L’IFC recrute 01 Results Measurement Specialist – Africa
Localisation Dakar / Sénégal
Expiration 05 Juin 2017
Description de l’offre
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY16, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $19 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
The International Finance Corporation is the largest global development institution that is focused exclusively on the private sector. Part of the World Bank Group, IFC’s vision is that people should have the opportunity to escape poverty and improve their lives. IFC finances private sector investments, mobilizes capital in international financial markets, facilitates trade, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advisory services to businesses and governments. IFC has significantly strengthened its focus on measuring development results over recent years, driving our strategy, operations and staff incentives. A results-focused culture expands the value we bring to our clients and beneficiaries, helps foster best practice among development finance institutions, and demonstrates IFC’s development impact to all stakeholders.
The Economics and Private Sector Development Vice Presidency (CEDVP) is responsible for identifying and delivering on private sector diagnostic needs, drawing on resources across the WBG, to grow IFC’s capacity to present private sector perspectives in SCD/CPF and country strategies; developing sector economic analyses and an ex ante project assessment framework to help guide project selection, complementing our expertise in supporting and monitoring project implementation; as well as identifying and strategically driving policy engagements that create and grow new markets for the private sector. The Vice Presidency is comprised by: i) the Sector Economics and Development Impact department, in charge of sector economics analyses, ex-ante assessment of project development impact, monitoring and ex-post impact evaluation analyses; ii) the Country Economics and Engagement department, in charge of working closely with IFC operations and World Bank Group counterparties in setting development priorities and formulating country strategies through private sector diagnostics, SCDs and CPFs; iii) the Global Macro & Market Research” unit, in charge of generating a deep understanding of economies and markets dynamics, to identify strategic implications for IFC business and clients; iv) the Thought Leadership unit, in charge of providing intellectual leadership on critical areas related to private sector and development; and v) the Government Advisory unit, in charge of identifying opportunities and strategically deploying IFC resources for key policy engagements, working together with the World Bank.
The Development Impact group plays a critical role in the success of IFC’s mission. Staff in the group, located across the institution assistIFC to, measure, monitor, and evaluate our operations and their results; develop methodologies to support these functions; and set global standards for measurement and evaluation. Increasingly, the group will be responsible of supporting the Sector Economists to implement the ex-ante development impact framework, to assess new investments in various sectors. In addition, group staff ensure that results, lessons and evidence continuously inform strategy, operations and incentives across the organization, supporting the alignment of IFC’s intended and actual impact and the achievement of IFC’s mission. The Results Measurement Specialists in country offices are part of a global team that partner with the operational teams to design programs and projects, articulate their expected impact, and to track, monitor and report on their results.
Duties and Accountabilities:
The Unit is looking for a Results Measurement Specialist for INR and PPP in the Africa Region with a minimum of 7 years-experience with private sector operations, evaluation, results measurement, economic evaluation, and/or project management, including significant experience in the infrastructure sectors (energy, water, transport). This is a strategic support and implementation role focused on supporting the articulation and measure of development impact across the project cycle for INR investments and infrastructure related advisory operations and programs in Africa. In this role, the RM specialist will support the monitoring of project and program results measurement work and advising operations staff on best practices.
1. Work with the sector economists and industry strategy team to support the implementation of the new ex-ante framework for assessment of development impact at all stages of the project life-cycle, for Investment Operations. This will include:
Support the Industry team and sector economists to articulate guidance for IOs on translating the ex-ante framework to the sub sector level.
Work with the relevant IS teams in the region to help them to apply the framework in their specific transactions.
Advice and support collection and use of relevant evidence needed to substantiate the articulation of project level and market level outcomes throughout the project cycle, as needed.
Support dissemination and communication of guidelines, data/evidence, benchmarks developed by sector economists.
Support training for operational teams on results measurement related to INR & PPP.
2. Support the development, oversight and coordination of Results Measurement Frameworks for relevant operations in Africa, key donor and strategic programs, infra Joint Implementation Plans (JIP) and Country Partnership Frameworks (CPF):
Work with project teams in the INR & PPP portfolio in Africa to ensure consistent understanding and application of standard results measurement frameworks and methods throughout the project lifecycle.
Provide technical oversight to on-site program reviews and surveys to assess project implementation against results.
Support continuous improvement of results measurement work by providing feedback and best practices to INR Global Industry Department and C3P.
Support the development of results measurement frameworks for select CPFs, infra JIPs and strategic programs.
Provide M&E inputs to donor proposals.
3. Lead data quality assurance and reporting of results for the INR & PPP portfolio in Africa
Monitor data quality for investment and advisory operations, and improve quality as needed.
Collate and verify IDG input, and support target setting for IDG4 (infrastructure) and IDG 6 (climate change – GHG emissions reductions).
Ensure standards for quality of project documents and DOTS ratings, accurate reporting and evidential support for results reported, working with project teams to resolve problems.
Ensure that the quality of data used in donor programs meets required IFC standards and definitions.
Design, commission and conduct/support evaluations, in agreement with operations in the region.
Disseminate regional evaluation findings to regional operations colleagues.
Participate in any rapid assessments for enabling a better understanding of impact at the beneficiary and market levels
Work with group colleagues to develop analytics to improve insights and best practices.
Advanced degree in economics, business, finance or other relevant degree.
At least 5 years of relevant experience with private sector operations, in the areas of evaluation and social research, results measurement, economic evaluation, and/or project management in the infrastructure sectors (energy, water, transport), or with international financial institutions.
Sector knowledge and expertise on topics such as renewable energy, distributed generation, roads, LNG, and/or sanitation.
Understanding of industry trends and technologies, and key drivers to ensure focus on most relevant outcomes and impacts.
Experience with results measurement methods, including evaluation methodologies (quantitative and qualitative) and their appropriate use. Training or certification in monitoring and/or evaluations is a plus.
Familiarity with the Africa region and/or experience in fragile and conflict affected states is a plus.
Prior experience with donor reporting or management of donor funded program.
English language fluency a must, and French/Spanish is a plus.
Knowledge of specialized infra related databases.
Experience/ Expertise in economic impact estimation or economic modeling is a plus.
Knowledge of IFC’s corporate environment and the context, trends, concerns and on-going events within IFC regional strategies is a plus.
For Corporate Information and to apply to the position, please visit www.ifc.org/careers, vacancy number 170946. Deadline is June 5, 2017.
IFC values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of IFC member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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