Team Leader, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)/Cote d’Ivoire Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Evaluation, Yamoussoukro

Management Systems International

Company Profile:

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at

Proposal Summary:

The purpose of the evaluation is to examine the effectiveness of the MCC’S Cote d’Ivoire Skills for Employability and Productivity project activities, determine whether the project has achieved the planned results, identify successes and gaps in performance against targets, and provide information on whether the project has had unintended consequences.

Position Summary:

The Team Leader will oversee and manage a full, evidence-based and independent performance evaluation of the MCC Cote d’Ivoire Skills for Employability and Productivity Project. The Team Leader will work alongside subject matter experts to implement all stages of this evaluation, including literature review and work planning, data collection and analysis, and reporting against findings, conclusions, and recommendations.


  • Orient the team, determine the materials and logistics necessary to complete the task, and coordinate team contributions, working under the guidance of the MSI Task Manager.
  • Review documents provided by MCC and other stakeholders and determine how this information will feed into the work plan design, data collection, and analysis.
  • Guide work plan development in coordination with team members, including methodology to address research questions, stakeholders to be interviewed, and data collection tools (surveys, interview guides, discussion guides and other tools).
  • Identify and conduct interviews with relevant stakeholders, as requested.
  • Lead evaluation report development, coordinating other team members’ contributions and integrating comments as needed.
  • Present findings to MCC and other stakeholders as needed.


  • Master’s degree required in education, evaluation, research, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of TVET public-private partnership models in low-income country settings preferred, through previous program or evaluation experience.
  • At least five years of experience managing evaluations of bilateral or multilateral donor projects, including experience conducting informant interviews and using other social research tools, MCC experience preferred.
  • Prior work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa required, Cote d’Ivoire highly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, supervision, and written/oral communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, proficiency in spoken French required.

At MSI Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. MSI Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

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

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

How to apply

To apply: Please visit our website, Team Leader, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)/Cote d’Ivoire Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Evaluation, Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire – Tetra Tech Careers (

Deadline: 5-Apr-24

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