Team Leader, USAID/Kosovo Results Framework (RF) for Country Development Country Strategy (CDCS), Kosovo

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from Social Impact
Closing date: 07 Apr 2017

Team Leader, USAID/Kosovo Results Framework (RF) for Country Development Country Strategy (CDCS), Kosovo

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

USAID/Kosovo is contracting a firm to conduct a country-level Political Economy Assessment (PEA) to develop the Results Framework for their CDCS 2018-2023. The work will include a review and familiarization of USAID’s ADS 201 Guidance on Strategic Planning and Implementation and the USAID/Kosovo country program and development context.

Expected start of the assessment would be May/June 2017, and the period of performance is 100 days.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Team Leader to design and lead the development of the RF for USAID/Kosovo’s CDCS, providing technical guidance and team supervision. The consultant position would be based in Kosovo.

Responsibilities:

· Plan and conduct the RF using appropriate approaches and methodologies.

· Lead the desk study analysis, Mission workshop, draft RF development, RF paper and final RF.

· Manage and provide leadership to a team of assessment and subject matter experts, ensuring the quality of their work.

· Oversee the development of data collection tools; lead the team in conducting qualitative and quantitative field data collection and analysis.

· Responsible for compiling and writing the desk and final reports.

Qualifications:

· Master’s degree or higher in relevant subject matter.

· At least 10 years of professional experience in areas related to development of strategic plans.

· Experience in conducting strategy development workshops.

· Familiarity with USAID’s ADS 200 and 201, i.e. the program cycle, including USAID’s CDCS and RF guidance.

· Familiarity with emerging trends as they apply to USAID’s strategic planning and design and the Foreign Assistance Framework – U.S Department of State.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as exceptional organizational, analytical abilities and facilitation skills.

· Willingness and ability to travel throughout Kosovo.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.