Kenya: Senior Technical Expert

By International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Nov 2018

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.

Assignment Title: Sector Experts (various)

Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Technical Point of Contact: Home Office Project Manager

Type: Short/Long-term (STTA)

Classification: Consultancy

Overview:

IBTCI is currently seeking candidates for Technical Experts in the following sectors to support USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA) Evaluation, Assessments and Analyses (EAA) Activity based in Nairobi, Kenya:

(1) Health, Population, and Nutrition

(2) Education and Youth

(3) Democracy, Governance, and Conflict

(4) Environment

(5) Economic Growth and Integration

(6) Food for Peace

The technical experts will work in close coordination with the assigned Team Leader and/or other technical staff in the design and implementation of MEL activities, including performance, impact, and whole-of-project evaluations and documenting findings and recommendations that are conducive to systematic learning for effectiveness and impact of development programs in Kenya and East Africa. This activity will support USAID/KEA in designing and implementing both quantitative and/or qualitative studies, assessments, knowledge management, and developing and delivering evaluation and assessment training to both USAID, USAID implementing partners, and local institutions to support USAID/EAA needs and to build capacity of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists to lead future activities. The anticipated period of performance of this activity is five years.

Please note that these positions are for a proposal and is contingent upon award.

Using your technical skills related to the sectors listed above and subject matter skills, perform tasks on specific task orders and/or contracts. Tasks could include, but not be limited to:

Scope of Work:

·Utilize understanding of one or more of the sectors above, international development, and M&E

·Utilize expertise in on or more of the sectors mentioned above;

·Support formative research in order to develop country- and sector specific data collection tools;

·While working on proposals with IBTCI, the consultant is prohibited from working on that same proposal with any other organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·Strong understanding of one or more of the sectors mentioned above, international development, and M&E;

·Expertise in on or more of the sectors above;

·Ability to support formative research in order to develop country- and sector specific data collection tools.

Serve in the above consultant capacity to support the IBTCI technical practices of Crisis, Conflict & Governance, Agriculture & Food Security & Economic, Education & Growth and Global Health and/or Business Development divisions.

·This position does not authorize/require the consultant to directly communicate with IBTCI clients.

·This position does not authorize/require the consultant to have decision making authority on final work product.

Minimum Requirements:

·Demonstrated experience in one or more of the sectors mentioned above;

·Demonstrated experience leading and/or supporting research teams;

·Demonstrated experience working on international projects;

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Education:

The Technical Experts must hold at least an advanced degree in a relevant field.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position may have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: This position may require international travel.

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.

How to apply:

Please apply at https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/ibtcicom/view/P_AAAAAAEAADKFzGm98kXrwA

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