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Engility Corporation is seeking long and short-term Technical Specialists for the anticipated USAID/East Africa-funded Somalia Economic Growth Activity. 
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 

The goal of the Somalia Economic Growth program is to promote inclusive economic growth in Somalia. 

The contract must be implemented in all three zones of the country. 

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. 

The Specialist must ensure that all activities are in line with the Agency Learning, Evaluation and Research policy ensuring that impact reporting includes cost/benefit analysis of interventions. 

Required qualifications include: 

Minimum Tangible Qualifications:
  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, statistics, international development, or related field
  • A least 5 years' technical experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and results-based management
  • Must demonstrate at least 3 years' work experience in developing countries, including in conflict-affected contexts
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills. Somali speaking skills an advantage
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.
 

Technical Specialists, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 
Engility Corporation is seeking long and short-term Technical Specialists for the anticipated USAID/East Africa-funded Somalia Economic Growth Activity. 

This project will primarily be focused on promoting inclusive economic growth in South Central Somalia, Somaliland, and Puntland. 

The project aims to strengthen the business enabling environment through access to finance and policy and regulation support; promote enterprise development through business development services; improve production, employment, and incomes in select value chains (horticulture, fisheries, and renewable energy); and increase participation by women and youth in the economy as entrepreneurs, employers, and employees.

The contract must be implemented in all three zones of the country. 

The Technical Specialists will have subject matter expertise in multiple technical areas including: 

  • Financial services and access to finance
  • Business development services
  • Agriculture, horticulture, and fisheries value chains
  • Renewable energy
  • Gender and youth
Minimum Tangible Qualifications: 
  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, or other relevant field.
  • Minimum 5-8 years managing complex economic growth assistance projects in developing countries.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in fragile or post-conflict states.
  • Experience working collaboratively with host country governments and the local private sector, and coordinating activities with those of other donors.
  • Experience managing culturally diverse teams and working with counterparts from other cultures; and
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills with Somali speaking skills preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.

Grants & Procurement Manager, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and Duties:

The goal of the Somalia Economic Growth program is to promote inclusive economic growth in Somalia. The contract must be implemented in all three zones of the country. 

The Grants & Procurement Manager is responsible for managing the contracting and grants award processes and procurements related to technical project activities of the Grants/ Partnership Fund, and is responsible for leading all international, regional and local procurement for technical project activities and in-kind grant procurements required by the Grants/Partnership Fund. 

The Grants and Procurement Manager is also responsible for conducting negotiations with business grantees & suppliers, and drafting contracts and grants agreements as well as supporting and supervising the Grants Team. 

The Grants & Procurement Manager is responsible for leading and documenting the entire procurement process, and purchasing international goods and services at competitive prices and ensuring that goods/services are properly receipted, inventoried, and accounted for while assuring full compliance with USAID/AIDAR/FAR rules and regulations as well as IRG/Engility compliance and procurement policies. 
 
Minimum Tangible Qualifications: 


  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, statistics, international development, or related field
  • A least 7 years' technical experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and results-based management
  • Must demonstrate at least 3 years' work experience in developing countries, including in conflict-affected contexts
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills. Somali speaking skills an advantage
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.

Director of Finance & Operations, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and
 Duties: 
 
The goal of the Somalia Economic Growth program is to promote inclusive economic growth in Somalia. 

The contract must be implemented in all three zones of the country. 

The Director of Finance & Operations ensures compliance of all grants and subcontracts with USAID regulations. 

Monitors achievement of matching investment targets, grants and subcontract disbursements, accruals and other financial indicators. 

Manages administrative personnel and functions of the project offices, including human resources, accounting, reporting to local tax authorities, banking and coordination with IRG/Engility Operations and Compliance at HQ.

Minimum Tangible Qualifications: 


  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, statistics, international development, or related field
  • A least 7 years' of relevant experience
  • Must demonstrate at least 3 years' work experience in developing countries, including in conflict-affected contexts
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills. Somali speaking skills an advantage
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.

Deputy Chief of Party, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 
Engility Corporation is seeking a Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID/East Africa-funded Somalia Economic Growth Activity. 

This project will primarily be focused on promoting inclusive economic growth in South Central Somalia, Somaliland, and Puntland. 

The project aims to strengthen the business enabling environment through access to finance and policy and regulation support; promote enterprise development through business development services; improve production, employment, and incomes in select value chains (horticulture, fisheries, and renewable energy); and increase participation by women and youth in the economy as entrepreneurs, employers, and employees.

The contract must be implemented in all three zones of the country. The DCOP supports the COP, acts for the COP as needed and described above, and carries out any other tasks assigned by the COP to ensure proper management of the Contract.

Minimum Tangible Qualifications: 

  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, or other relevant field.
  • Minimum 5-8 years managing complex economic growth assistance projects in developing countries.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in fragile or post-conflict states.
  • Experience working collaboratively with host country governments and the local private sector, and coordinating activities with those of other donors.
  • Experience managing culturally diverse teams and working with counterparts from other cultures; and
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.

Chief of Party, Somalia Economic Growth

Responsibilities and Duties: 


Engility Corporation is seeking a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID/East Africa-funded Somalia Economic Growth Activity. This project will primarily be focused on promoting inclusive economic growth in South Central Somalia, Somaliland, and Puntland. 

The project aims to strengthen the business enabling environment through access to finance and policy and regulation support; promote enterprise development through business development services; improve production, employment, and incomes in select value chains (horticulture, fisheries, and renewable energy); and increase participation by women and youth in the economy as entrepreneurs, employers, and employees.

The COP will lead the project team and is responsible for overall implementation, results, and management. 

He/she is the team’s interlocutor with USAID and is responsible for establishing and maintaining constructive relations with counterparts across the different regions of Somalia. 

The COP is the final implementing team authority on management issues including staff, logistics, financial accounting and security.

Minimum Tangible Qualifications: 


  • At least a Masters degree in business, economics, or other relevant field.
  • Minimum 10 years managing complex economic growth assistance projects in developing countries.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in fragile or post-conflict states.
  • Experience working collaboratively with host country governments and the local private sector, and coordinating activities with those of other donors.
  • Experience in project design and implementation, including financial management experience, such as budgeting; tracking, reporting and accounting; and procurement.
  • Experience managing projects and/or an office with culturally diverse teams and working with counterparts from other cultures.
  • Excellent oral and written English language communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience managing or implementing projects in Somalia or surrounding areas.
This is a contingent position based on contract award and customer funding.

Please apply at: https://careers-engility.icims.com/jobs/11600/chief-of-party%2c-somalia-economic-growth/job

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