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Team Leaders/Senior Evaluation Specialists (Four Positions)

About Us

We are International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a global consulting firm working some of the most complex and impactful development problems worldwide. We work on programs that help government agencies, private companies and donors improve the lives of others. At IBTCI you will be part of an inclusive team that provides expert solutions and advice to understand and address critical problems while giving you opportunities to succeed and grow.

Job Title: Team Leaders/Senior Evaluation Specialists for Evaluations of Power Africa Project Evaluations (Four positions)

Location: Remote

Reports to: Project Director


IBTCI is preparing a proposal to provide external performance evaluation services to USAID’s Power Africa Program Office of four USAID-funded projects to improve program performance management and efficiency. The duration of the evaluation services is anticipated to be five months. These evaluations will help Power Africa meet USAID requirements, make improved informed strategic and management decisions around program implementation, and advance learning. This position is contingent upon award. The projects to be evaluated are:

  • USAID East Africa Energy Program (EAEP)
  • USAID Nigeria Power Sector Program (NPSP)
  • USAID Power Africa Off-Grid Project (PAOP)
  • USAID West Africa Energy Program (WAEP)


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

IBTCI aims to hire four Senior Evaluation Specialists to serve as Team Leaders for the evaluations – one per evaluation. The evaluations will all be conducted remotely with no travel required. The consultant’s services will be intermittent within the five-month duration of the project, approximately 50% of full-time employment over the period of performance.

The four Team Leaders will guide data collection, analysis and reporting specific to each of the four USAID funded projects. The Team Leader will assume responsibility for the evaluation design, analyzing evaluation data, presentation of findings and recommendations and writing the final report. He/she will oversee the coordination of activities, arrange periodic meetings, consolidate individual input from team members, and report regularly to the Power Africa Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team lead.


Minimum Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree in Development Studies//Evaluation and/or Energy studies
  • At least 10 years of work experience in Energy/Development programs in developing countries.
  • Extensive experience in conducting evaluations and assessments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Experienced in leading Evaluation Teams and preparing high quality documents
  • Fluency in oral and written English

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with the USAID ADS 201 operational policy on evaluation and the USAID evaluation tool kit is an added benefit.
  • Proficiency in French is preferred for the WAEP Team Leader.
  • Geographic experience specific to each of the four Projects, in countries/regions including the following:
    • EAEP – Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda.
    • NPSP – Nigeria
    • PAOP – East Africa, Central Africa, West Africa
    • WAEP – Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
  • Local nationals with international experience are encouraged to apply.

Working Environment: Remote work.

Travel: Travel is not anticipated for this position.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position would oversee the Evaluation Team members including an Energy Expert, Evaluation Specialist and administrative staff under the direction of the Project Director

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education, energy & Infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page).

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