Manager: Evaluation and Learning for Systems Change – Africa at Genesis Analytics – May 2024

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Manager: Evaluation and Learning for Systems Change – Africa

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the world through systems change?  We are looking for a dynamic manager to augment our management team.
  • As a manager in E4D, you will lead and champion projects. You will simplify complex findings, develop innovative solutions, and structure communications that promote constructive dialogues with diverse stakeholders. You will be responsible for providing expert guidance and support on the integration of systems change across E4D’s monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) projects in the Young World.

 As an E4D manager, you will:

  • Lead the design, implementation and management of MEL projects.
  • Manage data collection processes, including across multiple countries.
  • Provide technical guidance and balanced feedback to teams in developing digestible and effective reports.
  • Lead the development of proposals and contribute to project origination.
  • Manage interactions with diverse stakeholders, including business leaders, executives, high-level policymakers, implementing partners, communities and impact populations to develop and implement strategies, policies, and programmes that can foster systems change.
  • Contribute towards industry developments and communities of practice.
  • Contribute to practice management, including strategy development and execution

Requirements

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong academic background – Minimum of a Masters degree in an analytical field of study.
  • At least 8 years of work experience is required.
  • Prior experience in a consulting firm or similar analytical environment is an advantage.
  • Experience in leading evaluations, managing learning partnerships and supporting systems change is required. Ability to design and deploy complexity-aware and power-reflexive approaches to MEL is preferred.
  • Experience in one or more of the following sectoral areas is an advantage: agri-food systems, gender, social protection, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), financial inclusion, digital economy, environmental sustainability, climate action, enterprise development and/or workforce development, and other related areas
  • Prior experience working with foundations, bilateral donors, multilateral agencies, DFIs and impact investors is an advantage
  • Managerial experience with diverse and multicultural teams, including in hybrid and fully virtual work environments
  • Intellectual curiosity, strong research, analytical and lateral thought processes, excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to balance work pressures and energise teams in a productive manner
  • Strong project management, project administration, planning and organisational skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Advanced digital literacy, including competence using Microsoft Suite and Google Suite applications. Knowledge of data analysis using STATA and/or R is an advantage
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills – ability to communicate at all levels. Proficiency in other languages is an advantage.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Genesis Analytics on genesis.mcidirecthire.com to apply