CIFOR is committed to both strengthening and credibly evidencing the translation of its research, engagement and capacity-strengthening efforts into tangible development impacts, particularly in relation to CGIAR’s Strategic Results Framework (SRF) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). CIFOR’s internal Research to Impact (RTI) team is responsible for developing and implementing appropriate methodologies to deliver on this objective.
The RTI team is seeking an appropriately skilled, senior Impact Assessment Specialist to support the RTI team leader in the management and coordination of CIFOR’s planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning portfolio. The position will share responsibility for supporting the strategic coordination and alignment of CIFOR’s research portfolio with institutional and international results frameworks, embedding an impact-oriented culture across CIFOR and building an evidence base for how CIFOR’s transdisciplinary research is contributing to development outcomes.
The position of the MEIA Specialist will support the delivery and implementation of CIFOR’s Planning, Monitoring and Learning strategy with a particular focus on CIFOR’s impact evaluation portfolio (ex post, ex ante and foresight). The position will be responsible for the following tasks: