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nternational 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: Reporting Specialist

Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party

Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Exempt

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Reporting Specialist for a third-party monitoring contract based in Nairobi, Kenya with travel to Somalia. The purpose of this contract is to verify and provide independent confirmation of humanitarian aid programs in Somalia. This position is open to Kenyan nationals only or those with a valid work permit.

Technical:

· Develop and update a monthly Site Visit Report (SVR) writing plan, clearly designating SVR writing assignments and deadlines. Manage the timely completion of all SVR writing assignments and advise the project management team of any delays, recommending alternative options for completion if delays are encountered.

· Lead the qualitative data coding processes, with the support of the team

· Lead the site visit data analysis and preparation of SVRs. Provide feedback to the report writer consultants and ensure that the submitted reports are complete, accurate and comprehensively reflect all the primary site visit data collected.

· Coordinate with the team on site visit data quality control and Implementing Partner (IP) feedback cycles. This includes review of incoming site visit data (including secondary data collected from the IP in Somalia or in Nairobi) from the Third Party Monitor (TPM) sub-contractors for completeness, clarity and accuracy, and provide timely feedback to, and requests for clarification from the TPM to allow for revisions and additional data collection when necessary.

· Oversee and assess the quality of the data submitted by the TPM subcontractor each month and draft a monthly Data Quality Review feedback checklist and memo for each TPM subcontractor.

· Lead the IP feedback cycle for all SVRs, in coordination with the team.

· Assist with data analysis and reporting.

· Provide support for SMLP deliverables, data quality assessments, data collection and analytical tools, and reports.

General:

· Conduct orientation and training of consultant writers at the beginning of each Option Year.

· Support the recruitment and management of a pool of SVR consultant writers.

· Contribute to the writing of other project deliverables, as needed.

· Coordinate in ensuring all SVRs, raw site visit data, and associated IP documentation is appropriately and systematically filed electronically on shared filing systems.

· Support in the development and delivery of TPM field monitor training and capacity building.

· Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

· At least 5 years of experience in successful report writing /research/publications and management of international projects.

· In depth understanding of policies and regulations related to USAID project funding, sub-contracting, and reporting requirements.

· Demonstrated experience in managing deadlines.

· Proven experience managing the quality and consistency of a team of writers or researchers.

· Previous experience with USAID programs.

· Demonstrated working knowledge of monitoring principles.

· Strong familiarity and experience with MS Office Software, in particular MS Word and MS Excel.

· Demonstrated experience assigning, coordinating and managing tasks for a team of writers or researchers.

· Must be detail-orientated and able to meet assigned deadlines in a timely manner.

· Written and oral fluency in English required.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, Social Science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

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 may have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Travel to Somalia may be required.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in Kenya.

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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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. business, was incorporated in 1987 to support and facilitate economic and industrial development. Initially, our services were directed toward improving the operational efficiency and management of public and private sector enterprises. As the firm grew, we began managing larger scale projects and indefinite quantity contracts involving both technical assistance and training activities.

Today, IBTCI remains focused on meeting the development assistance needs of emerging markets and developing countries by offering exceptional functional expertise, regional experience, and a commitment to excellence.

IBTCI has worked in over 100 countries and led more than 200 projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and institutions such as the African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Union (EU), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Department for International Development United Kingdom (DFID), the FIRST Initiative (FIRST), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Bank (WB).

We are headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with project offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Near East, and the Caribbean.

IBTCI adheres to a management philosophy that emphasizes the participation of a select staff that is dedicated to achieving project goals in the most quality conscious and cost-effective manner possible. In addition to utilizing past experience and lessons learned, we take each country's regulatory and legal environment, cultural heritage, and business practices into account in order to develop targeted work plans and methodologies for each project.

To help sustain reform initiatives, IBTCI emphasizes the transference of knowledge to client counterparts. We recognize the importance of sustainable development to the greatest extent possible. We strive to leave lasting impacts and frameworks to enable host countries to carry on reforms long after the completion of a project and the departure of our technical team.

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0 USD Nairobi CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)

nternational 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: Reporting Specialist

Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party

Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Exempt

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Reporting Specialist for a third-party monitoring contract based in Nairobi, Kenya with travel to Somalia. The purpose of this contract is to verify and provide independent confirmation of humanitarian aid programs in Somalia. This position is open to Kenyan nationals only or those with a valid work permit.

Technical:

· Develop and update a monthly Site Visit Report (SVR) writing plan, clearly designating SVR writing assignments and deadlines. Manage the timely completion of all SVR writing assignments and advise the project management team of any delays, recommending alternative options for completion if delays are encountered.

· Lead the qualitative data coding processes, with the support of the team

· Lead the site visit data analysis and preparation of SVRs. Provide feedback to the report writer consultants and ensure that the submitted reports are complete, accurate and comprehensively reflect all the primary site visit data collected.

· Coordinate with the team on site visit data quality control and Implementing Partner (IP) feedback cycles. This includes review of incoming site visit data (including secondary data collected from the IP in Somalia or in Nairobi) from the Third Party Monitor (TPM) sub-contractors for completeness, clarity and accuracy, and provide timely feedback to, and requests for clarification from the TPM to allow for revisions and additional data collection when necessary.

· Oversee and assess the quality of the data submitted by the TPM subcontractor each month and draft a monthly Data Quality Review feedback checklist and memo for each TPM subcontractor.

· Lead the IP feedback cycle for all SVRs, in coordination with the team.

· Assist with data analysis and reporting.

· Provide support for SMLP deliverables, data quality assessments, data collection and analytical tools, and reports.

General:

· Conduct orientation and training of consultant writers at the beginning of each Option Year.

· Support the recruitment and management of a pool of SVR consultant writers.

· Contribute to the writing of other project deliverables, as needed.

· Coordinate in ensuring all SVRs, raw site visit data, and associated IP documentation is appropriately and systematically filed electronically on shared filing systems.

· Support in the development and delivery of TPM field monitor training and capacity building.

· Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

· At least 5 years of experience in successful report writing /research/publications and management of international projects.

· In depth understanding of policies and regulations related to USAID project funding, sub-contracting, and reporting requirements.

· Demonstrated experience in managing deadlines.

· Proven experience managing the quality and consistency of a team of writers or researchers.

· Previous experience with USAID programs.

· Demonstrated working knowledge of monitoring principles.

· Strong familiarity and experience with MS Office Software, in particular MS Word and MS Excel.

· Demonstrated experience assigning, coordinating and managing tasks for a team of writers or researchers.

· Must be detail-orientated and able to meet assigned deadlines in a timely manner.

· Written and oral fluency in English required.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, Social Science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

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 may have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: Travel to Somalia may be required.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in Kenya.

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.

How to apply

Send your application to [email protected]

2021-02-01

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