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TRAINEES for our Evaluation Department

ADE sa Postée il y a 4 semaines Louvain-la-Neuve Entre 4 et 6 mois

Mission proposée

ADE is one of Europe’s leading evaluation companies. We are based in Louvain-la-Neuve, near Brussels, Belgium.

We are specialised in strategic evaluations of public policies, focusing on high-level issues of senior decision-makers. We have also expertise in impact evaluations using rigorous mixed-methods approaches, in which we collect and use first hand data to conduct statistic and econometric analysis.

We work mostly for major clients such as the European Union, EU Member States’ aid agencies, the European Investment Bank, the African Development Bank, or United Nations agencies.
The Evaluation Department focuses on strategic evaluations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid. Examples of recent studies we conducted:
- Evaluation of the Norwegian aid’s Concentration (on-going)
- Evaluation of the EU budget support to countries in situations of fragility (on-going)
- Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s strategy on fragility (on-going)
- Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s country strategy in Egypt (on-going)
- Evaluation of the Belgian governmental cooperation’s exit from 6 countries (2019)
- Evaluation of Denmark’s support to a UNHCR pilot model for refugees in Kenya (2019)
- Evaluation of the EIB Africa-Caribbean-Pacific Investment Facility (2019)
- Evaluation of the EU humanitarian interventions in India and Nepal (2018)
- Evaluation of the EU approach to building resilience in African drylands (2017)
- Evaluation of the EU humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis (2016)

WE OFFER
 A challenging internship, as part of your studies
 An opportunity to gain experience within a leading consulting team in the area of high-level public policies and strategies
 An opportunity to gain experience in working with international donors, such as the EU
 An opportunity to work in an international environment with highly-qualified colleagues
 The possibility of developing your skills as a professional consultant and of applying them to a range of different sectors

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
 Participation in the evaluation studies conducted by ADE, particularly in respect of:
- Evaluation design
- Data collection and research
- Quantitative and qualitative research and analysis
 Contributing to other ADE activities, including support to proposal writing, business development, project management, and knowledge dissemination.

Profil recherché et exigences du poste

MAIN SKILLS REQUIRED :
 Currently studying for a Master’s university degree, preferably in Economics, Finance, Sciences or Evaluation (student status required)
 Outstanding analytical skills
 Solid capabilities in qualitative and quantitative data analysis
 Strong writing skills
 Organizational and planning skills
 Interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams
 Command of the main computer software packages (Word, PPT, and Excel)
 Very good level of written and spoken English; at least basic knowledge of French

WOULD BE AN ASSET :
 Knowledge of evaluation of public policies or impact evaluation
 Knowledge of development cooperation or humanitarian aid
 Knowledge of the functioning of EU institutions and policies
 Knowledge of statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, R, Stata), survey tools, big data analysis
 Knowledge of other languages

APPLICATIONS
Interested candidates are welcome to send their application (CV and 1-page cover letter) in English to andreea.toader@ade.eu by 25 November 2019. We may process applications as soon as we receive them. Please indicate in your cover letter a possible starting date and expected duration of the internship (the longer, the better), as well as the channel through which you learned about this opportunity. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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