Yemen Subject Matter Expert

1 month ago(12/8/2017 12:26 PM)
Washington, D.C.
Type
Temporary Part-Time

Overview

Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking an analyst for work under a monitoring and evaluation support services project funded by the United States Agency for International Development/Yemen (USAID/Yemen). The USAID/Yemen Monitoring and Evaluation Project II (YMEPII) is a multi-year project focusing on the provision of Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Research services across multiple development sectors in Yemen. Candidates should possess a successful track record in conducting thorough and accurate research, and producing detailed written deliverables.

 

This is a short term-US based consultancy position, with an anticipated 45 day level of effort over a 3 month period of performance.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

The Analyst will provide overall research, analysis, and report writing functions for qualitative research products to inform USAID/Yemen decision-making and information needs. Specifically this will entail:

  • Assist in tailoring research and tool design to the current Yemen context.
  • Research data sources, identify key informants and conduct key informant interviews as assigned by Team Leader
  • Draft and review sections of research products in particular producing content specific to the Yemen context.
  • Adhering to U.S. Government, IBTCI, and local government rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures.
  • Delivering high-quality outputs in accordance with the agreed upon work plan and timeframe.

 

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:                

  • Excellent research and qualitative and quantitative analysis skills.
  • In depth knowledge of Yemen, including a thorough understanding of the political, economic, and social context.
  • Excellent writing skills, specifically with producing deliverables for USG customers.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of professional experience in conducting research, analysis, and writing reports, preferably in an international development or academic context.
  • Significant in-country Yemen experience required.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and work in conflict contexts required.
  • Oral and written fluency in English; native or near-native fluency in Arabic required, Yemeni dialect preferred.

 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Political Science, or a related social science field required. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.

 

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have 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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