• Stabilization Assessment Team Leader

    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/10/2018 10:48 AM)
    Washington, D.C.
  • Overview

    This is a short term-US based consultancy position, with an anticipated 30 day level of effort over a 2 month period of performance.


    Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking Stabilization Assessment Team Leader 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.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    The Stabilization Assessment Team Leader will provide overall research, analysis, and report writing functions for a Permissive Stabilization Programming Areas Assessment to inform USAID/Yemen decision-making and information needs. Specifically this will entail:

    • Serving as the primary lead on research, analysis, and deliverable writing.
    • Producing research product in a timely manner, based on client needs.
    • Conducting Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) with local organizations, USG stakeholders, international donors/partners, and subject matter experts.
    • 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.


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:                 

    • Excellent research and qualitative and analysis skills.
    • In depth knowledge of USG-led stabilization initiatives.
    • Excellent writing skills, specifically with producing deliverables for USG customers.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
    • Experience conducting assessments for USG customers.
    • Experience in the MENA region preferred, specific Yemen experience a plus.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least 7 years of professional experience in conducting stabilization-related research, analysis, and assessments in an international development context.
    • Demonstrated familiarity and work in conflict contexts required.
    • Oral and written fluency in English; Arabic proficiency is a plus.


    Education:  Advanced degree in International Development, Political Science, or a related social science field required.


    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.


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