Consulting Opportunity with Palladium – M&E & Gender – multiple countries
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
- International Development
- Strategy Execution Consulting
- Impact Investment
- Training and Events
We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
Project Overview and Role
The E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project, implemented by Management Systems International (MSI) and the Palladium Group, is conducting a performance evaluation of the Women?s Leadership Portfolio (WLP) in coordination with USAID?s Office of Gender Equality and Women?s Empowerment. This evaluation will help USAID understand the characteristics of WLP?s interventions, identify achievements through the WLP, assess the sustainability of WLP activities, and help the Agency understand how these funds were used to advance gender equality and female empowerment programming.
The timeframe is from August to September with about 14 days of LOE total.
Please apply by sending your current CV or resume and expression of interest to: Rada Lankina at [email protected]
As part of data collection activities for this evaluation, Palladium is seeking Local Evaluation Experts to work closely with the MSI and Palladium team based in Washington, DC to conduct key informant interviews and small group interviews with beneficiaries and implementing partners of the WLP activities over a one- to two-week period during August to September 2017. The Expert must be based in one of the following countries where data collection may take place: Bangladesh, Colombia, Ethiopia,Kenya. Rwanda, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Nepal, or Papua New Guinea.
The Local Evaluation Expert is expected to have at least 10 years? experience in research, performance monitoring, and evaluation, preferably for USAID or other international donors; demonstrated knowledge and experience in gender equality and women?s empowerment; and strong experience in collecting qualitative data. The local expert must speak fluent English as well as local languages as necessary. Additionally, the local expert must have the following skills and resources: computer use including MS Office and Excel; access to a laptop, Skype, email, and a mobile phone; and willingness to travel within country overnight. Individuals must provide references speaking to their ability to conduct interviews and conduct research with minimal in-person supervision, and must submit samples of their ability to write in clear and precise English. Researchers will be asked to tape record interviews and write up notes in English in a timely manner.