International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.
Job Title: Facilitator
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 of the outbreak 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 and learning.
IBTCI is tasked to implement three learning events in each of the Ebola-affected countries. The purpose of each of the two-day learning conferences (three learning conferences, one in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone with approximately 50-100 participants each) is to bring together country-wide mission staff, IPs, government counterparts, stakeholders and beneficiaries to share knowledge, research, results, and experiences and to engage private sector and media to better tell the stories within the country, to other Ebola affected countries, and the American public.
Goals and Objectives of the events are:
The Facilitator will collaborate with the Sr. Event Planner, KM Director, COP, Program Monitoring Director, and consultants, as well as the subcontractors in the countries, to support the implementation of three two-day learning events in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Currently the dates are Sierra Leone - November 2017, Guinea - January 2018, and Liberia - February 2018. The Facilitator will be dedicated to at least one country conference, depending on availability, beginning with the conference in Sierra Leone in November 2017 (dates TBC).
A checklist of anticipated tasks is provided below:
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, international development, or related fields
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A
Travel: Travel will be required for the events.
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