Khulisa is a US small business and holds several evaluation Indefinite Quantity Contracts with various clients

Excellent full-time opportunity for a senior-level professional with a passion for International Development, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), research, project management, and new business development to join our technical team in our Washington office.


  • Master’s degree in international development, social sciences or other relevant areas
  • 5-10 years’ Monitoring and Evaluation experience with designing and conducting evaluations, assessments, and/or data quality reviews using a wide range of methodologies
  • Experience leading teams with associated project and task management skills
  • Strong analytical skills – qualitative and quantitative analysis, interpretation, and writing
  • Excellent writing skills to meet different audience needs and attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience in M&E technical proposal development
  • Proficiency with the full suite of MS Office applications
  • Pro-active self-starter, team player willing to take initiative and go the extra mile
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking and working in a consultancy environment
  • Must be willing and able to travel locally and internationally
  • Holding a government Security Clearance at least at Secret level, or able and willing to obtain one, is very desirable
  • Familiarity with donor-related policies and procedures (USAID, State Department, Foundations, others)

Further skills that would be advantageous:

  • Statistics, sampling, and research design
  • Fluency in French, Spanish, or Portuguese
  • Experience with Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) and Knowledge Management practices

Main Duties:

  • Lead and manage all elements of impact/program/process evaluations, assessments, data quality reviews, and other key M&E tasks; 
  • Draft reports, learning briefs, and presentations;
  • Supervise and mentor junior evaluation team members if needed;
  • Lead technical design and approach for selected impact/program/process evaluations, assessments, data quality reviews as part of the New Business team and provide other support such as recruiting team members and drafting LoE and timelines;
  • Contribute to Khulisa management and quality assurance processes;
  • Participate, and occasionally lead, learning efforts including internal and external learning sessions, blogs and #EvalTuesdayTips.

Only shortlisted candidates eligible to work in the U.S. will be contacted