• Somali Subject Matter Expert

    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/20/2017 2:00 PM)
  • Overview

    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:                                          Subject Matter Expert

    Department/Location:                  Somalia

    Reports To:                                      Monitoring, Verification and Reporting Officer

    Type:                                                 Consultant

    Classification:                                  Consultancy


    Overview: IBTCI is seeking to recruit and maintain in its Consultant Database the following Subject Matter Experts (SME) for its monitoring and verification work in Somalia:

    • Education
    • Economic Growth, with skill in Value Chains, Economic Policy, Business Development
    • Democracy and Governance, with skills in elections, community-led governance
    • Stabilization
    • Institutional Capacity Development, with particular knowledge of Somalia's governmental institutions.

    Somali nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    The SMEs will be required to undertake the following tasks:

    • Review existing data collection tools.
    • Improve the data collection tools to increase the significance and quality of the data collected.
    • Analyze the data collected through the use of these tools such that the outcomes are situated within the Somali context.


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Significant past experience working in Somalia in one of the fields listed above.
    • Current expert knowledge of one of the subjects listed above in Somalia.
    • Well-developed network of Somali contacts.
    • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and keep to tight deadlines.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • More than 3 years of experience working in Somalia in relevant field.
    • Outstanding writing skills in English.
    • Oral and written fluency in Somali required.


    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required. Master’s degree or higher strongly preferred.


    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position will not have any supervisory responsibilities.


    Working Environment:  Work is performed in a typical corporate office environment.


    Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


    Travel: International travel required.


    No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.                                             




    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.


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