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5 Different Jobs Position Available At DevTech

DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Resilience Expert
Location: Abuja

Activity Background

The Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project is a 5-year activity implemented with rural communities in northern Nigeria’s Sokoto state, Kebbi state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The project is innovative in design, using a multi-sector approach to help 42,000 very poor households increase agricultural production, income and improve nutrition.

The activity is implemented with eight local civil society partners, working closely with stakeholders at the community, government and private sector.

Responsibilities

Review of background documents and preparation work.

Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID.

Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions.

Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection.

Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings.

Conduct exit brief and development of report outline.

Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback.

Deliverables:

Evaluation work plan

Evaluation design (protocols)

In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing

Draft evaluation report

Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to 12 weeks, starting on or about January, 2018.

A minimum of three years of experience in conflict areas, organizational capacity building/assessment.

Ability to conduct interviews and focus group discussions.

Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative data collection/analysis methods.

Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200.

Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills

Proficient in English with strong English language writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.

Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

2. DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Agricultural Economist
Location: Abuja

Activity Background

The Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project is a 5-year activity implemented with rural communities in northern Nigeria’s Sokoto state, Kebbi state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The project is innovative in design, using a multi-sector approach to help 42,000 very poor households increase agricultural production, income and improve nutrition.

The activity is implemented with eight local civil society partners, working closely with stakeholders at the community, government and private sector.

Responsibilities

Review of background documents and preparation work.

Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID.

Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions.

Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection.

Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings.

Conduct exit brief and development of report outline.

Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback.

Deliverables:

Evaluation work plan

Evaluation design (protocols)

In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing

Draft evaluation report

Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template.

Qualifications

Experience in evaluation of agricultural value chains and markets in developing countries.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in agricultural program management and some experience working with finance for vulnerable populations..

West Africa/regional experience required.

Ability to conduct interviews and discussions in English and at least one major Nigerian language.

Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200.

Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
Proficient in English with strong English language writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

3. DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Team Leader/ Senior Evaluation Specialist
Location: Abuja

Activity Background
The Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project is a 5-year activity implemented with rural communities in northern Nigeria’s Sokoto state, Kebbi state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The project is innovative in design, using a multi-sector approach to help 42,000 very poor households increase agricultural production, income and improve nutrition.

The activity is implemented with eight local civil society partners, working closely with stakeholders at the community, government and private sector.

Responsibilities

The team leader will develop the outline for the draft report, present the report, and after incorporating USAID/Nigeria staff comments, submit the final report to USAID/Nigeria within the prescribed timeline.

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the Team Leader will:
Preparations:

Finalize and negotiate with USAID/Nigeria the team’s work plan.

Establish assignment roles, responsibilities, and tasks for each team member.

Ensure that the logistics arrangements in the field are complete.

Management:
Take the lead on preparing, coordinating team member input, submitting, revising and finalizing the assignment report.

Manage the process of report writing.

Manage team coordination meetings in the field.

Coordinate the workflow and tasks and ensure that team members are adhering to the schedule.

Communication:

Handle conflict within the team.
Serve as primary interface with USAID/Nigeria and serve as the spokesperson for the team.

Debrief USAID/Nigeria as the evaluation progresses, and organize a final debriefing.

Keep the USAID/Nigeria appraised of progress challenges, work changes, team travel plans in the field, and report preparation via phone conversation or email at least once a week.

Serve as primary interface with USAID/Nigeria for the submission of draft and final reports and deliverables to USAID/Nigeria.

Make decisions in conjunction with USAID/Nigeria about the safety and security of the team.

Deliverables:

Evaluation work plan

Evaluation design (protocols)

In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing

Draft evaluation report

Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to 12 weeks, starting on or about January, 2018.

A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in evaluation management, and qualitative data collection and analysis.

Experience in conducting evaluations and designing performance evaluations as well as the ability to produce high quality evaluation reports in English.

Strong interpersonal skills are required.

Ability to manage the evaluation, including coordinating and packaging the deliverables.

Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200.

Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.

Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

4. DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Evaluation Specialist
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time

Project Summary

USAID/Nigeria contracted DevTech Systems on a four-year activity known as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity, which is designed to provide USAID and its implementing partners with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation and learning plans, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

Responsibilities

Review of background documents and preparation work.

Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID.

Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions.

Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection.

Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings

Conduct exit brief and development of report outline.

Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback

Deliverables:

Evaluation work plan

Evaluation design (protocols)

In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing

Draft evaluation report

Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template

Qualifications

A minimum of five years in conducting and planning evaluations.

Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative data collection/analysis methods.

Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200.

Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills.

Proficient in English with strong English language writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

4. DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Social Scientist
Location: Abuja

Activity Background

The Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project is a 5-year activity implemented with rural communities in northern Nigeria’s Sokoto state, Kebbi state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The project is innovative in design, using a multi-sector approach to help 42,000 very poor households increase agricultural production, income and improve nutrition.

The activity is implemented with eight local civil society partners, working closely with stakeholders at the community, government and private sector.

Responsibilities

Review of background documents and preparation work.

Attend team planning meetings and in-brief with USAID.

Support the development of the workplan and data collection tools, including pre-testing and revisions.

Conduct information and data collection activities in Abuja and several zones for field data collection.

Support the development of the evaluation report, and preparation and presentation of preliminary findings.

Conduct exit brief and development of report outline.

Support the development of the final evaluation report, in consideration and inclusion of USAID’s feedback.

Deliverables:

Evaluation work plan

Evaluation design (protocols)

In-briefing upon arrival in Abuja, mid-term updates, and final exit briefing.

Draft evaluation report.

Final evaluation report with final PowerPoint presentation according to specified template.

Qualifications

Availability and willingness to be in Nigeria for up to 12 weeks, starting on or about January, 2018.

Strong analytical skills and familiarity with qualitative and quantitative data collection/analysis methods.

Gender expertise

Ability to conduct interviews and focus group discussions.

Familiarity with USAID’s evaluation policies and guidance included in the USAID Automated Directive System (ADS) in Chapter 200.

Strong technical/evaluation report writing and communication/presentation skills
Proficient in English with strong English language writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

5. DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior M&E Specialist
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Project Summary

DevTech manages the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Program (The Learning Program).

The Program provides continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support to USAID/Nigeria and implementing partners on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, project and activity level monitoring, evaluation planning and management, organizational learning, capacity building, and knowledge management.

DevTech is seeking a highly qualified senior M&E specialist with project management experience to manage these efforts.

Responsibilities

The Senior Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) specialist provides technical support to USAID and its implementing partners (IP).

Under the guidance of the Chief of Party (COP) and technical director, the specialist will work with the Learning Program Contracting Officer’s.

Representative (COR) and other USAID technical staff to develop methods and systems required to meet the deliverables required for M&E tasks.

S/he will be responsible for reviewing evaluation scopes of work, managing evaluations, analyzing and interpreting the results of surveys and gathering and analyses for assessments, evaluations, baselines, data quality assessments and other M&E data gathering efforts.

The specialist will also provide key expertise in the design and analysis of results, and capacity-building related to the Mission’s goal of furthering collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) internally and with its partners.

Requirements

Expertise with USAID policy and practices for performance monitoring including Mission level performance management plans (PMP), activity-level M&E planning, and indicator development.

Expertise in data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, statistical methods and performance monitoring and reporting.

Expertise in the design, management, and implementation of evaluations of development interventions, including experimental and quasi-experimental methods.

Excellent team work, inter-personal skills, verbal and written communication, and facilitation skills.

Expertise in tailoring blended learning and presentations to a variety of audiences, including USAID, implementing partners, and government stakeholders.

Ability to ensure the timely delivery of quality reports and other deliverables related to M&Eand performance management.

Prior Work Experience:

Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in M&E.

Minimum of 7 years’ experience in international development in at least one of the following sectors: (1) democracy and governance; (2) health, including reproductive health, tuberculosis, malaria, and nutrition; (3) economic growth, agriculture, and environment; and (4) education.

Minimum of 5 years in project management, preferably with USAID

Education:

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics, Political Science, Public Policy, or another relevant technical subject.

Language:
Professional fluency in English, written and spoken.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: [ Click here to Apply ]

Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.

Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

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