucigalpa
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 3:49 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1681
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Area
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
    Clearance Level
    Not applicable
    Expiration Date
    12/21/2018
    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 Consulting Group (Dexis) has been contracted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide management and technical services for the implementation of USAID/Honduras’ Monitoring & Evaluation Support for Collaborative Learning and Adapting (MESCLA) activity aimed at supporting and strengthening monitoring and evaluation of USAID financed development assistance in Honduras. 

     

    USAID/Honduras commissioned MESCLA to conduct a Whole of Project Evaluation in the form of a Learning Strategy Performance Evaluation (LSPE). The purpose of the DO1 Learning Strategy Performance Evaluation (LSPE) is to identify the learning processes that contribute to the effective sharing and adapting of good practices across DO1 Activities and within the Mission. These practices relate to program design and implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (ME&L), and operations. The evaluation findings will contribute to: 1) adapting current DO1 implementation within the current CDCS timeframe, and 2) informing design of the 2020-2024 CDCS. In addition, the evaluation will examine what works in communicating findings to the U.S. Congress and other stakeholders. The evaluation will fulfill the conditions of a WOPE and must be completed before the end of 2019.

    Responsibilities

    The Team Lead - DO1 Learning Evaluation will work closely with MESCLA and its Evaluation Team in the implementation of the evaluation, and will be expected to perform the following tasks:

     

    1. Lead the Evaluation Team following relevant Automated Directives System (ADS) guidelines
    2. Conduct regular briefings with MESCLA
    3. Assure the quality of deliverables, data collection, analysis, reports and presentations to USAID/Honduras
    4. Lead the design of the evaluation’s work plan and methodology for answering the Learning Questions –see annex 1
    5. Design and lead the implementation of a detailed evaluation methodology and work plan
    6. Lead the design of the Key Informant Interview (KII) questionnaires and Focus Group Discussion (FGD) guides
      1. Develop a mind map for the proposed approach
    7. Lead the document review including relevant DO1 documentation –see document review deliverable for more details
      1. Quantify qualitative data where possible
    8. Lead the KIIs and FGDs
      1. Code responses and quantify qualitative data where possible
    9. Lead the meetings with USAID/Honduras
    10. Draft the Evaluation’s draft and final reports according to the ADS guidelines and format to be provided by MESCLA
    11. Prepare a Power Point presentation of preliminary findings
    12. Lead in the presentation of the preliminary findings to USAID Honduras
    13. Lead the drafting of the Top Line Report as directed by MESCLA

    Qualifications

    1. Advanced Degree in relevant discipline
    2. At least 5 years of experience working on citizen security and violence/crime prevention preferably in Latin American countries
    3. Five (5) years of working as an Evaluation Team Leader
    4. Experience in data collection and analysis (qualitative research)
    5. Desirable knowledge of Honduras context or a similar context is preferred
    6. Fluency in English is preferred. Fluency is Spanish is required for consultants collecting data from local partners and municipal authorities. The Lead may be fluent in English with a professional working fluency in Spanish
    7. Excellent writing and communication ability

     

    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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