Activity: USAID/ZAMBIA Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Platform Activity(Z-MELP)
Implementer: SoCha LLC
SoCha (a portmanteau of Social and Change) is an independent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) firm that provides bespoke solutions to social challenges. Since SoCha's inception in 2010, we have grown into a fully-fledged ME&L services firm that specializes in advancing innovative methodologies and changing the way donors find solutions to social problems.
USAID/Zambia has a diverse portfolio with programs in the following areas: Health (HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning and Reproductive Health, Water Supply and Sanitation, Nutrition, Malaria, Tuberculosis); Education (basic education and early child development); Economic growth (Agriculture policy support, private sector, economic opportunity, energy, environment, global climate change, wildlife conservation, energy); and Democracy and Governance (rule of law and human rights, good governance, political environment and consensus building, civil society).
Z-MELP is an implementing mechanism which gives the Mission access to technical and advisory services to design and carry out specialized multiple, third-party, MEL tasks including practices, processes, and requirements that support Program Cycle implementation.
Scope of Work
Z-MELP is looking to recruit a team leader for an anticipated evaluation of a large-scale USAID/Zambia Health Activity focused on providing a multidisciplinary approach to support HIV epidemic control. The Team Lead will be responsible for the overall management of the evaluation, including coordinating, drafting, and packaging the deliverables in conjunction with Z-MELP management. The Team Lead will also develop the outline for the draft report, present the report, and submit the final report to USAID/Zambia within the prescribed timeline after incorporating USAID/Zambia staff comments. This position is contingent on donor approval and funding. The evaluation is expected to run from May 2023 to September 2023.
Evaluation Team Leader Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
This position is in Lusaka with travel within Zambia.
LOE or Contract Length
This is a short-term technical Assistance (STTA) position, and the total estimated Level of Effort is anticipated to be 45 days.