Water Specialist & Evaluation Consultant - Ndiyam E Ekkoolaaji (NEE) Evaluation

EnCompass

Dakar, Senegal 🇸🇳

Department:Technical Assistance & Evaluation
Location:Dakar, N/A

This Consultant Position Description is posted in French and in English.

Description du Poste : SpĂ©cialiste en Eau

EnCompass LLC recherche un consultant pour servir de SpĂ©cialiste en Eau afin de faire l’évaluation du projet NEE. Nous recherchons un consultant ayant une expĂ©rience dans la construction ou la rĂ©habilitation des points d’eau ou d’assainissement au SĂ©nĂ©gal.

Le poste peut inclure des déplacements dans la région de Matam.

EnCompass LLC met en Ĺ“uvre la Plateforme Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning au SĂ©nĂ©gal (la Plateforme), financĂ© par l’USAID en partenariat avec MSI. L’objectif de la Plateforme est de soutenir l’USAID/SĂ©nĂ©gal dans sa gestion des performances et de contribuer Ă  l’instauration d’une culture MEL durable au SĂ©nĂ©gal, grâce Ă  un engagement holistique et au renforcement des acteurs et des institutions locales. La Plateforme facilitera la prise de dĂ©cisions fondĂ©es sur des donnĂ©es probantes pour soutenir la gestion adaptative de la mission, engagera les partenaires de l’USAID dans leurs efforts d’amĂ©lioration continue, et fournira un renforcement des capacitĂ©s aux partenaires locaux et aux fournisseurs de services MEL.

DĂ©lai d’ExĂ©cution

  • Octobre 2023 – FĂ©vrier 2024
  • Estimation des jours de travail : 18

Rôles et Responsabilités

Fonctions essentielles :

Administration :

  • Soumettre un rapport hebdomadaire de progression du travail durant la phase de collecte des donnĂ©es sur le terrain

Technique :

  • Effectuer la revue des documents fournis par l’USAID et les autres parties prenantes pour dĂ©velopper la mĂ©thodologie d’Ă©valuation et des outils de collecte de donnĂ©es, et prĂ©senter les rĂ©sultats.
  • Contribuer au dĂ©veloppement du plan de travail avec les autres membres de l’Ă©quipe d’évaluation, notamment la mĂ©thodologie, la stratĂ©gie d’échantillonnage et l’identification des cibles et dĂ©veloppement des outils de collecte de donnĂ©es (guides d’entretien et de discussion).
  • Identifier et conduire des entretiens avec les acteurs identifiĂ©s dans le plan de travail
  • Produire des notes d’entretien dĂ©taillĂ©es après chaque interview
  • Contribuer Ă  l’examen et l’analyse des donnĂ©es afin de produire un rapport Ă  soumettre Ă  l’USAID
  • Participer au dĂ©veloppement de la table des constatations, et conclusions
  • Participer Ă  la prĂ©sentation des rĂ©sultats prĂ©liminaires de l’évaluation Ă  l’USAID
  • Co-faciliter l’atelier de co-crĂ©ation des recommandations
  • Contribuer Ă  la rĂ©daction du rapport d’évaluation, intĂ©grer des commentaires si nĂ©cessaire
  • Contribuer au dĂ©veloppement du PowerPoint des rĂ©sultats finaux et de sa prĂ©sentation Ă  l’USAID

Autre :

  • Toute autre tâche ou activitĂ© nĂ©cessaire pour la rĂ©ussite de l’évaluation

Les livrables attendus sont les suivants :

  • Matrice de la revue documentaire
  • Plan de travail
  • Outils de collecte de donnĂ©es pour les diffĂ©rentes parties prenantes identifiĂ©es dans le plan de travail
  • Notes des entretiens rĂ©alisĂ©s
  • Rapport hebdomadaire de progression de la collecte des donnĂ©es sur le terrain
  • Table des constatations et conclusions
  • Matrice des recommandations
  • PowerPoint de prĂ©sentation des rĂ©sultats
  • Draft du rapport d’évaluation
  • Version finalisĂ©e du rapport
  • Tous produits Ă  dĂ©terminer en concertation avec l’Ă©quipe de la Plateforme

Exigence du Poste

Qualifications

Qualifications Académiques

  • DiplĂ´me supĂ©rieur en sciences sociales ou dans un domaine pertinent avec 10 ans d’expĂ©rience dans le dĂ©veloppement, les Ă©valuations et/ou la recherche en sciences sociales. Une licence et des annĂ©es d’expĂ©rience supplĂ©mentaires peuvent remplacer le diplĂ´me.

Expériences et Compétences

  • ExpĂ©rience avec le système de gestion de l’eau au SĂ©nĂ©gal, familiaritĂ© avec les mĂ©thodologies d’évaluation est un plus
  • Solides compĂ©tences en matière d’analyse, de rĂ©daction et de synthèse sont requises
  • MaĂ®trise avancĂ©e du français est requise, maĂ®trise de l’anglais est un atout
  • ExpĂ©rience antĂ©rieure dans la conduite d’Ă©valuations et/ou de recherches requise, une expĂ©rience avec l’USAID est un atout
  • ExpĂ©rience avĂ©rĂ©e des mĂ©thodes de recherche participatives et itĂ©ratives
  • FamiliaritĂ© avec des logiciels qualitatifs et/ou quantitatifs est un atout.

Comment Postuler

Merci de soumettre un CV et lettre de motivation Ă  https://encompassworld.com avec pour objet : SpĂ©cialiste en Eau avant le 6 Octobre 2023.

Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.

Les déclarations ci-dessus ont pour but de décrire la nature générale et le niveau du travail effectué par les personnes affectées à ce poste. Ils ne constituent pas une liste exhaustive de toutes les tâches, responsabilités et compétences requises du personnel concerné.


Position Description: Water Specialist

EnCompass LLC is seeking a consultant to serve as Water Specialist for a performance evaluation of the NEE Activity. We are looking for a consultant with experience with construction or rehabilitation of water and sanitation in in Senegal.

The position involves may include travel within Matam region.

EnCompass LLC implements the USAID-funded contract, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in Senegal Platform (the Platform) in partnership with MSI. The purpose of the Platform is to support USAID/Senegal in its performance management and contribute to building a sustainable MEL culture in Senegal through holistic engagement and strengthening of local practitioners and institutions. The Platform will provide evidence-based decision-making to support adaptive management in the Mission, engage USAID partners in their efforts to continuously improve, and provide capacity-strengthening to local partners and MEL service providers.

Period of Performance

  • October 2023 – February 2024
  • Estimate of working days: 18

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions:

Administration:

  • Submit a weekly progress report during the data collection phase

Technical:

  • Review documents provided by USAID and other stakeholders to develop the evaluation methodology and data collection tools, and present findings from the document review.
  • Contribute to work plan development in coordination with team members, including methodology to address evaluation questions, sampling strategy, stakeholders to be interviewed, and data collection tools (interview and discussion guides)
  • Identify and conduct interviews with stakeholders identified in the workplan
  • Produce detailed interview notes after each interview
  • Contribute to data review and analyze to produce a Report for submission USAID
  • Support the development of the findings and conclusions table
  • Support the presentation of evaluation initial findings to USAID
  • Co-facilitate the workshop for the co-creation of recommendations with relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to the writing of the evaluation report, integrating comments as needed
  • Contribute to PowerPoint development and presentation of findings for USAID

Other:

  • Any other tasks or activities necessary for the successful completion of the evaluation

Expected deliverables include the following:

  • Desk review matrix
  • Work Plan
  • Data collection tools for the different stakeholders identified in the work plan
  • Interview notes
  • Weekly progress report during data collection phase
  • Findings and conclusions table
  • Recommendations matrix
  • PowerPoint presentation of results
  • Draft of evaluation report
  • Final evaluation report with abstract
  • All work products to be determined in consultation with the Platform team

Position Requirements

Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in social sciences or relevant field with 10 years of experience in development, evaluation and/or social science research. Bachelor’s degree and additional years of experience may substitute.

Experience and Skills

  • Experience with managing water system in Senegal, familiarity with evaluation methodologies is an asset.
  • Strong analytical, writing and synthesis skills are required
  • Advanced proficiency in French is required and fluency in English is an asset
  • Previous experience conducting assessments, evaluations, and/or research and experience with USAID an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with participatory and iterative research methods
  • Familiarity with qualitative and/or quantitative analysis software is an asset

How to Apply

Please submit CV and cover letter, and complete the application on the Careers & Consulting page of https://encompassworld.com with the subject line: Water Specialist by October 6, 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

How to Apply

Please submit CV and cover letter, and complete the application.

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, HIV status, family/marital/parental status, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we work.

For US based positions: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

If you require accommodations in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act to complete your application, please call 301-287-8700, provide your contact information and a description of your accessibility issue. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case-basis, and we will call you back within approximately 3 business days.


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