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Evaluation Expert

Position:  Evaluation Expert

Location: Ghana

Position Status: Full-Time

Apply by: August 15, 2023

About LINC

LINC is a mission-driven US-based small business committed to support local organizations leading their own development. We do this by implementing programs and delivering consulting and training in the areas of monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL), capacity-strengthening, and collective action. The recipient of USAID’s Small Business of the Year award in 2017, we are a team of reflective and passionate development professionals. Our country experience spans Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. For more information on LINC, please visit www.linclocal.org.

Position Description

LINC is seeking an Evaluation Expert for the USAID West Africa Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Platform (CLAP) and Monitor Activity. This program will enhance USAID/WA’s effectiveness in its Economic Growth efforts by conducting high-quality evaluations, knowledge-sharing, and adaptive management to improve programmatic decision-making in the region.  

The Evaluation Expert will oversee evaluation, analyses, and assessments throughout the life of the activity, including reporting and, in collaboration with the Chief of Party, ensuring that results are disseminated and used.

This is a full-time position contingent upon USAID award.

**Citizens of Ghana are strongly encouraged to apply**


  • Oversee evaluation, analyses, and assessments throughout the life of the activity, including data collection, design of evaluation methodologies and participatory data collection methods and protocols, as well as data quality verification techniques.
  • Responsible for the design, quality, and final deliverables of all evaluation reports and any evaluations, assessments, surveys, and studies, including testing of development hypotheses, where feasible.
  • Responsible for design of the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations.
  • Work with the Chief of Party to share evaluation information and support its uptake and use through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation.
  • Draft technical scopes of work for and supervise the performance of consultants and subcontractors.
  • Coordinate and provide evaluation technical assistance to USAID, implementing partners, and partner organizations.

Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidates should have:

  • A Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, agriculture, statistics, or business administration.
  • Minimum eight years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation methodologies (i.e., both quantitative and qualitative data collection, processing, and analysis).
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation and USAID’s collaboration, learning, and adapting (CLA) approach, including using MEL activities to inform project implementation.
  • Understanding of international development, including health, education, governance, and energy.
  • Prior experience working in Ghana or the West Africa region required.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and professional-level French.

Application Instructions

Please send a resume/CV to jobs@linclocal.org by August 15, 2023, with the subject line “West Africa CLAP Evaluation Expert.” No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. LINC LLC is an equal opportunity employer.