International Short-Term Team Leader for an Experimental Impact Evaluation in Nigeria

Organization:
Country:
  • Nigeria
Education:
  • Master's
  • Other advanced degree
Start Date (Earliest):
Language Requirement:
  • English
Length of Commitment:
More than two years

The Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) is looking for an international short-term Team Leader for an impact evaluation in the form of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) on the farmer-herder conflict in Nigeria.

About C4ED

With a strong focus on quantitative impact evaluations in developing countries, we are one of the leading research centers in the areas of poverty reduction, microfinance, health insurance, education, humanitarian assistance, and nutrition in Germany. Our vision is to improve the lives of the poor and the vulnerable by making development interventions more effective. We are currently conducting projects all over the world and maintain research relationships with 3ie, ACTED, IFAD, ILO, IPA, J-PAL, the World Bank, and UNICEF to name just a few of our cooperation partners.

Tasks of Team Leader

C4ED is looking for a senior Impact Evaluation specialist with more than 12 years of experience in the international development sector to prepare and conduct an impact evaluation in the form of a RCT, including a context analysis and continuous impact monitoring. The candidate is required to have extensive experience working in Africa and substantial experience working in Nigeria. Ideally the candidate has a background in rural development and is familiar working in the context of conflict. Frequent travel to Nigeria will be required for this assignment. Further tasks include:

  • Overall responsibility for the advisory package of the contractor
  • Ensuring the coherence and complementarity of the services of the contractor with other services delivered by the project at local and national level
  • Strategy, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of capacity development measures for local partners
  • Project management
  • Quality data collection
  • Consideration of cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender equality)
  • Monitoring of results
  • Regular reporting to the donor

How to Apply

This position is for a current proposal and is contingent on C4ED being awarded the contract by the client for this consultancy. The assignment is supposed to start in October 2020 and end in June 2023.

Complete the J-PAL/IPA common application. After completing a brief registration, choose the [Research] job category, then select "[International Short-Term Team Leader for an Experimental Impact Evaluation in Nigeria]” and include resume, cover letter, transcripts, and two recommendation letters. Note that applications with incomplete submissions will not be considered.

You are able to submit your application before your references complete their recommendation letters; however, you must include their contact information before submitting your application. Given the volume of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.