Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Senior Evaluation Specialist/Team Leader, USAID/Burma ALME Mid-Term Performance Evaluation of Private Sector Development (PSD) Activity, Burma
Social Impact (SI) 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.
SI is responding to a task order under the USAID/Asia Learning and Monitoring and Evaluation (ALME) contract to conduct a mid-term performance evaluation of the USAID/Burma Private Sector Development Activity (PSDA). The purpose of PSDA is to create more inclusive governance processes and increase access to finance for emerging economic actors in Burma. The estimated period of performance is five months, and the work will take place in Burma.
The mid-term evaluation will assess the results achieved and overall progress made by the activity against its objectives, evaluate the key strategies adopted by the project in scaling up its efforts and provide lessons learned and insights from various components of the project that will help inform USAID/Burma’s future work in the Economic Growth sector.
SI is seeking a Senior Evaluation Specialist/Team Leader who will manage the evaluation team, coordinate all evaluation activities and submit the final evaluation report to USAID/Burma. The estimated period of performance is five months, with work taking place remotely and in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw.