Senior Specialist, Impact Assessment – Qatar Foundation – Doha, Qatar

Job Description
Key Result Areas
Provide subject matter expertise on QF thematic areas informing the design of impact frameworks and assessments.
Improve the collection, disaggregation and dissemination of data across the organization.
Identify and administer methodologies to evaluate the impact of QF’s efforts across all thematic areas; measure results and impact; analyze and summarize findings and lessons learned.
Conduct meta-analysis with a view to aggregating results of multiple evaluations looking at summarizing statistical indicators and identifying impact across a range of outcomes.
Build a comprehensive set of indicators that reflect strategic objectives and create shift toward impact.
Build assessments at project design stage working with Program Development Lead to ensure monitoring, assessments and learning are an iterative process.
Design impact assessments that usher a focus on results and both facilitate and maximize learning across the organization.
Provide technical information to colleagues within Impact and Advisory Unit that could be used to create reports, case studies and research series.
Analyze complex data, conduct critical analysis and consolidate findings with key recommendations that can be applied to current and future interventions/efforts relating to the realization of our strategic plan. Synthesize trends from evaluations conducted by SPD and entities and generate key findings.
Stay abreast of national studies and population research to help inform QF’s strategic initiatives and research driven interventions; contribute to impact studies driven by the SPD department.
Identify and apply tested and innovative ways to effectively convey the value of our QF’s strategic interventions against social and economic outputs.
Collect and analyze data systematically and establish linkages with accountability, learning and knowledge management to inform evidence-based programming decisions.
Liaise with monitoring and evlauation specialists to design rigorous evaluation frameworks and support statistical analysis.
Other reasonable tasks as assigned by supervisor

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in economics, statistics, or relevant field & 6-8 years of relevant full-time work experience
Expertise in results and impact measurement methodologies, methods, processes and systems
Extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, results -based management, portfolio performance assessments.
Strong knowledge of research methods, databases, and statistical programmes.
Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills with seasoned ability to interpret data, draw conclusions and produce accessible recommendations, reports/studies for diverse audiences.
Ability to convey complex/difficult data topics and critical insights in a compelling and relatable manner.
Proficiency in applying and/or analysing quantitative and qualitative data.
Strong coordination skills, with the ability to work across channels with multiple stakeholders and achieve results consistently.
Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely; Arabic proficiency is an advantage
Proficiency in MS Office applications

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