Deputy Chief of Party/Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist - Iraq IMEP

3 weeks ago
Iraq
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

COMPANY PROFILE:

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:                       Deputy Chief of Party/Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Department/Location:  Erbil, Iraq
Reports To:                   Chief of Party
Type:                             Regular Full-Time

 

Overview:
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) is seeking an experienced Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/M&E Specialist for the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Iraq’s Monitoring and Evaluation Program (IMEP). The OFDA and FFP aim to deliver rapid humanitarian relief in conflict-affected areas in Iraq addressing urgent, complex needs such as Shelter, WASH, Protection, Health, and Food. Though IMEP, USAID seeks to collect accurate and timely data to track the performance of current programs in providing humanitarian relief and improve future program decisions. The DCOP will support IMEP by designing the monitoring plan and providing technical leadership to the project team on best monitoring and evaluation practices.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design a monitoring plan and oversee data collection tools, and other required deliverables. 
  • Provide technical direction to the team on monitoring methodology and data analysis.
  • Collaborate with the Chief of Party, OFDA, FFP, and other stakeholders to verify effectiveness of M&E plan.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative field research using document review, direct observation, focus groups, Key Informant Interviews, and small and large scale surveys.
  • Previous experience implementing, monitoring, or evaluating humanitarian programs in: WASH, health, logistics and relief commodities, shelter, protection, and food assistance.
  • Understanding of local context, conflict zone challenges, and advanced working proficiency in Arabic and other local languages. 
  • Ability to manage a team to ensure timely and quality submission of project deliverables. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least seven years of experience in M&E plan design, data collection, and conducting qualitative and quantitative field research.
  • At least two years of experience in team management.
  • At least one year of experience working in conflict zones. 
  • Previous experience in providing technical support to third party monitoring projects, M&E support projects, or large scale evaluations.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, social science, or a related field. A master’s degree in international affairs, social science, statistics or a related field

 

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.


Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


Supervisory Responsibility: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.


Travel: International travel required.

 

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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