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Mid- to Senior- Level Economist, USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program

Mid- to Senior- Level Economist, USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS seeks an Economist to provide support for the USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program.

 

The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program is a five-year activity expected to start in mid-2018. CAMRIS will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its performance and, to a lesser extent the performance of its Implementing Partners, in collaborating, learning and performing in order to fortify the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a ready source of advice and guidance to USAID/Uganda and IP staff.
  • Increase USAID/Uganda’s understanding of local context through rapid assessments, ongoing research, and continuous dialogue with Ugandan thought leaders.
  • Coordinate with each other to provide a comprehensive perspective to USAID/Uganda’s learning.
  • Draft SOWs for, help select, arrange meetings and site visits for, and deepen the work of visiting evaluation, analytic, assessment and activity design teams and individuals funded by USAID/Uganda.
  • Facilitate collaboration among Ugandan thought leader.
  • Increase USAID/Uganda’s thought leadership through media, a public speakers series, etc., in purposeful ways to further open the enabling environment for the success of USAID/Uganda activities.

Qualifications

  • PhD in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.
  • At least 10+ years of professional experience and an understanding of issues related to sustainable economic development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills.
  • Ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • East Africa experience is considered a plus.
  • Experience with USAID is preferred.