• Director of Performance Improvement

    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/5/2017 2:56 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


    Job Title: Director of Performance Improvement                            

    Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

    Reports To: Chief of Party                

    Type: Regular, Full-Time

    Classification:  This is a managerial exempt level position                                


    Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Director of Performance Improvement for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support. This position is contingent on award.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Providing vision and leadership to the ‘adapting’ and ‘performing’ agendas;
    • Enhancing the performance of USAID/Uganda staff in delivering/facilitating development results;
    • Lead Contractor efforts to help USAID/Uganda strengthen its USAID’s internal business practices;
    • Building the capacity of USAID/Uganda to provide high quality logistical support and technical services in a timely manner;
    • Work with the Director of Collaboration and Outreach to strengthen the collaboration and networking skills of USAID/Uganda staff;
    • Lead Contractor efforts to train, coach and establish mentorship arrangements for USAID/Uganda staff;
    • Ensure complementarity between training, coaching and mentorship efforts.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Three years’ experience living and working in developing country environments, preferably East Africa;
    • Strong attention to detail;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • At least five years of direct experience of training and improving business processes in development organizations;
    • At least five years of experience managing staff in providing services relevant to training and organizational development;
    • Quality past performance references related to the position.

    Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.


    Education:  Master’s Degree in performance management, public program evaluation, education, statistics, or economics or other related field.


    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.


    Travel: The position is based in Kampala but will require travel to other areas of Uganda.



    No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.


    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.



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