International 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 three 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: Field Monitor, Iraq
Department/Location: CCG/ Baghdad and Erbil Iraq
Reports To: Deputy Chief of Party/M&E Specialist
Classification: Non-exempt Employee
Overview: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) is seeking an experienced Iraqi Field Monitor Consultant for the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Iraq’s Monitoring and Evaluation Program (IMEP), working in all provinces of Iraq. IMEP aims to establish a third-party monitoring system to provide the OFDA and FFP with high-quality data to assess the current status of relief programs and inform future programming decisions based on lessons learned. IBTCI is seeking a skilled development and humanitarian assistance professional who has previous experience in a similar Field Monitor or equivalent role. This is a part-time position with 16 LOE days per a month. This position is open to Iraqi nationals only.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Undertake field activities at site level, including collecting of data
- Engage female and male stakeholders at field level
- Train data collection staff
- Verify collected data
- Ensure accurate data is submitted on time and according to requirements
- Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Experience in the humanitarian, transition, or development field, including use and application of qualitative inquiry methods and results.
- Previous experience working with gender-sensitive planning/programming and/or implementation preferred.
- Familiarity with gender issues in humanitarian action, and/or protection mainstreaming best practices e.g. related Sexual or Gender-Based Violence (SGBV); Gender-Responsive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).
- At least three (3) years of relevant experience undertaking field activities at site level in Iraq, including collecting of data and conducting interviews.
- Ability to interact with public, private, and civil society female and male leaders and groups concerning data collection and surveying for project verification and monitoring.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and team work skills.
- Must be an Iraqi National.
- Oral and written fluency in English and Arabic required.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Working Environment: Work is typically performed at the field level, with additional tasks as needed in an office environment.
Physical Requirements: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands. However, the position requires the ability to travel by car within Iraqi governorates, and it requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Travel: Travel to fragile or conflict prone zones within Iraqi governorates will be required. This may include visits to Internally Displaced Persons and Refugee camps. Position sometimes requires travel to remote activity sites, so candidate must be comfortable traveling long distances in a car (with a designated driver).
No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.
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