World Bank, Togo: French-speaking Impact Evaluation Coordinator

Seeking a French-speaking Impact Evaluation Coordinator to work in Togo.

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Impact Evaluation Coordinator, Togo, The World Bank

The World Bank is seeking a French-speaking individual consultant to supervise impact evaluations in Togo and support the government in the pre-implementation of the programs.

The impact evaluations will assess the effects disaggregated by gender of the owner of managerial training programs and a matching grant scheme for both informal and formal enterprises, as well as an initiative from the government to address the significant youth unemployment problem in Togo through a subsidized program of internships in the private sector. The consultant will work on awareness campaigns, preparing the launch of the programs, surveys, training of enumerators, supervising field work and ensuring quality of the data being captured, and in developing the relationship with counterparts.

The consultant will work closely with the World Bank's Africa Region Finance and Private Sector Development (FPD), the Africa Region Gender Practice, the Development Impact Evaluation Initiative (DIME), other World Bank teams, the government and specialized agencies, private sector associations, women's groups, and the selected survey firms.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a Masters-level graduate in a relevant field (Economics, Business Administration, International Development, Statistics). Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, experience with survey field work and data management, and preferably experience in Africa. Relevant understanding of enterprises and gender especially in the regional context are preferred.  Ability to work independently with limited supervision is necessary. Be fluent in French is necessary.

The proposed work would start in November 2011. The consultant will be located in Lomé, Togo. The assignment is expected to require 150 days of work until June 2012. Depending on needs of the project, availability of budget, and performance, the assignment can be extended.

To apply, please send cover letter and CV to Francisco Campos at fcampos@worldbank.org by Wednesday, October 26, 2011. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Suitable CVs that are not retained for this position will be saved for future openings.

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