Analyst – Research / Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning / North Africa region

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Tunisia
Organization: Altai Consulting
Closing date: 21 May 2021

Type of Contract: Fixed

Location: Based in Tunis – Covering North Africa, focusing on Libya

Duration of Contract: 12 months (renewable)


Altai Consulting is a strategy, research and monitoring & evaluation firm focusing on the developing world. Altai began operating in 2003 and has since successfully completed over 350 consulting and research assignments in Africa, the Middle East and in Central Asia. Our clients include major international private sector actors as well as donors and their implementing partners, international organizations (the European Union, United Nations, World Bank, etc.), and INGOs looking for both technical expertise and high-level strategy advice.


As part of its Public Policy Practice, Altai Consulting seeks experienced and knowledgeable consultants for several projects involving a strong experience in Research and Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL). Based in Tunis, to support several national (Libya) and large regional research or MEL programs.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Support the design of research project methodologies

  • Support the design of research tools design (questionnaires)

  • Conduct field research (qualitative and quantitative)

  • Coordinate remotely field work with Altai team and other field researchers if required

  • Ensure regular debriefs with field teams ad quality control on the data collected

  • Coordinate the data entry and data cleaning phases

  • Produce analytical reports and prepare presentations for clients

  • Participate in the development of research projects and methodologies for the Monitoring and Evaluation of projects in North Africa

  • Liaise regularly with and provide support to implementing partners

  • Design and maintain project databases

  • Analyze large quantities of data from varied sources

  • Report writing in English

  • Prepare presentations

  • Prepare documentation when required by clients or the management of the company

  • Others as required.



  • Masters' degree in Economics, International Relations and/or Development, Public Policy, Evaluation, Engineering, Statistics or Data analytics.

Analytical skills requirements:

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with particular attention to detail and accuracy

Communication requirements:

  • Adept at report writing and presenting findings

  • Excellent written and spoken English required

  • Experience writing policy papers, assessments, and/or strategic recommendations that require deep analytical capacity

  • Knowledge of Arabic is a plus


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, including prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines

  • Knowledge of excel (Lookup, Pivot tables…) required

  • Knowledge of QGIS, SPSS, Stata and R is a plus

  • Flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently

  • Mature and independent personality with a curious and humble mindset

  • Client oriented

  • Team player

  • Eagerness to travel and discover new cultures & environments

  • Must be available for relocation to Tunis

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