Local Stabilization Expert

3 weeks ago(12/26/2017 1:35 PM)
Iraq
Type
Consultant

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: Local Stabilization Expert

Department/Location:   Iraq

Reports To: Team Leader

Type:    Consultant

Classification: Consultancy

 

Overview:

IBTCI is seeking a Local Stabilization Expert for a midterm performance evaluation of the USAID/Iraq Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) Program.  The purpose of the evaluation is to identify factors that promote or impede positive outcomes from FFS stabilization interventions from July 2015 through December 2017 to inform ongoing and new stabilization activities and other USAID/Iraq programs.  The period of performance is expected to be from March-August 2018.  This position is based in Iraq.

 

Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Lead in the research and development of key questions.
  • Work closely with the Methodologist and team leader to ensure appropriate context for the evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the Methodologist to analyze qualitative data from Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and Key Informant Interview (KIIs).

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with field research.
  • Previous experience with donor-funded projects, particularly USAID preferred.
  • Knowledge of/experience with governance programming in insecure/fragile environments.
  • Knowledge of/experience with community-based programming in insecure/fragile environments.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Demonstrated, extensive knowledge in stabilization in the Iraq context.
  • Background in research and governance in post-conflict and fragile areas.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required.  Fluency in Arabic preferred.



Education:  Post graduate degree in monitoring and assessment, international development or related field required.

 

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

 

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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