Country Lead, Impact

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Job title: Country Lead, Impact


Job description: Company depiction Mastercard Incorporated is an American worldwide monetary administrations enterprise settled in the Mastercard International Global…

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Position : Country Lead, Impact


Mastercard Foundation looks for an existence where everybody has the chance to learn and succeed. Through its Young Africa Works procedure and Canadian EleV program, the Foundation works with accomplices to guarantee that huge number of youngsters, particularly young ladies, access quality training, monetary administrations and honorable work. Mastercard Foundation was set up in 2006 through the liberality of Mastercard when it turned into a public organization. The Foundation is free with its own Board of Directors and CEO.


We have entered an extremely intriguing time at the Foundation as we increase our tasks across Africa to understand our Young Africa Works system. Our job at the Mastercard Foundation is to be an impetus. Our Young Africa Works methodology centers around working with others to prod fundamental change so youngsters have the chance to look for some kind of employment that is honorable and fulfilling.

The Foundation has opened workplaces in Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Uganda, assembling a more extensive administration presence in Africa to foster explicit systems that help youth business. Inside a country, we work with governments, the private area, instructors and other funders to work on the nature of schooling and professional preparing, get ready youngsters for the work power, extend admittance to monetary administrations for business visionaries and independent ventures, and interface work searchers to stately and satisfying work.

We are aspiring and driven. Our qualities rise above and transcend all the other things as our aide. We urge you to bring your strong thoughts, interest, and aptitude to your work. We chuckle at ourselves and with one another. We are a group. Our excursion together has our effect much more meaningful

If you are an accomplished Country Lead, Impact proficient hoping to expand your effect, read on!


Reporting to the Regional Head of Impact, (Central West Africa Region, and Northern Africa Region), the Country Lead Impact is liable for driving the Impact work in-country, supporting the Country Head in planning key results at Country level. The job drives the improvement of the Country Impact Measurement Framework and its execution. The Impact Lead works intimately with ordered organizations at the public level liable for the support of public information bases for estimating results and effect, including public measurable offices, area based information offices, for example, work measurements, farming information assortment and revealing offices and public advancement arranging, observing and assessment offices. As a team with the endeavor wide Evidence and Insights Unit, the Country Impact Lead fosters the arrangement for Country Impact Review/Assessments and assessment plans, result observing and the assessment of the effect of the Foundation’s essential drives for the Country. The Country Lead Impact will likewise give administration and individuals the executives to the Impact group in the Country.


  • Partners with the Country Head in figuring vital results at Country level
  • Defines Country quantifiable and evaluable results and related tools.
  • Leads Impact measures that educate country procedure and program development.
  • Leads the arrangement of Country program sway with commanded public foundations and frameworks for estimating impact.
  • Directs and directions crafted by the Impact group in-country, adjusted to the Program staff.
  • Provide support on the turn of events and execution of techniques, apparatuses and occasions that reinforce discourse with key government and private area partners – alluded to as Mandated Institutions. These incorporate (however not restricted to) strategy briefs that feature the effect of the Foundation’s Country/Program methodology and projects on National Strategies as they identify with need areas/mediations for youth business and strengthening, just as help to outer suspected initiative events.
  • Lead information interpretation exercises, working in organization with the Foundation’s correspondences group to plan crowds and foster commitment methodologies that look to advance worth expansion by the Foundation in the field of Measurement and Impact narratives.
  • Provide support on the Program Planning and Implementation units to:
  • Oversee outside Impact Partner Organizations (IPOs) who will be locked in to help sway observing and check exercises that add to Impact Assessments at the program levels.
  • Ensure arrangement with the Foundation’s essential destinations, cross-cutting needs, and arrangements, techniques, particularly sex value and social incorporation considerations.
  • Play a main job in the appointing and the executives of quarterly effect checking contemplates/information and proof, and their assemblage into yearly Impact Reviews to educate Country Program versatile administration processes.
  • Contribute a solid assessment and effect appraisal viewpoint to affect estimation and the age of effect experiences and accounts that reverberate with neighborhood/native societies and methods of knowing.
  • Facilitate participatory centered gathering and learning occasions with young ladies and men in a joint effort with Youth Engagement staff, just as socially pertinent vectors of information and seniors to produce bits of knowledge that will encourage variation and cooperative planning.
  • Provide uphold and work with program groups in the detailing of results that are receptive to the change aims of program supervisors and implementers.
  • Provide support on the commitment of young ladies and men in filling in as “Youth Impact Associates” who might be prepared and upheld to draw in networks in the appraisal of impacts.
  • Design and assist with conveying preparing modules that form the limit of young ladies and men to draw in with Foundation accomplices and local area youth in such assessments.
  • Provides authority and individuals the board to the in-Country initiative team.
  • Attract and construct a capable group/organization of effect estimation trained professionals and evaluators to extend reflections on new and arising thinking on sway assessment.
  • Develop instruments and approaches for application to the necessities of the Young Africa Works Strategies. This remembers bringing for board skilled the up and coming age of creative African evaluators and supporting their fruitful combination into country groups just as powerful progression planning.
  • Drive worker commitment for the Country, create and circle back to commitment plans, working together with coordinated and inserted local teams.
  • Lead execution the executives to guarantee conveyance of goals.
  • Establish and audit viable and proficient methods of working between groups, specifically between Country Programs and Impact. Create and execute measures and supervise compelling implementation.

Required profile for work advertisement : Country Lead, Impact

  • A Master’s certification or another Post-advanced education and additionally comparable experience and preparing is asset.
  • A information on research techniques, and specifically research approaches and abilities identified with get-together information and bits of knowledge among native networks, youth and other weak gatherings, utilizing fitting social focal points and viewpoints are an asset.
  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience working with the private and non-benefit areas, especially in a job identifying with National and Regional foundations in the significant district, too state and non-state entertainers in the field of Evaluation, Reviews and Impact.
  • Strong public strategy experience, particularly working with public organizations commanded to embrace arranging, strategy definition and implementation.
  • Working experience in examination, assessment and learning, with showed specialized mastery in subjective exploration strategies, apparatus plan, approval and information analysis.
  • Experience at senior authority and the executives, ideally driving a country.
  • Experience setting up establishments for responsibility and learning
  • Experience living or potentially working in a nearby country/community.
  • Experience exploring research conventions, survey cycles and the board of huge information with government and scholarly institutions.
  • Strong commonality and experience driving the improvement of M&E arrangements, broadly; and supporting the execution of same in public settings, remembering experience for building the limit of both state and non-state entertainers to work effectively in the assessment sector.
  • Experience applying a scope of tech-empowered devices for information assortment, investigation, announcing, and communication.
  • Experience in participatory methodologies and exhibited obligation to sexual orientation incorporation and youth engagement.
  • Deep knowledge of public and local ordered establishments liable for gathering, grouping and breaking down information to gauge and providing details regarding results and effects. Profound information on nearby exploration and assessment methods.
  • A dynamic scholar, you acquire powerful experience partner commitment and strategy affecting. This can incorporate experience working in local area based associations, administration and related gatherings/commissions, local and public government and the private sector.
  • Committed to Mastercard Foundation’s qualities and vision.

Deadline for Applications is October 6, 2021.

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