Robert De Groof
Robert De Groof
Last update: Sep 18, 2023
Robert De Groof
Last update: Sep 18, 2023
Dutch, English, French, German, Romanian, Russian
Highest Degree:
39 years
Culture, Education, Monitoring & Evaluation
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a) Demonstrated leadership in designing research and learning agendas and motivate people in an organization. 

b) Innovative, analytical, curious, proactive and solutions oriented;

c) Versatility in all aspects of the research and evaluation process: identify research questions, develop rigorous evaluation methodology, draft requests for proposals and terms of reference; manage procurement processes, manage external consultants to conduct rigorous evaluation work with identified deliverables; incorporate learnings across the organization and share widely with external audiences. 

d) Experience in a wide range of specific research and evaluation methodologies;

e) An evident understanding of and sensitivity to issues associated with poverty and knowledge of the context in which non-profit organizations operate; 

f) Ability to work cross-departmentally to gather data and information for best use of research and evaluation resources and tools keeping diverse audiences in mind; 

g) Excellent organizational skills, including strong attention to detail; 

h) Proven experience in building the capacity of staff to document and share organiza- tional information; 

i) Proficient knowledge of collaboration systems and tools, word processing, spread- sheets, presentation tools, electronic mail (Microsoft Office preferred) and Internet.

j) Ability to work in a team.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands: 

a) Demonstrated leadership in managing complex projects. (Five times Team Leader)

b) Ability to understand, appreciate and drive the project in a positive way.

c) Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to in- corporate innovative solutions to work effectively; 

d) Ability to disseminate knowledge by writing clearly, cohesively to document and sell approach and tools to internal and external audiences; 

e) Ability to create Scopes of Work and manage people to assist with documentation of lessons learned, approaches used with best practices integrating data and learning agendas; 

f) Proven ability to work as a team and inspire staff to embrace and engage with knowl- edge documentation and sharing across the organization;

g) Excellent physical condition. Worked in insecure countries ( Iraq, Afghanistan,Kurdis- tan)

i) Ability to manage and execute multiple tasks with little supervision