Evaluation Specialist – Dominican Republic 

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business and holder of the USAID/Dominican Republic Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Platform contract, seeks an Evaluation Specialist to carry out a mid-term performance evaluation of the USAID/Dominican Republic READ activity. This activity is aimed at generating innovation in early grade reading, engaging families and communities, supporting civil society initiatives for policy advocacy, and government collaboration. This assignment is short-term from August – December 2017. It will require approximately 45 days of LOE during this period: 10 days in August-September to conduct a desk review and prepare an inception report (methodology and work plan); 25 days in October-November for field work in the Dominican Republic; and 10 days for data analysis, and report writing. The LOE and scheduling of activities will be confirmed with the selected team members.


  • A higher-level degree, preferably a PhD, in international development, monitoring and evaluation, education, or related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in data collection, sampling, and statistical analysis
  • Experience conducting performance evaluations for education programs
  • 5 years’ experience conducting evaluations for USAID activities and an extensive knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and reporting practices
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills
  • At least a 4S/4R Spanish language fluency

Application Instructions:

Please send a CV and cover letter with stating the position title in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Finalists will be contacted.