Social Impact Job Vacancy for an Education Expert

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health, education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include U.S. government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the U.S. Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective:
Social Impact is pursuing the upcoming MacArthur Foundation funded Evaluation of the Big Bet in Nigeria. The program aims to support Nigerian-led efforts to promote accountability, transparency, and to reduce corruption. The initial phase of the program will last approximately three years.

Job Position:   Education Expert

Position Description:
Social Impact is seeking a short-term local Education Expert to provide technical support to the MacArthur funded Evaluation of the Big Bet in Nigeria program.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Nigerian citizenship will be considered

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and context on education policy, education reform, and civil society and governance in education in Nigeria to the assessment.
  • Undertake other tasks required for the successful completion of the evaluation.
  • Participate in data collection efforts.
  • Support on the production of reports and deliverables.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree or higher in international development or related field, with a focus in education policy, education reform, and civil society and governance in education.
  • Experience working with ministries of education, ministries of finance and public education entities at the local level.
  • Expertise in quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodologies.
  • Experience facilitating activities around feedback, knowledge management and learning.
  • Experience writing reports and recommendations to philanthropic donors.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • English language fluency required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and and/or experience working on anti-corruption, accountability, transparency, and/or good governance efforts.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and conducting evaluations in Nigeria or Sub-Saharan Africa.

How to apply: 
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply
To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com
SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

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