The team

Become an Affiliate Researcher or Consultant!

Our affiliates are trusted evaluators, researchers, and advisors to MEAL executives, project teams, managers, donors, and diverse stakeholders. We help to build strategic plans, execute theory of change, and improve impacts through scientific-based evaluations, MEAL system support and capacity building.

Interested in Joining the Team?

  • Do you have perennial experience in evaluations and have at least a master’s degree in a relevant discipline?
  • Do you already work as an evaluation specialist in your organization and have extra-time to engage in evaluations?

If yes, then you might be the right candidate we are looking for. As an affiliate consultant/researcher, you are responsible for the acquisition of projects, taking part in evaluations/research that fit your area of expertise, assure quality of your projects, and undergo the FIFE toolbox kit training.

FIFE affiliate consultants/researchers are specialised in respective fields with qualifications spanning across climate change, food security, poverty, WASH, human rights & gender, migration, project management, capacity training, auditing etcetera.

To become an Affiliate consultant, you should meet the following requirements;

  • Successfully graduated in the fields of: sociology, politics, economics, psychology, education, health, Agriculture etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative social research methods for data collection and analysis
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evaluation research and practice
  • Perennial experience in project management
  • Ability to work independently
  • High communication skills, flexibility and ability to work in teams
  • Very good English in speaking and writing  (additional languages are of advantage)
  • Knowledgeable of the regional and country context where you are currently located
  • Willingness to travel (proof of fitness for travel in the tropics is of advantage for the domain of development cooperation)
  • Good physical and psychological capacities

We do not offer paid contractual positions but we provide contracts as and when projects demand specific expertise for a duration of time. Successful applicants will be shortlisted and invited for  discussion before they are accepted into the professional network.

What we offer

We offer our evaluators and researchers

  • An international working network with professionals and projects in numerous countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America
  • A diversified range of tasks in the  following domains;
    • Evaluations (conducting evaluations, advancing theoretical and methodological approaches to evaluations among others)
    • Consulting (developing, implementing results-based MEAL systems, and scientific support for internal evaluations)
    • Research (conducting ex-ante project research and purely academic research)
    • Training (offering individual and group-trainings)
  • A broad working field (education, health and nutrition, food and agriculture, WASH, mobility and migration, climate change, emergency management and protection)
  • Further training possibilities

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