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Position:  Associate

Client: Integra LLC - http://www.integrallc.com/

Location:  Washington, D.C.

 

Integra, USAID’s 2021 small business of the year, specializes in implementing demand-driven development analytics, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), private sector engagement, and capacity-building projects. Our technical expertise encompasses ICT, agriculture and food security, economic growth, energy, climate resilience, environment and natural resources, and gender and social inclusion. We have provided analytical and MEL services to donor-funded projects for over ten years, working across more than 50 different countries, impacting millions of stakeholders, and leveraging over $1.2 billion in public and private investment for development reforms.

 

Position Description

 

The Associate position is designed for a well-organized and highly motivated individual to support and work under a number of USAID and MCC contracts awarded to Integra. Most notably, USAID awarded Integra the Learning, Evaluation, and Analysis Project III (LEAP III) and the Asia Emerging Opportunities (AEO) projects in May and August 2018, respectively.  LEAP III is a five-year, $19.6 million project supporting USAID Missions worldwide by providing various economic analyses, monitoring and evaluation, and project-design support services.  AEO, while similar in structure, is $8 million and focused on supporting Missions in Asia. In four years, these two contracts have seen over 75 distinct activities over 30 countries with work focused on private sector engagement; policy and enabling environment reform; and monitoring, evaluation, and learning.

 

We are seeking an Associate to work across these activities and more. This position provides the opportunity to work across various sectors and in countries around the globe.  There will also be opportunities for short-term travel once international travel pending COVID restrictions.

 

Responsibilities

 

Project Operations.  Assist in the overall management of the project, including planning, organizing, coordination, program execution, and monitoring. Responsibilities will include project reporting, budget tracking and analysis, reviewing consultant timesheets and expense reports, assisting with project recruitment, submitting credentials and travel approval requests, conducting project launch and close-out activities, and providing administrative support.

 

Research and Data Analysis.  Provide research assistance and data analysis to support project work assignments. This includes Cost-Benefit Analysis, Public Financial Management, Performance Evaluations, Impact Evaluations, and Political Economy Assessments. Other work can include:  Developing training materials checking, coding, and cleaning data sets; analyzing large and small data sets; preparing tables and figures for communication of research results; liaising with counterparts overseas; conducting and organizing literature reviews and other secondary data searches; contributing to the preparation of professional papers, research reports, presentations, articles, and proposals.

 

Provide Logistical and Technical Support on Work Assignments.  Coordinate approvals, logistics, and travel details for in-country work assignments. Support in-country data collection and stakeholder interviews. Provide support to write project reports.

Business Development. Support developing project proposals, including coordinating, recruiting, and editing.

 

Required Qualifications

 

·        MA/MS degree in related field (business, economics, international relations).

·        At least 2 years of experience in a similar role in international development or related field.

·        Strong financial skills required, including experience with project budgeting.

·        Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

·        Strong organizational skills.

·        Confident writing, research, and interpersonal skills.

·        Ability to work as part of a team, prioritize, and multi-task under tight deadlines.

·        Excellent command of English.

·        Foreign language skills (e.g., French or Spanish) a plus.

·        Desire to learn and implement best practices in international development.

·        Cultural understanding and overseas experience highly preferred.

·        U.S. citizenship or work permit required.

 

To Apply

Integra LLC has hired GRS to assist with sourcing applicants for this position. Candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to:

 

Patrick Shields, Search Manager

Global Recruitment Specialists "Positioning You for Success"

Norwalk, CT 06851 USA

Telephone: +1- 203-899-0499

Email: Shields@globalrecruitment.net

Web: http://www.globalrecruitment.net

 

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