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Client Profile: Encompass is a medium sized International Consultancy with its headquarters in Washington, USA.

Job Title:
 Somalia Regional Experts Consultants

Reporting To: Director

Job Location:

Role Overview:

We are seeking Somalia regional expert consultants as follows:

1 engineer

4 social science zonal experts

For Puntland, Central, South and Somaliland.

Consultants will support an evaluation of a project designed to improve the overall educational environment through improvements to school infrastructure, school management and instructional quality, technical assistance to government education officials, as well as community water and hygiene and healthcare infrastructure and services.

Responsibilities include collecting data within communities and schools through in-person interviews with community members, facilitating focus groups, and participating in interpretation of data collected.

This is a short-term assignment with work taking place in August 2011, contingent on EnCompass winning the award.

Engineer – International or national

Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • Masters or equivalent in engineering
  • Experience working in Somalia
  • Ability and willingness to travel to all program implementation zones
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Somali an advantage
Minimum Experience
  • Carried out evaluations of similar infrastructure activities
  • At least five years experience with education, water and sanitation, and health facility infrastructure rehabilitation and construction
  • Experience of working in Somalia preferred
Approximate Person Days: 15

4 Zonal Experts – National
(Somaliland, Puntland, Central and South)

Minimum Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree in social sciences or related subject
  • Knowledge of education and water and sanitation programming in their zone, Somaliland expert should also have knowledge of health programming
  • Fluent in Somali & English
Minimum Experience
  • Five years working with local communities, NGOS and/or local government
  • Reviewed or assessed at least one Mercy Corps or USAID-supported program
Approximate Person Days: 10

How to Apply:

Please send CV immediately to

Deadline close of business Monday, 27 June 2011.

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