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Midterm Evaluator

Middle East & North Africa (MENA) – Tetouan, Morocco
Department Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
Employment Type Consultancy
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are Searchers.
We are over 600 strong worldwide. We believe in our mission to end violent conflict.
It’s our purpose - our call to action.

A Searcher understands our vision of a world where:
Differences stimulate social progress, rather than precipitate violence
Respect for and cooperation with those we disagree with is considered the norm

A Searcher is a dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate individual, committed to our values.
Shared Humanity. Empathy. Impartiality. Inclusivity. Courage. Hope. Humility. Audacity.
With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, we implement projects from 55 offices in 34 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. You will be joining other highly motivated Searchers with a good team spirit and through commitment and dedication, have opportunities to grow.

We are searching for…

Search for Common Ground-Morocco (Search-Morocco) is seeking a Midterm Evaluator for the project, Favorable Opportunities to Reinforce Self Advancement for Today’s Youth (FORSATY). The project aims to encourage marginalized urban youth to participate constructively in local governance in order to effect positive change in their own neighborhoods, develop a sense of civic responsibility and community belonging, and inspire other youth through local competitions, online social media, and radio and television programming. The initiative is being implemented in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).


Applicants should closely review the program context and methodological requirements here before submitting their applications


Your Contribution

The following specific deliverables will be expected (in English)

  • Final Technical Offer from the consultant;
  • Questionnaires, discussion guides, and other data collection tools;
  • Fieldwork report provided within 3 working days after the end of the data collection phase (report not exceeding 3 pages describing how the data collection tools were developed, how the recruitment and training of the enumerators, how the fieldwork went off and what challenges were faced);
  • Electronic data files;
  • Powerpoint presentation of the evaluation’s main findings;
  • Midterm evaluation report.

You are...

Minimum requirements for this position include:

  • Minimum 5 years applied experience in conducting project evaluations preferably in peacebuilding-related field;
  • Minimum Bachelor’s level degree in conflict resolution, international relations, a related social science field, or statistics;
  • Proven quantitative and qualitative research skills (provide a copy of any baseline/evaluation reports produced);
  • Strong methodological background, DME systems experience, knowledge of logical and results frameworks, evaluation design, and methodologies.
  • Participatory design, monitoring, and evaluation experience;
  • Knowledge of the use of youth engagement, local governance curriculum, behavior change communications and media;
  • Work experience in Morocco;
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of Moroccan Darija preferable.

Duration & Deadlines

The duration of the contract will be a total period of 2 months starting from May 2, 2018 until June 30, 2018.

  • The Evaluator will be expected to be in-country for at least 30 working days;
  • Deadline for first draft of assessment will be June 15, 2018;
  • Deadline for final receipt of all deliverables will be June 30, 2018.

Sound good?  To apply, interested candidates should send the following items to our employment website here:

  • Cover letter
  • Send a writing sample(s) (at least 300, no more than 500 words,)  in English (and French and Arabic if you have it)
  • Current resume

We are looking to fill this position with the right candidate. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website for full details of our work.

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    Tetouan, Morocco
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    Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
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