Closing Date : 2018-07-18
Duty Station : Monrovia, Liberia
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Organization: Social Impact
Country: Liberia
Closing date: 18 Jul 2018

Economist, Legal and Anti-Corruption Midterm Performance Evaluation, Liberia

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

In Liberia, SI implements the Liberia Strategic Analysis (LSA) activity which provides USAID/Liberia with analytical and advisory services in support of strategic planning, project and activity design, performance monitoring and evaluation, and learning and adapting. LSA s services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health, education, the environment, and economic growth.

Project Objective:

USAID/Liberia has engaged LSA to conduct an external Midterm Performance Evaluation of a legal and anti-corruption activity. This activity promotes a more effective and accountable formal justice sector through improved capacity of five legal institutions in Liberia. The purpose of this evaluation is to examine the appropriateness, performance, and sustainability of the intervention and identify best practices for the remaining years of implementation. USAID/Liberia will use findings from the evaluation to inform more strategic investment in the sector.

The estimated start date will be August 27, 2018 through November 2018. The estimated LOE will be 43 days.

Deadline for applications: July 18, 2018

Position Description:

SI is seeking an Economist who will provide technical support to the evaluation team. The Economist will be working alongside three team members: Team Leader, Rule of Law Specialist, and Logistics Coordinator.


Perform desk review and identify additional information required for analysis.Provide technical expertise related to costing of interventions and support the Team Leader's efforts in evaluation design, methodology, and data collection instruments.Schedule and interview key stakeholders and beneficiaries.Provide ongoing analysis of qualitative and quantitative data.Support the preparation and presentation of the key findings and recommendations to USAID/Liberia.Write assigned sections of the draft evaluation report in coordination with the team members, taking into consideration feedback from the preliminary findings presentation.Work collaboratively with team members throughout design, implementation, analysis, and report writing to complement each other's areas of expertise.


Must have at least eight years of experience working with or evaluating rule of law or anti-corruption activities in developing countries.An advanced degree in a discipline related to economics, statistics, law, public administration, or related field.Must have demonstrated experience in the design of cost-benefit analysis, methodology determinations, and data collection instruments. Analysis will include budgets, costing by outputs, and sector report data.Knowledge of USAID rules, regulations, and procedures is desirable.Must have exceptional organizational, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

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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