Job Title: ICT Advisor
Department/Location: Global Health
Reports To: Chief of Party, Ebola Pillar II MEL, or designee
Pillar II Ebola MEL Activity Description: USAID’s Ebola Pillar II efforts - mitigating second-order impacts including blunting the economic, social and political consequences in the region – has four sub-components: 1) food security; 2) recovery of health systems and non-Ebola emergency health services, 3) governance and economic crisis mitigation (GECM), and 4) innovation, technology and partnership. These four components, listed in the USAID Africa Bureau’s M&E Framework for Pillar II, include mutually supportive interventions in six sectors or thematic areas: agriculture and food security; health services and systems; education; governance; economic crisis mitigation; and information, communication and technology. IBTCI's Pillar II Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) contract supports these efforts by providing evaluations, routine monitoring, data quality assurance, and improved knowledge management (KM) and learning.
The ICT Advisor will collaborate with the KM Director, COP and the M&E Director as well as the consultants, clients, mission-based staff, to conduct an ICT and KM assessment of USAID/AFR Bureau and the three countries missions that we support – Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. In addition to the ICT and KM assessment and support, we would like this candidate to act as a point of contact in the planning process to the Liberia mission in conducting a learning conference scheduled for early 2018. IBTCI would like a consultant who is highly knowledgeable of the Ebola Pillar II project context and has high quality experience and knowledge about ICT systems, KM, and Learning. The consultant will be a member of an overall Planning Committee (for three countries) as well as a point of contact for Liberia, and be expected to participate in the conference calls and support the IBTCI KM Director.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in communications or social sciences; emphasis on ICT aspect of international development, communications, knowledge management, or related fields.
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A
Travel: Travel to USAID/Sierra Leone and USAID/Guinea to conduct on-site training of the KM System to their staff.