Job: Economist - The Mitchell Group, Tanzania

Organization: The Mitchell Group
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 24 Mar 2017

The Mitchell Group (TMG) is an organization that has been providing a variety of international consulting services for over 29 years in the areas of M&E, Support Services, Financial Management and Grants, and Basic Education and Training. TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, we help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.

TMG is seeking a qualified Economist to provide evaluations/assessments/research support services for an upcoming three year USAID-funded Data for Development Task Order in Tanzania. The goal of this effort is to provide services to support the improvement of data-driven decision-making, planning and implementation for the Mission, its implementing partners, and strategic local partners, including the National Bureau of Statistics and other Tanzanian institutions. The ideal candidate will assist with the design, planning, and implementation of the evaluation throughout the three phases.

Required Qualifications
  • The Economist must possess a PhD in economics, international development, social science, or a related field.
  • S/he must have at least 10+ years of professional experience and an understanding of issues related to sustainable economic development.
  • S/he must have strong written and verbal communication skills, supervision, and management skills; and an ability to work with and lead diverse teams.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili, required. East Africa experience, a plus.Fl
How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity please submit a copy of your most up to date resume with professional references to [email protected] with "Economist" in the subject line. Only finalist will be contacted.