YMELP II Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA)

  • Contract
  • Jordan
  • Posted 2 months ago

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.

About Us

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA)

Department/Location: YMELP II Jordan

Reports To: Chief of Party/Project Director

Type: Consultancy

Classification: Consultant

Clearance Required: N/A


IBTCI is seeking an experienced professional for a Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) role. The objective of the STTA is to ensure the coverage of BHA SOW’s components by the tools/protocols to be used by YMELP II, ensure their fit to USAID and other international standards such as the SPHERE Project for the covered sectors by YMELP II, and to ensure the fit of the data collection approach and resources to match the above components, planning mitigations as appropriate.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the coverage of BHA SOW’s components by the tools/protocols to be used by YMELP II.
  • Ensure the fit of the tools/protocols to USAID and other international standards such as the SPHERE Project for the covered sectors by YMELP II.
  • Ensure the fit of the data collection approach and resources to match the above components and plan mitigations as appropriate.
  • Provide a detailed map of BHA SOW and means to address that.
  • Plan to tweak the tools/protocols used by YMELP to ensure matching USAID/Sphere project standards. Identify areas when accommodating such standards is challenging or not doable for further discussion with BHA.
  • Plan of tweaking tools/protocols/processes for effective implementation of M&E activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience related to monitoring and evaluation, development, humanitarian assistance, and/or transition programs.
  • Proven experience in developing tools.
  • Proven experience in monitoring/evaluation of humanitarian interventions in emergency/conflict contexts.
  • Proven experience in implementing humanitarian intervention in emergency/conflict contexts.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID and other donors’ monitoring and evaluation practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of internationally common standards of humanitarian intervention implementations such as the Sphere project.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required, fluency in another language preferred.

**Education:**Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, social sciences or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous experience in managing or implementing large-scale third-party monitoring projects, USAID-funded programs, or large-scale M&E support projects, ideally in humanitarian themes such as WASH (water sanitation and hygiene), health, logistics and relief commodities, shelter, protection, and food assistance programs.
  • Previous project management experience, the ability to prepare concise written materials, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Previous experience conducting quantitative and qualitative field research in conflict zones.
  • Previous work experience in Syria or the region is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience managing sub-contractors is desirable.
  • Previous experience implementing a USAID-funded program is desirable.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in Jordan.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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