Title: Short-Term Youth/Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Specialist - USAID/OTI M&E Support Proposal
Location: To Be Decided (TBD), in Central Africa/Lake Chad Basin region
Start date: TBD, Position involves various STTAs to be completed during June 2019 – June 2020
The Mitchell Group (TMG), an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC, is currently seeking applications from qualified Youth/CVE Specialist candidates to provide adaptable short-term monitoring and evaluation services for USAID/OTI. Please note, this opportunity is in the pre-proposal stage and will only be considered for the proposal stage and successful award of the contract.
The purpose of this activity is to provide adaptable short-term monitoring and evaluation services in response to rapid programs implementation in complex environment; often with incomplete information. USAID/OTI primarily implements its programming through small, “quick-impact” activities that are intended to address specific opportunities or challenges based on the program’s theory of change. USAID/OTI programs use small activities to target assistance and to pilot varied approaches that can be adapted as the political environment changes or as USAID/OTI’s understanding of contextual dynamics improves. By using small activities, USAID/OTI is able to experiment and employ untested theories of change through activities, use ongoing monitoring and evaluation to assess immediate results, and then adapt programming accordingly.
If selected, applicant will deliver monitoring and evaluation and support services within the conflict prevention and resolution, democracy and governance, countering violent extremism, and media and communications sectors.
The Youth/CVE Specialist should possess practical evaluation experience evaluating flexible development programs in transition environments.
The Youth/CVE Specialist will report to the Evaluation Team Lead, who serves as the main contact with USAID/OTI. The Youth/CVE Specialist will serve as the evaluation technical specialist and may be asked to conduct any of the following:
Minimum Required Qualifications:
The client has programs throughout the world, and new programs will be started throughout this Task Order. As relevant for a given activity and security permitting, The candidate will be expected to travel to all locations where USAID/OTI develops and implements its activities. Expectations for travel will be communicated in each activity SOW.
Anticipated Start Date: TBD
Period of Performance: June 2019 – June 2020
Required Application Materials:
How to Apply: Please send relevant CV/resumes and application materials, outlined above, to email@example.com. In the subject line, please indicate “Youth/Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) - USAID/OTI / (Last Name)”. CV/resumes will be reviewed as they are received. To avoid delays, early and a complete set of application documents is encouraged.
Deadline for Application: Open until filled