Evaluation Team Leader At The QED Group, LLC

The QED Group, LLC  is a growing international development consulting and management firm with practice areas in monitoring and evaluation, democracy and governance, health, knowledge management and professional services with experience in over 70 countries around the world.

Position:   Evaluation Team Leader

Location:  Kano State

Job Level:  Senior-level


The QED Group  seeks qualified candidates to serve as Team Leader to manage and supervise a six-month anticipated project evaluation focused on community empowerment and governance accountability activities in the three northern Nigeria states of Kaduna, Jigawa and Kano.  The project is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Project office will be based in Kano with frequent travel to these three states. Follow-up work is expected.


 Work closely with the donor, the project service provider and the Deputy Team Leader, plan, schedule, manage and monitor the work of the evaluation team in order to provide quality timely deliverables
Provide technical leadership of the evaluation team on the overall evaluation methodology,  approaches (for data collection and analysis) and  international best practice.

Serve as the primary point of contact and donor liaison for the evaluation team.
Work closely with the Deputy Team Leader, ensure that logistical, administrative and financial issues are addressed to maintain the smooth functioning of the evaluation mission.
Directly supervise evaluation deputy team leader and indirectly other team members.
Lead the drafting, preparation and presentation of any reports and presentations, be they weekly, monthly, quarterly or ad hoc.
Build and maintain a strong motivated team through mentoring, coaching, clear and open  communications.


A minimum of 15 years international development experience with at least five-years’  experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating  frameworks, plans and systems.
A minimum of one year of experience serving as an evaluation or M&E Team Leader.
At least two field assignments in Africa with Nigeria or West Africa experience preferred.
Sectoral expertise in community development / empowerment, governance and/or capacity building grants.
Masters’ in social sciences, statistics, international development or related field.
Experiencing working on or managing a DFID-funded activity within the last five years a plus.
Demonstrated flexibility and an ability to develop strong working relationships in a complex working environment.
Fluency in written and spoken English.  Working proficiency in Hausa a plus.
Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite

Application Closing Date:
7th September, 2012

Method Of Application:
Interested candidates should

Click here to apply online

 Follow the application instructions. Applications submitted by other means will not be considered. Phone calls are not allowed.


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