Writer and Content Producer, Iraq Genocide Recovery and Persecution Response-Learning and Pilots (GRPR L&P), Remote Location

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Writer and Content Producer,

Iraq Genocide Recovery and Persecution Response-Learning and Pilots (GRPR L&P),

Remote Location

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, peace and stability, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The purpose of this GISR-supported Activity is to explore more effective and integrated approaches to aiding survivors and victims of gender-based violence (GBV), through assessments of current activities, the design of pilot projects testing improved interventions, and learning, sharing, and scaling up of promising approaches. Activities are focused on communities in the Ninewa Plains.

Position Summary:

The Consultant will work with MSI and MSI's local implementing partners to produce publishable content about the program to highlight program achievements and to profile successful women working with our partners to combat GBV. Outputs from this consultancy are intended to be featured on USAID and MSI social media sites, included in MSI GRPR reporting, and disseminated widely among GBV actors and other interested stakeholders, The Consultant should have a strong understanding of the Iraq context in order to work with partners to develop stories that reflect ongoing dynamics in communities affected by genocide, particularly regarding the lives of women and the impact of GBV in communities and sexual violence experienced during conflict.

The Period of Performance for this Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) position is October 15, 2020 through March 30, 2021. Level of effort is 25 days.


  • Review program materials to gain an understanding of USAID's pilot programming and Women, Peace and Security programming
  • Meet remotely with GRPR staff and partners to develop English language program content of publishable quality to promote program achievements
  • Conduct interviews with women working with program partners to develop profiles of publishable quality

  • Provide support to GRPR staff in the development of technical briefs, fact sheets and infographic content, reports and other written outputs as needed

  • Prepare deliverable of between 15-20 program success stories in line with USAID style and content requirements

  • Fulfill deliverable of between 8-16 profiles of women working with MSI's local implementing partners


  • Bachelor's degree in English or relevant field required, master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience required
  • Prior publishing preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Iraq context including experience working in Iraq and/or conducting research related to Iraq
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work across different cultures and use remote platforms
  • Native English fluency required

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with Reasonable Accommodations in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

**MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
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