Program Manager, MCC Indonesia Green Prosperity Evaluations

Social Impact, Indonesia

Skill RequiredProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th March, 2018

Job Description

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is planning to bid on provide independent evaluation services in support of three evaluations of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Indonesia Green Prosperity (GP) Project. These include:

  • Green Prosperity: On-Grid Renewable Energy Grant Portfolio Evaluation
  • Design and implementation of an ex-post (one-round) performance evaluation
  • Green Prosperity: Peatland Grant Portfolio Evaluation
  • Design and implementation of an ex-post (one-round) performance evaluation
  • Green Prosperity: Social Forestry Grant Portfolio Evaluation
  • Conduct an expanded evaluability assessment, including travel to the field to conduct key informant interviews and focus group discussions to. The assessment shall include a recommendation of whether a full evaluation of impacts the portfolio projects is feasible.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a consultant Program Manager for the MCC Indonesia Green Prosperity evaluations. The Program Manager will be the primary responsible party for administrative coordination and deliverables and will manage the program review, evaluation design and implementation process. The Program Manager will ensure that all deliverables are of high quality. The period of performance for these evaluations is 19 months from the time of award, which is anticipate being May 2018 – November 2019. Work will take place both remotely, in the US, and in Indonesia.


  • Oversee technical work and deliverables, and will manage the evaluation design and implementation process.
  • Oversee the overall design, implementation and dissemination if the project evaluation, using the program logic as the foundation.
  • Ensure appropriate review of evaluation materials and research protocols.
  • Overseeing the development of evaluation reports and materials (evaluation design report, evaluability assessment, data collection instruments, final evaluation report and data documentation package, final presentation) in consultation with MCC and the Millennium Challenge Account - Indonesia (MCA-I)
  • Ensure evaluation materials are held to international standards, using program logics as a foundation.
  • Ensure all evaluation materials including evaluation design, survey instruments, sampling strategy, data collection and entry protocol are reviewed by an institutional review board (IRB).
  • Ensure that evaluation results are disseminated to MCC in a timely manner.
  • Support MCC and MCA to build buy-in and ownership of evaluations. Meet with MCC and local stakeholders to develop the evaluation design on program design and implementation
  • Provide direction to a team of Sector Analysts and support staff; Work closely with SI home office backstopping team.


  • Master’s degree or higher in economics, public policy, management, or related field and a minimum of 10 years of related experience required.
  • Experience in conducting project evaluations using qualitative methods and designing and or managing surveys, focus groups, or key informant interviews.
  • Experience designing, implementing, or evaluating energy, land, or agriculture evaluations strongly preferred.
  • Experience in managing teams.
  • Experience in managing contracts, include budgets and deliverables.
  • Experience working in developing countries required; experience working in Indonesia highly desired.
  • English proficiency required; Bahasa Indonesia fluency preferred.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.


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