Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Evaluation Advisor Job Description

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Evaluation advisor provides wide-ranging specific process design discipline technical support activities and evaluation efforts, including advanced troubleshooting, problem solving, and failure analysis of systems at Albemarle Corporation facilities.

Evaluation Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide guidance on information systems for quality assurance, best practices documentation and reporting
Coordinate with and engage all stakeholders (National, International, and Donor) in various phases of the project (from M&E system development to reporting and dissemination) to ensure that SAFE fulfills their M&E needs
Ensure that the SAFE fulfills all their M&E requirements by reporting to FHI HQ, USAID, and Government of Zambia (CBoH/MOH, NAC)
Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders
Responsible for reporting on all aspects of monitoring and evaluation of the global project to the client and project senior management
Responsible for development of comprehensive M&E plans, establishment of robust program monitoring system to include rapid response activities tailored to address risk, strengthening of referral systems within the public health system and from private sector or local organizations for malaria fever, conducting process assessments and undertaking outcome level evaluations
Work with CNM and other partners to promote the use of strategic information for program decision making and rapid response mechanisms
Provide clear guidance to staff and partners
Oversee the development of appropriate analytical framework, and build staff partner capacity in data analysis and use
Provides clear guidance to staff and partners

Evaluation Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Evaluation Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: III, T&E, DAWIA, DD-214, MUST, MRPT

Education for Evaluation Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the evaluation advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, International Development, Social Sciences, Epidemiology, Economics, Health, Education, Engineering, Graduate

Skills for Evaluation Advisor

Desired skills for evaluation advisor include:

Major evaluation methodologies and data collection and analysis methodologies
Quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods
Quantitative data collection and analysis
Reporting
Results
U.S. government monitoring and evaluation policies
USAID system of indicators
Albemarle Corporation facilities in order to provide knowledgeable operational cost evaluations
Albemarle Corporation facilities in order to provide wide-ranging evaluation efforts
Approaches used and results achieved by other donors and the academic community

Desired experience for evaluation advisor includes:

Experienced manager of research projects including staff supervision, preparation of protocols and management of stakeholder relationships
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft) other database and statistical applications (SPSS, SAS or STATA)
Manages research for all pilots and studies, including local and international consultants and contractors
Provide technical assistance in support of surveillance, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities in the assigned unit
Provide technical guidance by designing and developing M&E systems and procedures for funded programs
Provide technical support for M&E in technical sectors

Evaluation Advisor Examples

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Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an evaluation advisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for evaluation advisor
  • Build upon industry and experiences to improve consistency, quality and practicality of M&E strategies
  • Provide training to staff, primary stakeholders, and implementing partners on M&E components in project design
  • Develop a comprehensive SAFE M&E Work Plan at the start of project, assess the implementation of the Work Plan on a regular basis, and make updates to the Work Plan as needed
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of databases and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry
  • Oversees the preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual data analyses for submission to USAID and FHI HQ
  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development of the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation plan
  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and rapid/special studies
  • Responsible for developing monitoring and evaluation systems to measure and report on project outcomes, impact and progress for the client, partners and project team
  • Lead the development of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation
  • Supports and supervises collection and analysis of data for project M&E in accordance with timeframes set forth in the work plan
Qualifications for evaluation advisor
  • A Certificate or tertiary qualification in a relevant area, such as Business, Management, Policy, and/or equivalent management/leadership experience in a relevant area
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high level strategic leadership at all levels of the organisation to lead and deliver on the objectives of the planning and performance function
  • Demonstrated understanding of the challenges and methodologies to ensure impact planning, monitoring and evaluation can be measured and applied uniformly and effectively in the organisation
  • High level analytical, conceptual and research skills with a well-developed understanding of the function of planning and performance measurement in a large organisation and the ability to manage a team to deliver on team objectives
  • Master degree in public health, social science, epidemiology or comparable qualification
  • Experience in data analysis using statistical software packages preferred
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Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an evaluation advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for evaluation advisor
  • Develops M&E instrumentation tools for the project as needed (including monitoring data collection forms for program and partner staff)
  • Supports the documentation of best practices and facilitate the use of such data to drive program design and decision making
  • Provides technical assistance to build or strengthen partner and stakeholder capacity for data management and M&E
  • Produces information to share lessons learned and for advocacy purposes
  • Work with INL/AP and INL/K to design the valuation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations
  • Maintain the programs Project Management Plan and Data Collection Templates, and respond to ad hoc requests for information
  • Provide project-level leadership for the design, implementation, and continual improvement of an effective MLE strategy
  • Support the development and/or strengthening of project-level M&
  • With program and field MLE teams, develop analyses and tools based on programmatic data to assess program quality
  • Develop and support activities to assess and improve data quality of routine program data
Qualifications for evaluation advisor
  • Master’s degree in a public health field, social science, economics, or relevant plus five years experience or BS/BA in public health or related field and 7 years experience
  • Masters degree in mathematical sciences, social sciences, statistics, public health or post graduate qualification with additional experience
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded (USAID highly-preferred)Africa regional projects
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office (Excel)
  • Developing plans for routine data collection for program monitoring
  • Strong understanding of Health sector in Zambia
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Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of evaluation advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for evaluation advisor
  • Support the design, implementation and dissemination of selected baseline assessments, project reviews, mid-term and final evaluations
  • Support research activities including impact assessments and support efforts for identifying opportunities for design and implementation of Operations Research Studies
  • Support the design and establishment of various knowledge sharing platforms including case studies, workshops and forums to disseminate lessons &
  • Network and liaise with other international PVO/NGO MLE professionals, donor organizations and others as appropriate in the Africa region
  • Support Project Director in program monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Responsible for designing and developing project performance management plan (PMP) and MEL plans
  • Design causal models addressing the impact of interventions, including the identification of indicators useful for program management and tracking of program accomplishments and success stories
  • Recommend cost-effective approaches and methods for establishing appropriate baselines
  • Ensure timely and accurate tracking of program activities against output and outcome indicators
  • Provide M&E capacity building and technical assistance to program partners and counterparts
Qualifications for evaluation advisor
  • Experience working with international agency systems, preferably USG or UN agencies
  • Experience with survey design and implementation
  • Developing and defining program indicators and sources of data
  • Develop data collection plans and design data collection tools
  • Design data security and storage plan
  • Review all project assessments and ensure compliance and standardization of documents used for generalizable knowledge, publication, and presentation to the client and general public
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Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of evaluation advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for evaluation advisor
  • Monitor evidence-based reporting, learning (including capacity building), sharing of lessons learned and good practices of One Drop projects
  • Contribute to the development of projects logic models, case studies, “story-telling” reports from the field, or other forms of media to share results of One Drop’s projects with a larger audience
  • Support international country offices in designing and conducting project evaluations as needed to ensure maximum impact
  • Advise on statistical analysis of project data and conduct advanced analysis when required
  • Support country offices in development of M&E strategies in proposals and reports as they are reviewed through the proposal development process
  • Support country offices in data collection, storage and analysis activities to capture Monitoring and Evaluation information and ensure data quality
  • Maintain a system of reports and metrics pertaining to project activity
  • Develop and circulate a variety of tools to record and synthesize the output from lessons learning
  • Create and conduct trainings on Monitoring & Evaluation and Project Management to Samaritan’s Purse employees as needed both through webinars and during field visits
  • Support with the design and implement, in collaboration with field partners, baseline surveys and needs assessments tools in areas targeted by new projects
Qualifications for evaluation advisor
  • Preparing and ensuring timely submission of project reports as defined by the contract
  • Contribute to annual work plans, quarterly and annual reports and other project documents
  • Tracking monitoring project indicators of all health component activities, conducting data analysis to identify issues to notify project management
  • Documenting progress on outcome level indicators attributable to project interventions at appropriate geographical levels including community level indicators
  • Design and implement an archive system for data sources
  • Write and maintain an M&E manual to document the M&E activities of the project such that they can be replicated by an auditor
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Evaluation Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of evaluation advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for evaluation advisor
  • Participate into on-site workshops for the design of the WASH projects
  • Assist with the design of MEL framework for international projects
  • Collect, analyze, use and report in a continuous and systematic manner, monitoring data and real-time information received from implementing partners and/or collected directly from field missions to current projects
  • Measure and assess the impacts created by One Drop projects at the individual/household and community levels on field partners
  • Draft terms of references and supervise consultants work as needed
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation, data collection, best practices identification and dissemination of learning activities among project staff, partners, stakeholders, donors, and other implementing partners
  • Work with partners to ensure proper identification of baseline and collection of data, and that the necessary data is being generated to evaluate and learn from project activities, and adapt activities appropriately and as necessary in cooperation with technical leads
  • Coordinate with other programs and stakeholders to share lessons learned
  • Lead annual MEL planning process, including partners and stakeholders to continually adapt and improve annual plan
  • Participate in regular senior management planning meetings, and provide analytical feedback and support to inform technical decisions by senior management and the technical component leads
Qualifications for evaluation advisor
  • Responding to questions and providing project specific support to Bethesda-based M&E and other technical teams regarding M&E practices and other areas of responsibility
  • Designing a data quality assurance plan and conducting DQA to ensure the quality and accuracy of project reported data
  • Managing the relationship with the data manager and coordinating with the Data manager to ensure that data is collected and reported on time
  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Sociology, Statistics, or other relevant field
  • 10 years of experience in M&E activities for complex health systems strengthening and/or service delivery programs
  • Experience with conducting research and evaluation in HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, maternal, newborn and child health, or nutrition is desirable

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