Consultant – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning / Migration / Sahel region

from Altai Consulting
Closing date: 20 Jun 2019

Consultant – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning / Migration / Sahel region

Type of Contract: Fixed

Location: Tunis / Dakar + Sahel region

Duration of Contract: Indefinite; no less than 12 months


Altai Consulting is a strategy, research and monitoring & evaluation firm focusing on the developing world. Altai began operating in 2003 and has since successfully completed over 350 consulting and research assignments in Africa, the Middle East and in Central Asia. Our clients include major international private sector actors as well as donors and their implementing partners, international organizations (the European Union, United Nations, World Bank, etc.), and INGOs looking for both technical expertise and high level strategy advice.


As part of its Public Policy Practice, Altai Consulting seeks experienced and knowledgeable consultants for several projects involving a strong experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, and Migration related programming. Based in Tunis or Dakar, to support several large regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning programs with a focus on migration programming.

The Consultant will work under the supervision of a Project Director and liaise with relevant partners (mainly aid actors implementing projects funded by the client), assist in the development of logframes and indicators, collect and clean data obtained from partners, assist in preparing reports for the client, analyze the obtained data, participate in selected case studies on specific aspects, gathering, analyzing and drafting conclusions, support partners in their M&E systems design, etc.

A minimum of 3 years of Experience in international development, monitoring & evaluation and familiarity with logframes is required. Familiarity with issues pertaining to migration, stabilisation and previous experience operating in the Sahel region is required.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Participate in the development of methodologies for the Monitoring and Evaluation of projects in West Africa;

  • Oversee project implementation on a day to day basis, manage teams when required;

  • Liaise regularly with and provide support to implementing partners;

  • Conduct field research (qualitative and quantitative);

  • Design and maintain project databases;

  • Analyze large quantities of data from varied sources;

  • Report writing in English and French;

  • Prepare presentations;

  • Prepare documentation when required by clients or the management of the company;

  • Build capacity of team members, client, and/or beneficiaries;

  • Others as required.


Experience required:

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience is required, including:

  • Experience in international aid & development programming

  • Experience in M&E

  • Experience in the Sahel region

  • Experience in issues related to migration & stabilisation

  • Experience working and managing interpersonal relationships in challenging environments


  • Masters' degree or higher in Economics, International Relations and/or Development, Public Policy, Migration, Evaluation or related field (required)

Analytical skills requirements:

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy (required)

Communication requirements:

  • Adept at report writing and presenting findings

  • Excellent written and spoken French and English required

  • Proven experience writing policy papers, assessments, and/or strategic recommendations that require deep analytical capacity


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, including prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines;

  • Flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently;

  • Mature and independent personality with a curious and humble mindset;

  • Client oriented;

  • Team player;

  • Eagerness to travel and discover new cultures & environments;

  • Must be available for relocation to Tunis or Dakar, with periods of work in other West African countries as relevant.

How to apply:

Send application to: by 20 June 2019.