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  • 13 Feb 2020 6:13 PM | Anonymous member

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1879/director-of-security-sector-governance-assistance/job

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Director of Security Sector Governance Assistance is an experienced former Department of Defense (DOD)/Department of State (DOS) official with experience and name recognition and ability to open doors to grow QED’s presence in the Security Assistance/Security Cooperation (SC/SA) market. S/he is responsible for leading the execution of QED’s strategy to win new business in the SC/SA market. Responsibilities includes leading capture for specific DOD and DOS opportunities, providing technical content and solutioning for proposals, providing thought leadership and communications, setting up key meetings within the Pentagon and State Department, identifying new opportunities and potential partners, and positioning QED in this market to win business. S/he will work with the QED team and help build internal capacity.

    Responsibilities

    • Meet with key people at DOS and DOD to position QED for upcoming opportunities
    • Provide strategic capture advice for specific bids/proposals
    • Help open doors and find ways to increase QED’s name recognition within SC/SA
    • Identify key people as well as key organizations to partner within the SC/SA space
    • Provide written content for specific sections of the proposals

    • Serve as a technical and lead writer for proposals

    • Author various pieces and represents QED in practice area thought leadership
    • Identify new growth opportunities for QED
    • Respond to ad-hoc requests for technical input on other QED projects, and other activities and tasks as needed
    • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the QED team

     

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in international affairs and/or relevant sectors
    • At least 15 years’ experience in SC/SA
    • At least 2 years’ experience in U.S. DOD field operations and management outside the U.S.
    • Active or inactive security clearance; minimum Secret level
    • Outstanding written and oral communications skills
    • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and able to seamlessly handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Works well independently and in teams
    • Proactive in anticipating work requirements and completing tasks in a fast-paced environment

    • Experience building capacity of host-country counterparts desirable
    • Proposal development experience for DOD is an advantage


  • 13 Feb 2020 6:12 PM | Anonymous member

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1842/training-specialist---assessment%2c-monitoring%2c-and-evaluation/job

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    This Task Order will provide training curriculum requirements, to assist the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OUSD(P)) and the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS). These training courses will build capacity for DISCS’s education and workforce development missions in support of security cooperation workforce competencies and job/tasks, as developed by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DCSA) Workforce Development Directorate. The candidate will assist DISCS in developing and updating workforce development curricula based on Department of Defense (DoD) security cooperation (SC) Assessment, Monitoring, & Evaluation (AM&E) policy, identified needs, and SC Workforce competencies and job/tasks. 

     

    The training team will develop an SC AM&E Practitioners Toolkit for conducting partner assessments and Initiative Design Documents, and a hybrid online and resident AM&E course to support development of workforce capacity. The training team will also provide course instructions for these classes to SC professionals in the National Capital Region (NCR), and various CONUS/OCONUS Geographic Combatant Commands, as well as other locations as required. Workforce development curricula must be flexible and adaptable to the training needs of a variety of security cooperation stakeholders and should allow for courses and training modules that vary from one-hour online learning modules, to three-day in-residence courses.

     

    Workforce development topics will include:

    • Security Cooperation and AM&E basics
    • How to conduct a partnership assessment
    • How to develop an Initiative Design Document (IDD)
    • SC theory of change and logic framework
    • How to develop performance indicators
    • How to conduct performance monitoring

    Responsibilities

    • Oversees, facilitates, and evaluates conferences, trainings, symposia, meetings, workshops and focus groups
    • Possesses skills in facilitation, training methodology development and evaluation, process reengineering across all phases, identifying best practices, change management, business management techniques, organizational development, activity and data modeling, or information system development methods and practices
    • Experience is also required in information systems development, functional and data requirements analysis, systems analysis and design, program design, workshop and focus group facilitation, and documentation
    • Designs scope of facilitation process, identifying level of effort required, participants, key stakeholders, and decision points
    • Diagnoses and analyzes organizational problems, often through focus or workshop groups
    • Ensures that session minutes, conclusions, and decisions are documented and distributed
    • Engages in team building, coaching, leadership development, and consensus building

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Active DoD Secret clearance
    • Master's + 4 years’ experience, preferably in Education
    • Bachelor’s + 6 years of direct experience with facilitation of training or exercise events
    • Prior experience with Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Masters degree+ 6 years’ experience in area relating to the project, training and facilitation
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels
    • Flexibility and ability to travel, experience working or living overseas preferred
    • Experience in adult learning theory and practice
    • Significant experience in training and facilitation


  • 13 Feb 2020 6:09 PM | Anonymous member

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1871/contract-curriculum-developer---assessment%2c-monitoring%2c-and-evaluation/job

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    This Task Order will provide training curriculum requirements, to assist the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OUSD(P)) and the Defense Institute of Security Cooperation Studies (DISCS). These training courses will build capacity for DISCS’s education and workforce development missions in support of security cooperation workforce competencies and job/tasks, as developed by the DCSA Workforce Development Directorate. Candidate will assist DISCS in developing and updating workforce development curricula based on DoD security cooperation AM&E policy, identified needs, and SC Workforce competencies and job/tasks. 

     

    The training team will develop an SC AM&E Practitioners Toolkit for conducting partner assessments and Initiative Design Documents, and a hybrid online and resident AM&E course to support development of workforce capacity. The training team will also provide course instructions for these classes to SC professionals in the National Capital Region, and various CONUS/OCONUS Geographic Combatant Commands, as well as other locations as required. Workforce development curricula must be flexible and adaptable to the training needs of a variety of security cooperation stakeholders and should allow for courses and training modules that vary from one-hour online learning modules, to three-day in-residence courses.

     

    Workforce development topics will include:

    • Security Cooperation and AM&E basics
    • How to conduct a partnership assessment
    • How to develop an Initiative Design Document (IDD)
    • SC theory of change and logic framework
    • How to develop performance indicators
    • How to conduct performance monitoring

    This is a contract position that can be remote outside of the Washington, DC area. 

    Responsibilities

    • Designs and develops instructional approaches and strategies to meet training requirements through analysis of learning objectives, media delivery requirements, test methodology and available doctrine and documentation
    • Defines test strategies, evaluation plans and validation of training
    • Ensures integrity of task analysis, training needs, instructional materials and hierarchies
    • Determines best approach to delivery of training including traditional and technology-based approaches
    • Examines ongoing doctrine, lessons learned and course materials to develop relevant training and event scenarios for use during immersive events
    • Orients live scenarios with training and course curriculum and coordinates with project managers, subject matter experts and curriculum designers
    • Interacts with customer, technologists, project managers and subject matter experts

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Active DoD SECRET clearance
    • Master’s degree in adult education, organizational development or a related field
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in adult learning, instructional design training and facilitation

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum of six years’ experience in adult learning, instructional design, training and facilitation
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels
    • Flexibility and ability to travel; experience working or living overseas preferred
    • Expertise in adult learning theory and practice
    • Knowledge of learning styles, participatory methods, instructional design, whole systems design, e-learning, blended learning and related topics
    • Significant experience in training and facilitation as well as needs analysis and training evaluation methodologies
    • Experience with e-learning tools, job aids/performance support tools, online platforms, and other learning products
    • Fluency in language(s) other than English highly desirable


  • 12 Feb 2020 9:25 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    • The Criminal Justice M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in country M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related to criminal justice
    • This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP criminal justice programs and research how other entities in the citizen security realm measure similar programs. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported
    • They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs and VDFs. This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all criminal justice measures and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders
    • This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract
    • This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned
    • This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U.S. Citizens or Third Country Nationals and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D. C.-metro area. This position may require on-site access.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree
    • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with criminal justice
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred:

    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs.
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations 

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1895/criminal-justice-m%26e-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:22 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    • The Counternarcotic M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in country M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related Counternarcotic and shall work regionally with their counterparts to ensure that INL/WHP is measuring police professionalization in a similar manner across the hemisphere
    • This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP Counternarcotic programs in the western hemisphere and research how other Counternarcotic entities measure similar programs.
    • They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported
    • They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs. This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all measures in their portfolio and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders.
    • This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract
    • This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned
    • This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U.S. Citizens or Third Country Nationals and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D. C.-metro area. This position may require on-site access

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree
    • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with counternarcotic operations and criminal justice 
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred: 

    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs.
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations


    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1894/counternarcotic-m%26e-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:18 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    • The Corrections and Program Management M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in-country M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related to corrections and program management
    • This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP corrections programs and research how other entities in the citizen security realm measure similar programs. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post in order to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported
    • They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs and VDFs. This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all corrections measures and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders
    • This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract. This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned
    • This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U. S. Citizens or Third Country Nationals and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D. C.-metro area. This position may require on-site access

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree
    • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with corrections
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred: 

    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs.
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations


    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1893/corrections-and-program-management-m%26e-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:11 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    • The Citizen Security M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in country M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related to citizen security and transnational crime
    • This individual shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP programs focused on transnational crime and research how other entities in the citizen security realm measure the impact of similar programs. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, program officers, and Post to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported
    • This individual shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs and VDFs. This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all citizen security measures and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders
    • This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.
    • This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned
    • This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U.S. Citizens or Third Country Nationals and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D.C.-metro area. This position may require on-site access

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree
    • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with citizen security
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred: 

    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs.
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1892/citizen-security-m%26e-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:10 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    • The Border Security M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and incountry M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related Border Security and shall work regionally with their counterparts to ensure that INL/WHP is measuring police professionalization in a similar manner across the hemisphere
    • This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP Border Security programs in the western hemisphere and research how other Border Security entities measure similar programs. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported
    • They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs and VDFs. This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all measures in their portfolio and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders
    • This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract
    • This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned
    • This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree
    • At least five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to attend meetings at the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and visual presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with border security
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualization
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Preferred: 

    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations 

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1891/border-security-m%26e-support---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:04 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    The At-Large M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in-country M&E Specialists to augment the work of both in-country and DC-based M&E Specialists.

     

    This position will be responsible for supporting the development of both country plan measures and implementing mechanism measures, managing reporting cycles, and data collection. The countries and implementing agreements under this position’s purview will be determined as the project progresses based on changing requirements and workload of other M&E Specialists. This person will need to be able to quickly develop subject matter expertise in any INL programmatic area as well as any country context.

     

    In addition to augmenting the work of in-country M&E Specialists, this position will be responsible for maintaining relationships and staying up to date on INL-related issues and programming in all western hemisphere posts that do not have a permanent M&E Specialist, such as Argentina and Brazil. This position will also be responsible for all implementing agreements in these countries.

     

    This position will be able to conduct all requirements of both in-country and DC based M&E Specialists across the entire hemisphere as needed. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported. They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in PMDFs.

     

    This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all measures in their portfolio and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders.

     

    This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract.

     

    This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned.

     

    This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U. S. Citizens or Third Country Nationals and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D.C.-metro area. This position will be full-time.

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree
    • At least seven (7) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
    • U. S. Citizen or Third Country National
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a MRPT certification
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • FSI Level 4/4 Spanish or equivalent
    • Ability to conduct research in both English and Spanish
    • At least three (3) years of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations
    • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • In-depth knowledge and/or experience with criminal justice and/or law enforcement
    • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports Experience working managing complex relationships and negotiating with government partners
    • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Portuguese, French, or Dutch language skills
    • Experience with technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1890/senior-m%26e-specialist-at-large---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-m%26e-%28inl%29-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 9:01 PM | Anonymous member

    QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

     

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State’s (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, addressing corruption, and building capacity to counter many types of transnational crime, INL’s Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP’s support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through regional and country-specific programs. Monitoring and evaluating (M&E) foreign assistance programs is imperative to the efficient administration of effective assistance and accountable reporting to Congress and others in the oversight community.

     

    INL/WHP requires the services of an M&E contractor to develop M&E policies and procedures; create realistic and feasible performance measures; support, manage, and conduct data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and develop and maintain an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This contract will help INL/WHP comply with the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), which codifies reporting on the performance of U. S. foreign assistance and its contribution to the policies and priorities undertaken by the Federal Government.

    Responsibilities

    Data Management Specialists shall be based in D. C. These individuals shall oversee the quarterly and annual collection and reporting of all performance measures, whether under the purview of this contract or not. While the D. C.-based M&E Specialists shall oversee the reporting cycle for their portfolio, the Data Management Specialists shall be the final data quality check and oversee and enforce the entire data reporting cycle.


    They shall notify all responsible parties when data needs to be reported, ensure all open source data is up-to-date, and assist with data entry, including transferring existing data stored in a variety of sources (such as PowerPoint, emails, and InfoPath) to the data management system.


    The Data Management Specialists shall monitor data for accuracy, completeness, redundancies, and provide user assistance to M&E contract employees and program officers. The Data Management Specialists shall assist M&E Specialists with entering both past and current data; generating reports and analytics; and shall assist in searching and documenting the use of open source data. This position may require manual data entry and content correction and editing.


    They may be called on to help with other duties as assigned.


    This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere. This position is open to U.S. Citizens and will not be housed in INL/WHP facilities. The contractor shall provide off-site office space in the D.C.-metro area. This position will require on-site access.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Highly skilled in using Microsoft Excel and/or Access to store and analyze data
    • U. S. Citizen
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance
    • Demonstrated ability to work in Microsoft SharePoint
    • Demonstrate high-level of understanding of data visualization and reporting using Microsoft Excel and/or Access
    • Highly skilled in using data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • Highly skilled in using Macros and similar functions
    • Demonstrate high-level of understanding of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS or STATA
    • Ability to present results in written reports
    • Based in the D.C. metro area and able to work in the INL/WHP office space
    • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
    • Data warehousing, business intelligence and/or information management concepts skills
    • Skilled in using visualization and reporting software such as Microstrategy, Tableau, Power BI, and ArcGIS 

    Preferred: 

    • Experience working with computer algorithms and/or computer programing languages
    • Knowledge of C, C++, Java, embedding language, and HTML
    • Knowledge of survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
    • Knowledge of technical writing or report production
    • Knowledge and/or experience working in the Western Hemisphere
    • Knowledge or experience with additional international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
    • Experience supporting the U.S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
    • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations
    • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills


    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1889/data-management-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

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