Operational Research Expert for a forthcoming opportunity in DRC

Montrose

Montrose is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialised in the sectors of health, education, climate and environment and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other development stakeholders.

FCDO are currently looking to implement an independent Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) and research service for the British Embassy Kinshasa’s (BEK) two new complementary human development programmes: Services Essentiels de Santé Maternelle et Infantile en RDC (SEMI) relating to health; and AXE-FILLES Accès et Égalité pour l’Éducation des Filles relating to education. Both programmes work in the Kasai province of the DRC. The objective of the Third-Party Monitoring of SEMI and AXE-FILLEs is to provide high quality reviews of the programmes, conduct research (baseline studies) and support FCDO and other key stakeholders to understand key learnings and make evidence-based decisions.

Montrose are looking for a team of consultants to work on this programme in DRC. We are especially looking for an Operational Research Expert ideally based full-time in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Monitoring & Evaluation expertise in programmes of considerable size and complexity
  • Experience in women & girls programming (particularly health and education)
  • FCDO experience preferred
  • Demonstrated fluency in written French and English is required

Expected Tasks

  • Perform one or two baseline studies/audits of quality-of-service delivery of the programmes
  • Generate evidence on the joint impact of both programmes on women and girls in the province.
  • Delivery of a small number of pieces of quick ‘nimble’ analysis/research against emerging needs when identified to facilitate appropriate programme course correction.

How to apply

How to apply

This role is contingent upon successful appointment of Montrose by FCDO.

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application Here before the 28th of July 2023. Please note that there will be a rolling review of applications, so we encourage early application.

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