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Evaluation Team Leader, Violence Prevention in Targeted Vulnerable Communities & Schools in Jamaica Activity

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Making Cents International is recruiting for an Evaluation Team Leader for a final performance evaluation of the USAID Violence Prevention in Targeted Vulnerable Communities & Schools in Jamaica Activity (VPTVCS). The VPTVCS Activity helps Jamaican communities and families prevent youth violence by leveraging targeted interventions such as school safety initiatives, conflict resolution measures, parenting interventions, and workforce development programs to create social structures that provide practical solutions to the challenges Jamaican society faces today with at-risk youth. 

This position is contingent upon winning a contract award. 

Role and Tasks

The Evaluation Team Leader is responsible for the overall management of the Activity’s final evaluation and provides technical leadership support for the evaluation team. The Evaluation Team Leader will:  

  • Draft the final evaluation design and methodology 
  • Lead the development of evaluation instruments 
  • Guide data collection and analysis, ensuring the integration of findings from different team members 
  • Lead the preparation and drafting of the final report to ensure that it is complete and meets USAID evaluation requirements 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in evaluation, economics, or related discipline 
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience evaluating development or social science projects
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) 
  • Experience leading USAID evaluation and research teams 
  • Familiarity with USAID rules, policies, procedures, regulations, and evaluation report writing styles 
  • Availability to conduct occasional travel to Jamaica as needed
  • Technical expertise in youth development 
  • Ability to work with various counterparts, implementing partners, and host country government stakeholders 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork 
  • Superior written and oral communication skills

Making Cents International is a certified B Corporation, founded on the principles of social entrepreneurship. Since 1999, we have supported the well-being of youth and adults globally through high-impact programs that bolster those who serve people living in vulnerable contexts in low- and middle-income countries. As a purpose-driven small business, we have implemented more than 130 projects in over 60 countries and are a trusted partner to public- and private-sector clients who benefit from our expertise and broad industry exposure.Making Cents International is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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