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Social Impact

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Impact Evaluation
Technical Director

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465503
Date Posted: 10/06/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Technical Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F0 -- General
F2 -- International Factor Movements and International Business
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
F5 -- International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy
F6 -- Economic Impacts of Globalization
H0 -- General
I0 -- General
O0 -- General
R0 -- General
Keywords:
Impact Evaluation
International Development
Economics
Statistics
Technical
Technical Director
Research
Evaluation
Evaluations
Survey
Data
Data Analysis
Performance Evaluation
Performance Evaluations
Impact Evaluations
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Social Impact is hiring a Technical Director to design and lead complex, policy-relevant impact evaluations and large-scale surveys. They will play a significant role in proposal development and in creating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders among SI’s clients and partners. The TD will be supported by a cohort of accomplished professionals well-versed in quantitative research and statistical analysis.

The TD will serve as Principal Investigator/Team Leader, Chief of Party, or other senior technical roles in leading SI evaluation teams, providing technical quality assurance, introducing and infusing new technical approaches and methods, and representing SI in the wider development community.

The TD will be engaged throughout the evaluation cycle, with responsibilities including conceptualizing evaluation designs, leading scoping trips, designing sampling strategies, developing instruments, overseeing data collection, designing and carrying out analysis, and disseminating results through written reports and conference presentations.

We’re seeking candidates with a minimum of a Master’s degree (ideally a Ph.D.) in economics, statistics, public policy, development, etc. with at least 7-10 years of professional experience. This opportunity is available on either a part- or full-time basis depending on the candidate’s preference.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021