JOE - December 2012

Social Impact, Inc.
Impact Evaluation Practice
Senior Impact Evaluation Specialist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Impact Evaluation Specialist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, VA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
F5 -- International Relations and International Political Economy
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords: impact evaluation, IE, STATA, IE,randomized control trials, RCTs, qualtitative analysis, econometrics, statistical sampling
Deadline Date: 01/10/2013

JOE ID Number: 201212_398287

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Social Impact is seeking a Senior IE Specialist to provide high-level technical management, oversight, and support for multiple IEs. The Specialist will also be responsible for continuing to grow the Practice Area. The position offers the potential to serve as a co-Principal Investigator (PI) across a variety of development disciplines, as well as to work with key clients in the integration of rigorous evaluation into their overall approach and build their capacity to implement high quality evaluations.

The Senior Specialist will identify new IE opportunities, write technical sections for proposals, and work with the Finance Department to create IE budgets.

Ph.D. in economics, statistics, public policy, development, etc., or relevant Master�s degree with more than 8 years experience

Demonstrated experience (5-8 years) managing or providing technical guidance to IEs or development field research that explicitly addresses a comparison group using related statistical or econometric techniques

Academic training in: quantitative research/evaluation including familiarity with counterfactual based IE designs such as RCTs, propensity score matching, and regression discontinuity, quantitative analysis, including experience in econometrics and use of STATA, power calculations and statistical sampling

Ability to travel overseas for short-term assignments

Proficiency in French (preferred)
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