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Education Specialists at LINC

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Organization Name: LINC

Job Title: Education Specialist

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Education

Position Description

  • LINC is seeking evaluation experts to be proposed on task orders under the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Evaluation, Assessments, and Analyses (EAA) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). Under this mechanism consultants are anticipated to provide technical and advisory services in: (1) planning and conducting evaluations, analyses, and assessments; (2) technical assistance in relevant subject-matter areas; (3) capacity building; and (4) data visualization, synthesis, evaluation, program and policy analysis.
  • We are recruiting for experts with demonstrated professional experience conducting evaluations and/or analyses in East Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, DR Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
  • Technical experts should have demonstrated experience in the education sector, specifically basic education and higher education.
  • Applicants should have experience conducting discrete research, designing, monitoring and/or evaluating donor-funded development programming in this sector, and a strong background in quantitative and/or qualitative methods, research design, data quality control, analytics and reporting.
  • Applications will be assessed and added to LINC’s EAA roster on an ongoing basis.

    Job Summary

  • LINC is seeking evaluation experts to be proposed on task orders under the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Evaluation, Assessments, and Analyses (EAA) .

    Skill Areas:

  • Successful candidates should be able demonstrate rich expertise in one or more of the following skill areas relevant to donor-funded development programming in one or more countries in East Africa:

    • Advanced research methods, including a range of evaluation, assessment, program design and monitoring methodologies;

    • Program evaluation utilizing qualitative and/or qualitative techniques, potentially

    including experimental, quasi-experimental, performance evaluation, whole-of-project evaluation, and Developmental Evaluation (DE);

    • Field data collection, including conducting of focus groups, key informant interviews, and surveys;

    • Data quality control, including data quality assessment and oversight;

    • Advanced data analytics, including descriptive statistics, systems analysis, and data visualization;

    • Assessment and evaluation writing and reporting, demonstrating a track record of authorship of high-quality reporting documentation;

    • Technical expertise in the education sector, relevant to the East African context;

    • Understanding and expertise in development policy and programming, including key governmental, bi-lateral, and multi-lateral policy and funding priorities.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • We anticipate that most successful candidates will have a Master’s degree, at least 5 of experience working on donor-funded programming in East Africa, and fluency in English. The ability to speak Swahili and/or other local languages is a plus.

    How to Apply

  • Send resume/CV to
  • with the position title included in the subject line.
  • No phone calls please.
  • Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for will be contacted.
  • LINC LLC is an equal opportunity employer.


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