A U.S.-based international development consulting firm, is seeking individuals with expertise in the digital development space for the anticipated global USAID-funded Digital Strategy Implementation & Programs Activity. The Activity, managed through the Innovation, Technology & Research Hub’s Technology Division (ITR/T), aims to build the capacity of USAID Missions, Washington Operating Units (OUs), and partners to advance digital initiatives that enhance security and economic prosperity in partner countries while safeguarding individual rights, freedom of expression, and democratic norms and practices.
The Buy-In Manager shall, at a minimum, have a bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of experience managing USAID activities, including contracts and buy-ins. S/he must have proven experience in customer service and client relations; management of sub-awards and contractors; and relationship management. Experience working on awards that support technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization is preferred. The Buy-In Manager is responsible for managing all buy-ins, from idea to implementation and close-out.
The Communications Specialist shall, at a minimum, have ten (10) years of experience in communications, preferably in the fields of development, technology, cybersecurity, and/or digitalization. S/he must have experience in multimedia and graphic design, as well as exceptional writing and editing skills. The Communications Specialist is responsible for working across multiple media to produce strategic documents, resources, and training resources for buy-in clients.
The Technology Advisor shall, at a minimum, have ten (10) years of experience working on technology, cybersecurity and/or digitalization, preferably within the development field. S/he must have excellent communication and relationship-building skills, including a proven ability to communicate complex concepts in technology to development experts. The Technology Advisor is responsible for advising the activity, buy-in clients, and USAID on emerging technologies and cybersecurity.
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist
The MEL Specialist shall, at a minimum, have ten (10) years of experience working on MEL under USAID awards. S/he must have experience with collecting, analyzing, and reporting key reporting data, including Performance Plan and Report (PPR), context indicators, and other key annual foreign assistance programming and budgeting reporting requirements. Experience in research methodologies, research partnerships, and translating evidence is preferred. The Knowledge Management Specialist will advise buy-in clients and USAID on its research and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) agenda; and will manage the activity’s MEL plan.
Interested professionals should send their resume to DISP_recruit@chemonics.com by Wednesday, August 17, 2022, indicating in the subject line the position of interest. Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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