Winrock International’s Civil Society and Education Programs Team is seeking an Evidence & Evaluation Services Technical Advisor to support our global portfolio of international development projects encompassing education, child labor, human trafficking, women’s empowerment, gender equity, civic engagement, and livelihoods for vulnerable populations.
- Passion for reaching marginalized populations and securing their rights.
- Ability to foster the use of evidence to support decision-making to maximize impact.
- Deep experience leading and supporting teams to conduct practical research in development settings
- Excellent data analysis skills
- Working collaboratively across a diverse team to institutionalize learning and adaptation.
- Self-starter who can apply creative thinking to improve and develop new systems.
- Periodic travel to project locations across Africa and Asia.
- Must love data and have great proficiency with data analysis.
The EES Technical Advisor will help us monitor, evaluate, and learn from our project efforts, and ensure that learning is incorporated into all projects and proposals by adapting activities, approaches, and tools to be responsive to lessons learned. The EES Technical Advisor will provide direct services and support to projects and will also train, mentor and coach other team members in the US and abroad on monitoring, evaluation, research, data analysis and learning-related best practices, evaluation methods, and data quality assessments.
Winrock International’s Civil Society and Education programs focus on:
- Decreasing child labor and human trafficking through direct services and government and civil society capacity strengthening;
- Improving access to quality education for marginalized populations;
- Empowering women and striving for gender equity through tailored interventions;
- Fostering leadership and supporting capacity development; and
- Improving livelihoods for youth, women, and marginalized populations.
What we’re looking for: Candidates should have an advanced degree and a minimum of 7 years of progressive, cross-sectoral experience in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning in developing country settings.
Demonstrated experience in developing and refining M&E toolkits, evaluating existing tools, as well as working on capacity building evaluation skills in the field and home office. The candidate will be required to travel to remote field locations 25% of the time.
Experience with USDOL highly desired, as well as skills in one major foreign language (French in particular). Our work requires concise and articulate business writing, so please send a cover letter along with your CV.
Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We value diversity and respect how this strengthens our work.