Editor

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:43 PM)
Location
Uganda
Type
Proposal/Contract

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: Editor                                 

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda          

Reports To: Chief of Party                

Type: Consultancy

Classification:  Short Term Consultant                  

 

Overview: IBTCI is seeking two (2) editors 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:  

  • Edit documents for clarity, readability, and grammatical correctness including evaluation reports, desk reviews, past performance reports, and annual reports, publications, etc. on a variety of international development topics.;
  • Format report and ensure consistency with USAID branded reporting requirements and compliance with section 508 requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, social science or other relevant field.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience writing and/or editing technical reports.
  • Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style guide.
  • Experience working with organizations in humanitarian/development contexts, USAID experience preferred.
  • Excellent story-telling, writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  • Fluency in English.

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

 

Education:  Master’s degree in economics required; PhD preferred.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


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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