The QED Group, LLC

  • Senior Training/Capacity Building Specialist (Egypt)

    Job Locations EG
    Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
    Close Date
  • 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.



    Services to Improve Performance Management, Enhance Learning and Evaluation (SIMPLE) is a USAID-funded activity based in Cairo, Egypt and implemented by the QED Group. SIMPLE provides a host of services to support USAID/Egypt’s Program and Technical Offices in areas including monitoring, evaluation, program design, and information management. SIMPLE also provides capacity building to USAID and its partners through a variety of different methods. QED is seeking a Senior Training/Capacity Building Specialist to support a series of trainings for USAID under SIMPLE. This training series is anticipated to run from early/mid 2019 with curriculum and materials development taking place remotely and in-person training delivered in Cairo over 2 week periods. Final schedule is to be determined in consultation with selected specialist.


    • Contribute to training curriculum design or course modifications based on USAID current policy and best practices, as required, including PowerPoint and/or other presentation materials, handouts, facilitator guide, and participant notebook.
    • Liaise with USAID staff on course planning and delivery, as needed and under the direction of the SIMPLE Chief of Party or QED HQ staff.
    • Lead or co-facilitate in-person (classroom) MEL training modules.
    • Complete individual module summaries and evaluations following training delivery.
    • Supervise and mentor local trainers.


    • 8 years training experience required: design, curriculum development and delivering.
    • Familiarity with M&E terminology, tasks, and processes required. Familiarity and/or prior experience with USAID-specific M&E tasks and processes strongly preferred.
    • Experience training within USAID and/or with NGOs and other international donors and delivering training to other multilateral organizations preferred.
    • Ability to engage participants with a dynamic, interactive facilitation style.
    • Demonstrated communication and writing skills, as well as good interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organizational skills required (i.e., attention to detail and quality assurance, and flexibility).
    • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, Master’s degree preferred.
    • Fluency in spoken and written English.
    • Arabic language skills would be an asset but not required.

    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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