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NGO-Director of Economic Evaluation & Research


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1 Year

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  • Organization: IRC
  • Location: Kenya/Colombia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Director of Economic Evaluation & Research
  • Close on: 1 Sep 2023

NGO-Director of Economic Evaluation & Research Job Responsibilities

  • Determine which planning and budgeting procedures throughout IRC have the biggest influence on the cost-effectiveness of programs, and collaborate with the process owners to enhance IRC’s strategy and maximize impact per dollar.
  • serve as a focal point for “value for money” concerns across the enterprise, giving teams on-demand access to counsel, information, and strategic input.
  • Conduct economic analysis for IRC teams and offices while fostering the use of cost evidence in program design and decision-making with a team of 7 full-time employees.
  • Create a plan that is in line with the IRC’s Global Research & Innovation Priorities and Strategy 100, and then define and achieve your objectives.
  • Participate in financial and workforce planning in close collaboration with the Airbel operations team: For the practice team members of BUR to properly address personnel needs across the BUR portfolio, maintain a high-level overview of financing.
  • Individually and through participating in the proposal writing process for projects run by other teams, earn money for the BUR team and its efforts.

NGO-Director of Economic Evaluation & Research Overview

The Best Use of Resources team and the Economic Research team will be under the direction of this role.

The Best Use of Resources (BUR) program was started by the IRC to offer data and analysis on the affordability and efficacy of important activities. The BUR team compares and costs various approaches and their related impact through the development of cost evidence, followed by a collaboration with internal and external collaborators to apply the lessons learned in programming. This enables decisions that maximize the use of resources for the greatest reach and impact, both by the IRC and other humanitarian actors.

Also, You can apply for NGO-Business Development Associate/USA/2023

For the benefit of IRC’s initiatives and the larger humanitarian community, the Economic Research team conducts in-depth research on important issues. Research on anticipatory cash programs, urban refugee lives, and women’s economic empowerment is included in the portfolio. The investigations’ topics and methodologies range from effect assessments to qualitative formative studies.

Required Qualifications of NGO-Director of Economic Evaluation & Research


economics or a similar field doctorate


10+ years’ experience in research and economic assessment, including a sizable amount of expertise in humanitarian or development contexts.

experience formulating and implementing strategy across a big, intricate international company.


English language prowess; fluency in French, Spanish, or Arabic is a bonus


We provide a wide range of advantages that are very competitively priced. The following are examples of US benefits: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20–25 paid vacation days (depending on position and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental insurance starting at $7 per month, and vision insurance starting at $5 per month; a flexible spending account (FSA) for medical, child care, and commuter expenses; a 403b retirement savings plan with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3-year vesting); disability and life insurance

About Organization

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a voluntary organization that provides international help, relief, and development. It assists those affected by humanitarian disasters in more than 40 countries and 28 American communities in surviving, recovering, and taking charge of their future. The IRC has offices in both Europe and the United States.


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