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Lebanon: Team Leader, Lebanon Water Project (LWP) Midterm Evaluation

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Organization: Social Impact
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 21 Sep 2018

The Lebanon Water Project (LWP) is a $65 million activity that extends from September 2015 until September 2020, awarded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and is being implemented by DAI Global LLC.

The objective of LWP is to increase access to clean, reliable, and sustainable sources of drinking water for Lebanese citizens. LWP focuses on improving Lebanon’s capacity in the management of water resources, enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of the public water utilities, and addressing water challenges arising from the impact of the Syrian refugee influx to Lebanon. The activity provides technical and capital assistance to relevant stakeholders and counterparts to enhance the performance of the water sector in Lebanon. LWP also promotes better water governance to help ensure long-term preservation of Lebanon’s water resources

The objective of this LWP mid-term performance evaluation is to validate LWP’s theory of change and its Results Framework (Annex 1) and to provide directions for the remainder of the activity. This evaluation seeks to use the knowledge and learning gained from LWP implementation to date, monitoring data, knowledge about the project context, and other sources to recommend adjustments to interventions and approaches as needed.

The team will include a technical expert who will act as the Team Leader. The Team Leader (Expatriate)/ Water Sector Expert should have a professional background in water utility and resources management or civil engineering in the water sector. He/She should preferably have work experience in water sector development strategies and development programs in developing countries. This person shall be responsible for coordinating and directing the overall evaluation, including preparation and submission of the draft and final evaluation report. He/she should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the design, implementation, and/or evaluation of foreign assistance water sector projects with organizations like USAID, the United Nations, or the World Bank. He/she should have an advanced degree in civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Public Administration, or in another relevant area and with sufficient knowledge of gender sensitive evaluations. The team leader should have excellent written and oral communication skills in English (45 days LOE).

The estimated duration for completion of the evaluation is 9 weeks proposed to start early October 2018. A six-day work week is assumed.


How to apply:

Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter to kryan@socialimpact.com.