Senior Evaluator (DOD AM&E)

DOD AM&E · Arlington, Virginia
Department DOD AM&E
Employment Type Anticipated
Minimum Experience Experienced

About DevTech:

DevTech was founded on the premise that quality research can impact social change and lead to more effective development assistance. The firm has 35 years of experience monitoring the performance and evaluating the impact of development assistance projects worldwide. Our monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice is rooted in excellence in economics, data analysis, and technology adoption, that builds upon firm-wide expertise in gender, education, environment, economic growth and democracy and governance.

 

DevTech has experience working with USAID, Department of State, Department of Labor, US Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, IMF, World Bank, and a multitude of organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. DevTech has successfully managed and implemented more than 250 monitoring and evaluation activities in more than 90 countries across complicated socioeconomic contexts and non-permissive environments, including conflict and post-conflict areas. Our breadth of experience includes conducting multi-country and multi-sector evaluations including baseline, mid-term, and final evaluation data collection, performance evaluations, experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations, results frameworks, evaluation technical assistance, and training. DevTech’s M&E Department is a dynamic team that stresses rigor, collaborative learning, adaptation and professional development and growth that is grounded in sound quantitative and qualitative research methods.


This position requires an active Secret clearance. Candidates without an active Secret clearance will not be considered for employment.

 

Overview:

The Team Leader/Senior Evaluator will assume responsibility for overall management and functioning of all evaluation activities. This includes overseeing all aspects of evaluation such as planning and budgeting for each assigned activity, identifying appropriate staffing levels, securing appropriate qualified staff, and reporting and deliverables. It also includes providing relevant technical guidance, conducting field work and research, overseeing evaluation design & execution, and ensuring evaluation meets all Department of Defense guidelines and policies.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Evaluation Sciences or in International Development or a related field, such as Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration
  • 10 years’ experience in evaluation and performance management of projects; research methods; and/or project design.
  • 5 years’ experience in project or program management
  • Secret Security Clearance
  • Familiarity with American Evaluation Association (AEA) standards
  • Experience evaluating U.S. government foreign assistance programs

 

 Preferred Requirements:

  • PhD in Evaluation Sciences or in International Development or a related field, such as Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration.
  • 15 years’ experience in evaluation and performance management of projects; research methods; and/or project design.
  • Experience with the NGB SPP
  • Experience researching SPP-related topics such as humanitarian and disaster relief efforts, DoD security cooperation efforts, foreign military institution building, medical capacity building, and/or cyber capability development for partner nations

 

NOTE: This job posting should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent consultant evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other status protected by applicable law.

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  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Department
    DOD AM&E
  • Employment Type
    Anticipated
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced