International Public Governance Expert

UA
Category
Monitoring and Evaluation
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
3/1/2018

Overview

 

The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.

 

The QED Group is preparing a proposal to provide USAID Regional mission for Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus with analytical and other program support services, including but not limited to assessment, performance monitoring, evaluation, development data management, geographic information system, collaboration, learning, outreach and communication services. Further the five-year program will support the Mission in strengthening the implementation of Country Development Cooperation Strategies (CDCS). We are currently seeking an International Public Governance Expert.

 

The QED Group desires to expand our pool of technical experts for this proposal who are capable of the listed duties and with skills in the following key areas:

Responsibilities

 

The ET will use one or more International Public Governance Consultant(s), individual(s) or a company  

  • Substantial knowledge of local governance development in Eastern Europe/CIS region
  • Extensive experience in conducting performance evaluations of large/medium size activities that promoted local governance development overseas
  • Experience in conducting performance evaluations of USAID projects is desirable
  • Experience in successful management of medium/large size local governance projects is desirable.
  • Previous work experience in the region and knowledge of Romanian and/or Russian is desirable

Qualifications

  • University Degree in a related field required; Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ project implementation experience with USAID or other development donors in Ukraine, Moldova, Eastern Europe and / or the former Soviet Union
  • Demonstrated experience designing and conducting government-sponsored evaluations and/or assessments or monitoring activities required
  • Experience with USAID Evaluation policy and reporting requirements strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative research experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations proficiency in a locally spoken language (Russian, Ukrainian, or other local languages) strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Eastern Europe/CIS region development issues required
  • Candidates from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Ukraine and the region 

*Position(s) contingent upon project award.

How to Apply

 

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

 

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