WASH Behavior Change Communications and Evaluation Specialist, Ex-Post Evaluation of the USAID/Ghana WASH-UP Activity, Washington, DC
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
Project Summary: **
MSI implements USAID's E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project, which supports the design and implementation of rigorous evaluations for USAID's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3). Under this Project, MSI is collaborating with a team from USAID's Management Support and Technical Assistance Services (MSTAS) activity to conduct an ex-post evaluation that will examine the sustainability of the USAID/Ghana Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene for Urban Poor (WASH-UP) activity, which sought to increase equitable access to improved water supply and basic sanitation for poor urban communities in Ghana. The ex-post evaluation will focus on the sustainability of interventions that WASH-UP implemented from 2009-2015 in communities in the Accra Municipal Assembly (AMA) and the Sekondi-Takoradi Municipal Assembly (STMA) of Ghana.
MSI is seeking a Behavior Change Communication (BCC) and Evaluation Specialist to support the Evaluation Team Leader in conducting data collection, analysis, and reporting for evaluating WASH-UP's hygiene BCC activities. The Behavior Change Communication (BCC) and Evaluation Specialist will carry out in-country data collection and analysis activities with the evaluation team over four weeks, from approximately August 13 – September 7, 2018, and then be available to support data analysis and reporting activities through September.
The WASH BCC and Evaluation Specialist is expected to be responsible for the following:
The BCC and Evaluation Specialist must have extensive experience conducting evaluations, assessments, and field research of international donor-funded BCC interventions for water supply and sanitation interventions. Qualified candidates must have significant experience leading and participating in evaluation teams in field-based qualitative data collection and analysis and designing and implementing mixed-methods evaluations for USAID or similar international donor agencies, ideally in Ghana. It is preferred that the Specialist also have expertise in assessing the sustainability of development programs to improve water supply systems, sanitation facilities, and hygiene behavior change, as well as enhance the capacity of public and private actors in the water and sanitation sectors.
The following qualifications are required or preferred for this position:
*Qualified local candidates are encouraged to apply**
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
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