Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.
Please note: Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position
MSI is seeking a data analyst to be part of a team that will monitor the project activities of the USAID-funded Youth Monitoring Project (YEP). UNDP is the implementing partner (IP) of the project, providing technical training through selected partners to out of work youth to prepare them for employment in the garment industry. The project also provides on the job training for employees working in the garment sector as well as job placement services for the trained out of work youth. The monitoring will be carried out through site visits, and individual and group interviews with training participants, employers, and training institution representatives in Karachi. The data analyst will be responsible for the analysis of the data collected through monitoring visits and key informant and group interviews. The estimated duration of the second phase of the assignment is approximately seven months, from July 2018 through January 2019. Residents of Karachi are preferred for this position.