• Call for Technical Experts – Southern Africa MECLAK

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/15/2017 7:30 AM)
  • 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:                                 Call for Technical Experts – Southern Africa MECLAK

    Department/Location:          Home Based and Southern Africa

    Reports To:                             Chief of Party (COP)

    Type:                                       Consultancy

    Classification:                         Consultant                              



    IBTCI is currently seeking Technical Experts to support the upcoming USAID/Southern Africa Monitoring and Evaluation to Collaborate, Learn, Adapt, and Knowledge Management (MECLAK) program. The MECLAK IDIQ will provide a central platform for the procurement of support services that will strengthen, support, and facilitate USAID’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA), and Knowledge Management (KM) practices and approaches within USAID Missions in Southern Africa and in USAID activities across Southern Africa. The IDIQ contract will support USAID programs in the 14 Southern Africa countries (Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) plus the USAID/Southern Africa Regional Mission located in Pretoria, South Africa.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Monitoring
    • Evaluation and Assessment Services
    • Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA)
    • Knowledge Management


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to M&E, CLA, and KM;
    • Proven ability to work with a diverse team;
    • Ability to travel as needed;
    • Excellent written and spoken English skills required;
    • Written and oral proficiency in a local language strongly preferred.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum of 5 years’ project implementation experience with USAID or other development donors in the Southern Africa region; notably Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe;
    • Demonstrated experience designing and conducting USG-sponsored evaluations and/or assessments or monitoring activities required;
    • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative research experience is required;
    • Knowledge of Southern Africa region development issues required;
    • Demonstrated experience working in climate change, clean energy, PEPFAR, and/or agriculture strongly preferred;
    • Candidates from Southern Africa region strongly encouraged to apply.


    At least a Bachelor’s degree required in a related field. Postgraduate degree preferred.

    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position may have supervisory responsibilities.


    Travel: International travel may be required.



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


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