Haiti: Local Context Specialist/Interpreter, USAID Haiti Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Support to SONAPI, Haiti

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Haiti
Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

Local Context Specialist/Interpreter, USAID Haiti Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Support to SONAPI, Haiti

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

Proposal Objective:

The purpose of this six-month Task Order is to strengthen the institutional and human capacity of the Societe Nationale Des Parcs Industriels / National Industrial Parks Management Office, herein after referred to as (SONAPI). The goal of this project is to increase overall performance of SONAPI in a manner that fosters sustainability and improves Haiti’s overall development outcomes. The HICD Task Order will ultimately contribute to employment generation in the garment industry, by supporting SONAPI in setting a suitable environment that will attract private investments in the sector.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Haitian to serve as Local Context Specialist/Interpreter to assist in implementation of the HICD project, working closely with the Team Leader and other team members.

**Please Note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Haitian citizenship are eligible to apply.


Provide expert technical advice and assistance related to SONAPI, industrial park management, Haitian government structures.
Participate in field activities, including interviews with senior Haitian government officials, USAID and other stakeholders.
Interpret in English, French and Haitian Creole as needed.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Relevant experience and knowledge of Haitian government structures including SONAPI highly desired.
  • Fluency in Haitian Creole, French and English (oral and written).
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Haiti.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

To apply: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1360

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