• Washington, DC, USA
  • Short-Term


The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health Evaluation and Learning Support Activity (GH EvaLS) is a five-year USAID Bureau for Global Health Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $39 million ceiling. GH EvaLS provides evaluation, assessment, and learning support for health-related projects and activities at USAID/Washington and USAID Missions. Projects within the USAID Bureau for Global Health's portfolio support the U.S. Government's goals to improve global health through preventing child and maternal deaths; controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and combating infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.

GH EvaLS provides assessments, performance and impact evaluations, and learning and adaptive management services that are transparent, based on the best methods, and oriented towards reinforcing local ownership. This includes four types of evaluations of President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) programs: process, outcome, economic, and impact. PEPFAR is a U.S. governmental initiative to address the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.

GH EvaLS is seeking a Team Lead/Organization Management Specialist for an Assessment of the GH Country Team System. the Country Team (CT) system serves as a central platform through which countries receiving GH funding can access integrated technical, strategic and management support. This centralized platform enables field Missions to communicate with a designated team that is knowledgeable about the country's context and USAID's health program to obtain the most appropriate technical assistance and resources. Office of Country Support (OCS) serves as the steward of the CT system, providing leadership and management functions.

The Team Lead/Organization Management Specialist will be responsible for guiding the team through every step of the evaluation and will be responsible for the successful completion and submission of deliverables. In addition, s/he will be responsible for providing technical expertise regarding the CT system's organizational structures. The Team Lead/Organization Management Specialist should have previous experience assessing USAID systems/programs and knowledge of/experience with the USAID CT system.


The Team Lead/Organization Management Specialist will serve as the team lead for the assessment. Key roles and responsibilities include: 1) review documents; 2) ensure key questions for the assessment are finalized with OCS's inputs; 3) plan and complete stakeholders consultations working with OCS; 4) conduct analysis and draft reports; 5) prepare slides and present the summary of the key findings and recommended strategies and approaches for strengthening the Country System and 6) facilitate a work planning session with OSC and OHA. The lead consultant will establish a regular check-in with OCS to seek input and make necessary changes as needed.


· Minimum of 10 years experience with USAID project design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation

· MA in public health, evaluation, or related field

· Familiarity with the USAID CT System

· Experience in operations and management (both at Washington and ) of USAID project and/or programs

· Experience providing technical leadership on evaluations and assessments

· Demonstrated experience leading health evaluations or assessments, utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods

· Excellent organizational skills and ability to keep to a timeline

· Excellent skills in planning, facilitation, and consensus building

· Excellent interpersonal skills, including experience successfully interacting with USAID at USAID/Washington and Missions, host government officials, and various stakeholders

· Excellent skills in project management

· Good writing skills, with extensive report writing experience

· Familiarity with USAID policies and practices including:

· Evaluation policy

  • Results Frameworks

· Performance monitoring plans

All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.

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