Anthropologist/Sociologist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:40 PM)
Location
Uganda
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: Mid to Senior Level Anthropologist/Sociologist                            

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Chief of Party                

Type: Consultancy

Classification:  Consultant                         

 

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a mid to senior level anthropologist and/or sociologist for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support. This position is contingent on award. Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Serve as a ready source of economic advice and guidance to USAID/Uganda and IP staff;
  • Increase USAID/Uganda’s understanding of local context through rapid assessments, ongoing research, and continuous dialogue with Ugandan thought leaders;
  • Coordinate with other Contractor advisors to provide a comprehensive perspective to USAID/Uganda’s learning;
  • Draft SOWs for, help select, arrange meetings and site visits for, and deepen the work of visiting evaluation, analytic, assessment and activity design teams and individuals funded by USAID/Uganda;
  • Facilitate collaboration among Ugandan thought leaders;
  • Increase USAID/Uganda’s thought leadership through media, a public speakers series, etc., in purposeful ways to further open the enabling environment for the success of USAID/Uganda activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in substantive field research, monitoring and assessment in diverse cultural backgrounds;
  • Experience with USAID or another donor;
  • Quality past performance references related to the position.

 

Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

 

Education:  Master’s degree in economics, social sciences or other relevant field required.

 

Travel: The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to other areas of Uganda.

 

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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