International Media, Journalism, & Communications Evaluators & Subject Matter Experts

Arabic, Urdu or Russian, with fluent English – 12 months Part time Consulting Opportunities

The assignment involves an Outcome Evaluation of a Media Portfolio of programs in the DRG sector. The objectives include:

  1. Understanding the extent to which approaches led to expected changes, and whether any positive or negative unexpected changes occurred; and
  2. Exploring whether approaches led to sustainable effects.  The findings are expected to cultivate learning and to inform strategy and funding decisions.

Requirements for ALL POSITIONS:

  • Fully available over twelve (12) months for part-time consulting (not full time employed)
  • In-depth knowledge of international media, journalism and communications
  • Expertise in evaluating foreign assistance projects focused on democracy, human rights, rule of law and media issues
  • Experience working on U.S. government or other donor supported programs
  • Have demonstrated language skills in Arabic, Urdu or Russian, with fluent English
  • Possess exceptional organizational and communication skills

Senior Evaluator/Evaluation Expert & Team Lead

  • Advanced, relevant degree (PhD degree strongly preferred);
    Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in international media/journalism
  • Relevant degree (Master’s degree strongly preferred);
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in M&E
  • Demonstrated ability to design and evaluate foreign assistance evaluations addressing democracy and human rights issues
  • Experience with a variety of evaluation methodologies, including outcome evaluations
  • Experience conducting evaluations in restrictive settings and/or with marginalized populations
  • Experience leading or supporting evaluations addressing rule of law preferred

Local Subject Matter Experts or Evaluation Researchers:

Central Asia, Europe/Eurasia, or Near East Asia

  • Relevant degree (Master’s degree strongly preferred);
  • 5 years’ relevant experience, including foreign assistance to support human rights issues
  • Experienced in performing evaluations and/or assignments in democracy, rule of law, human rights, media, journalism and/or communications;
  • Understanding of social science research methodology, foreign assistance & human rights issues;
  • Deep knowledge of local country and culture, and civil society community;
  • Must understand local languages and English (preferably Arabic, Urdu or Russian)
  • Local from Central Asia, Europe/Eurasia, or Near East Asia.

Interested?  Do you meet all the above requirements?

Submit your CV by Thursday, 29 August to

We will only communicate with shortlisted candidates meeting all of the above requirements

2 Responses

  1. Ruth Esther says:

    Dear Sir/ Madam
    Just for clarity on your advert. One must be speaking one of those languages plus English or even just speaking candidates can apply ? Thanks?

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