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: Qualitative Specialist
Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Reports To: MV&R Technical Officer
IBTCI is currently implementing the USAID-funded Somalia Program Support Services (SPSS) that covers a period of five years, from 2014-2019. The primary goal of SPSS is to provide ongoing monitoring, verification, and evaluation support to USAID/Somalia that informs programming through delivery of timely qualitative, quantitative, and analytical information to assist USAID in meeting its short, medium, and long term monitoring objectives in Somalia.
SPSS is planning to conduct monitoring and verification of approximately 500 site visits being implemented by USAID implementing partners in Somalia from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. A large volume of quantitative data is anticipated much of which will be generated in real-time. In preparation for this exercise, SPSS is seeking the services of qualified and experienced consultant to provide support in qualitative data analysis. The consultant will be part of the IBTCI-SPSS verification team, helping to deliver timely, accurate, reliable, and verifiable qualitative data to be used to prepare and submit the MVR reports to USAID. This is a short term consulting position with a period of performance from November 12, 2017 – August 24, 2018 with approximately 57 level of effort days. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
For each of the four rounds of monitoring and verification, the consultant will complete the following tasks:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities or Statistics is required. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Travel: International travel is not required for this position.
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