The QED Group, LLC

  • Call for AM&E Experts

    Job Locations US
    Category
    Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
    Type
    Contract
    Close Date
    5/31/2019
  • Overview

    QED Group is a global consulting company with 20 years of experience providing data-driven, insightful solutions for international development, defense, and diplomacy. We never lose focus on how an organization uses its resources to make better decisions, improve performance, change behavior, and manage adaptively. We are passionate about evidence-based decision making and are working to improve the quality and use of data through the implementation of smart measurement and evaluation strategies, organizational learning, the appropriate use of technologies and innovation, and the promotion of increased capacity in data visualization.

     

    In anticipation of Department of Defense (DOD) support requirements for Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation (AM&E) and security cooperation, QED is seeking specialists in the areas of security cooperation or security assistance with experience in assessment, monitoring and evaluation of DOD or Department of State (DOS) intiatives  Candidates should ideally have knowledge and understanding of Defense Security Cooperation Agency activities and requirements related to supporting successful security cooperation programs.  

    Responsibilities

    • Lead assessments and evaluations of DOD and/or DOS security cooperation initiatives.
    • Provide technical support to assessment, monitoring, research, and analysis tasks related to security cooperation and/or security assistance.
    • Support the development of initial design documents (IDDs) for global combatant commands.
    • Provide AM&E training for DOD security cooperation personnel.
    • Use quantitative and qualitative methods and skills to support AM&E for DOD and DOS.
    • Provide subject matter expertise on AM&E for security cooperation and security assistance.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or Ph.D. preferred.
    • At least five years of experience working with US government agencies, experience with DOD preferred.
    • At least five years of experience conducting research using both quantitative and qualitative methods.  Eight to 10 years preferred.
    • At least three years of experience directly supporting international or security assistance or cooperation programs.
    • At least five years of experience with survey and other data collection methods. Eight to ten yeas preferred.
    • Experience with the development of initial design documents (IDDs) for security cooperation preferred.
    • Experience conducting assessments and evaluations in the field working with a variety of clients.
    • Experience conducting training on AM&E.
    • Overseas field experience preferred.

    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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