Trade Specialist, Evaluation of Ethiopia Trade Enhancement Project, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Management Systems International
Closing date: 13 May 2021

Trade Specialist, Evaluation of Ethiopia Trade Enhancement Project, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Proposal Summary:

MSI is recruiting a Trade Specialist for an anticipated Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) evaluation of the Ethiopia Trade Enhancement Project. The evaluation design will commence once the contract is awarded, expected during the second half of 2021. Travel requirements are a possibility but will depend on COVID-19 considerations.

Position Summary:

The Trade Specialist will be a key member of the evaluation team for the duration fo the evaluation. The specialist will ensure that sector considerations are adequately integrated into the evaluation design and methodology, data collection instruments and procedures, data analysis, and reporting of the evaluation deliverables. The specialist will work under the direct supervision of the evaluation's team leader and under the overall guidance of the MSI home office team. This position is not expected to be full-time and t he level of effort will be determined once the evaluation proposal is active. The work may be done remotely or in Ethiopia.


  • Contribute to desk research on trade facilitation and policy measures and provide inputs for an evaluability assessment
  • Collaborate with other team members in developing the evaluation design including evaluation methodology, data collection instruments, data collection and analysis plans, work plans, and other relevant sections. Focus will be given to trade sector considerations.
  • Provide technical support during data collection and analysis. Data sources may consist of administrative data, surveys and/or key informant interviews
  • Contribute to drafting sections of all evaluation reports and dissemination materials
  • Participate in dissemination efforts for the evaluation findings
  • Ensure all evaluation processes and products meet the requirements and quality standards of MSI and MCC


  • Master's degree in economics, international trade, political science or related field
  • At least 10 years of experience working in areas related to trade policy and trade enhancement, including conducting economic research and analysis, policy formulation, and regulatory reforms affecting export trade
  • Evaluation experience is desirable, but not a requirement
  • Experience working in Ethiopia or East Africa highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to conduct independent research and analysis
  • Demonstrated experience writing detailed and concise implementation and analytical reports

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


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