MSI : Technical Specialists, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery, Democratic Republic of the Congo

[ 21-11-2016 ]


Technical Specialists, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Proposal Summary :
The goal of the Solutions for Peace and Recovery (SPR) program in Eastern DRC, is to increase social cohesion through inclusion of women and marginalized groups. SPR will also provide USAID/DRC with the ability to respond to dynamic, time-sensitive, and/or unique opportunities to reinforce peace, prevent or assist in the recovery from conflict in areas that are strategically important to the stability of eastern DRC.

**Citizens of the DRC are encouraged to apply**

Position Summary :
MSI is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified candidates for potential long-term, and short-term technical staff positions for a five-year USAID funded project in support of peace and recovery in the eastern DRC. The Solutions for Peace and Recovery (SPR) project will find solutions to specific drivers of conflict identified by community stakeholders, implement participatory solutions, and allocate resources for community development.

MSI anticipates that a combination of long-term positions and short term consultancy contracts will be required. The positions will be based in Goma, DRC.

MSI seeks technical specialists in the following areas :

  • Conflict analysis
  • Conflict Transformation/Conflict Mitigation
  • Policy Development/Change management
  • Citizen Engagement/Advocacy
  • Participatory action research
  • Women’s political empowerment/engagement
  • Organizational capacity development
  • Gender and Social Inclusion
  • Participatory planning and budgeting
  • Social accountability
  • Youth Engagement
  • Grants Management
  • Project Administration and Finance Management
  • Monitoring/Evaluation/Reporting

Qualifications :

  • University degree in a relevant field such as international development, political science, geography, sociology, law, women’s studies or other relevant field. An advanced degree (MA, MPA, MS, MBA) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated capability to work effectively with senior and local government officials, civil society organizations (including women’s and minority groups), district government representatives, public interest and community groups, and private industry representatives.
  • For the Project Administration/Finance Management, Grants Management and Monitoring/evaluation/reporting positions, thorough knowledge of USAID rules and regulations in the areas of financial management, procurement, compliance, grants management and results reporting.
  • Experience working in the DRC, particularly in North and South Kivu.
  • Outstanding communication, management, and reporting skills.
  • Fluency in written and oral French required ; working knowledge of English and/or Kiswahili strongly desired.

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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