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Midterm Evaluation Lead Consultant, MozMEL Activity

International Development
21600001513 Requisition #

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.


Project Summary:

The Mozambique Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MozMEL) Activity is a five-year initiative to support the Mission in monitoring, evaluation, learning, training, and logistical support. Programa Inter- Religioso contra a Malaria’s (PIRCOM) aim is to contribute to increased adoption of positive nutrition, HIV and AIDS, MNCH, and malaria health behaviors, by using existing religious networks and community radios. It develops and adjusts appropriate messages and materials to shift harmful behaviors and practices affecting the proposed beneficiaries of the project.


**Please note: All citizenships are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Midterm Evaluation Lead Consultant position for the PIRCOM midterm evaluation in Social and Behavioral Change (SBC) will have the responsibility of leading the evaluation, leveraging the in-depth knowledge of SBC, and proficiency in evaluation methodologies. This is a short-term position, with travel as needed. The expected level of effort is 45 days during the period September to December 2023.



  • Review background documents of key activities (i.e., quarterly reports, success stories, evaluations) relevant to USAID and external knowledge products and reports, to include the final evaluation of PIRCOM social and behavior change communication (SBCC) Activity Saúde pela Fé.
  • Review the evaluation statement of work that will include detailed methodology, data collection tools, data collectors’ training material, itinerary of fieldwork.
  • Manage a collaborative team to conduct fieldwork in three provinces out of the five covered by the project.
  • Perform quantitative surveys, conduct on-site observations and engaging in insightful key informant interviews (KII).
  • Conduct focus group discussions (FGD).
  • Submit daily data collection progress reports.
  • Develop and present to MozMEL the Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations (FCR).
  • Draft a comprehensive evaluation report for review by USAID.
  • Revise the report based on USAID feedback.
  • Present key findings and recommendations to stakeholders. 



  • Master's degree in social sciences or a related field is required.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience specifically in SBCC is required.
  • Experience in leading evaluations, especially midterm evaluations of development projects, which includes designing evaluation frameworks, data collection tools, and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative data is required.
  • Experience in a variety of research methodologies, including desk reviews, quantitative surveys, qualitative interviews, focus group discussions, and field observations is required.
  • Experience in leading evaluations, in similar contexts or within Mozambique is preferred.
  • Experience in faith-based SBCC for health is preferred.
  • Strong background and expertise in social and behavioral change, public health, development, or a related field is required.
  • Strong communication skills to prepare clear and concise reports, presenting findings to diverse audiences, and facilitating discussions during focus group discussions and interviews is required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Portuguese is preferred.


*Deadline for applying for this position - September 22, 2023


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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