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  • 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

  • 12 Feb 2020 8:57 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 Senior Data Management Specialist (DSMS) shall be based in D. C. and will sit in the INL/WHP office space. This individual shall assess the data management needs, make recommendations for a data management and storage, and oversee its production and maintenance. With input from INL/WHP and Posts, this position shall design, update, and improve data management systems as well as design corresponding reporting templates.


    When possible, the DSMS shall design systems to automatically transfer data between documents, reporting templates, and other data management/storage systems. The DSMS will assist in the visualization of complex data; monitor data for accuracy, completeness, and redundancies; and provide user assistance to M&E contract employees and program officers. The DSMS may assist M&E Specialists with entering both past and current data, required reporting of measures not developed under this contract, and may require manual data entry and content correction, editing, and data visualization.


    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 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
    • U. S. Citizen
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance
    • Experience designing knowledge management systems, databases, complex trackers, and/or electronic surveys
    • Highly skilled in using Microsoft SharePoint, Excel and/or Access
    • Highly skilled and experienced in data visualization and reporting
    • Highly skilled in using data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
    • 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
    • Experience with 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/1888/senior-data-management-specialist---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 8:55 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 Deputy Program Manager shall work with the Program Manager, M&E Specialists, and INL/WHP in order to oversee the development of effective M&E of implementing mechanisms. They shall advise in-country M&E Specialists on how best to work with their M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and host country partners to determine appropriate performance indicators for grants, contracts, interagency agreements, and other implementing mechanisms.


    This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP’s implementing agreements and processes, effectively manage relationships with INL implementers, and serve as an expert on INL/WHP’s implementing mechanism M&E processes. They shall oversee ensuring all implementer reporting agreements and reports meet INL/WHP’s standards and administering Partner National Capability Assessment Checklist, if requested.


    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 be responsible for briefing decision-makers, providing technical assistance, and designing trainings 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.

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree
    • At lease 7 years of experience in Monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management, with 3 years of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Fluency in English and Spanish required, with capability to conduct research in both
    • Proven ability to deliver high-quality written products and presentations
    • In depth knowledge and experience with criminal justice and/or law enforcement, with regional knowledge and experience in the Caribbean Basin and Latin America
    • Proven organizational and technical skills to manage the budget resources (dollars and staff) for this project and support the team with field logistics
    • Experience supporting the Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, or USAID
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs like SPSS or STATA preferred

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1887/deputy-program-manager---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-%28inl%29-m%26e-support/job

  • 12 Feb 2020 8:52 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 Program Manger shall oversee all M&E specialists based in both the United States and overseas. This individual will provide technical direction and overall guidance for all activities under this task order and supervise the work of all contractor’s staff.


    The Program Manager shall serve as the primary contact between INL/WHP and all other contract employees regarding strategic, country, and required measure development and reporting; shall attend weekly meetings with INL/WHP; prepare weekly, quarterly, and year end progress reports on project progress, burn rates, and expected expenditures; and shall ensure consistency of staffing and level of effort. This individual may be asked to prepare reports and briefs on project progress and should be accessible to INL/WHP staff.


    This position may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere.

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s Degree or equivalent
    • At least 10 years of experience in Monitoring and evaluation, with 7 years of supervisory experience managing other staff
    • Proven organizational and technical skills to manage the budget resources (dollars and staff) for this project and support the team with field logistics
    • Experience supporting the Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Defense, or USAID
    • Experience or knowledge with international narcotics and law enforcement
    • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs like SPSS or STATA preferred
    • Fluency in English required, with Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills preferred

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1886/program-manager---international-narcotics-and-law-enforcement-m%26e-%28inl%29-support/job

  • 16 Jan 2020 12:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is recruiting senior executive level qualified candidates to work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Defense (MOD) to assist the Kingdom with a significant effort to transform its Ministry.  Eight advisors, through the DSCA Ministry of Defense Advisor (MoDA) program, will be part of the U.S. team assisting this important partner with its transformation efforts.   

    The Saudi Arabian MOD has established a Transformation Management Office (TMO) to oversee a significant transformation of it Ministry.  The TMO is charged with: (1) identifying problem areas, (2) creating a transformation plan to address identified problem areas, and (3) overseeing its implementation over a 10-year period.  TMO is charged to transform MoD to establish a professional joint military force, a coalition leader and reliable partner, that will: (1) deter against all threats in order to protect the national interests of the Kingdom; (2) collaborate with other ministries to develop mutually beneficial and self-sustaining capabilities to enhance national security; and (3) apply world class management practices in a meritocratic environment. TMO has identified requirements for eight U.S. advisors who have completed the Minister of Defense Advisors (MoDA) course operated by DSCA.  

    The role of the MoDA Advisor will function as a program/technical advisor who supports one or more of the areas identified below: (1) Senior U.S. Advisor/Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Strategic Affairs, (2) Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Armaments & Procurement, (3) Advisor the Director General of Administration and Business Excellence, (4) Advisor to the Director General of Facilities & Engineering, (5) Advisor to the Director General of Legal Affairs, (6) Advisor to the Department Head of Training & Education (within the General Directorate of Human Resource Management), (7) Advisor to the Director General of Information Technology, and (8) Advisor to the Director General of Intelligence Policy.  A brief synopsis of each position is listed below.

    The Senior Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Strategic Affairs: The Senior Advisor will advance U.S. institutional capacity building objectives by coordinating the activities of the advisors assigned by DSCA, and supporting, reinforcing, and facilitating their efforts to enable the MOD to realize its transformational vision.  Provides advice on strategic issues affecting the Kingdoms transformation efforts.

    The Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Armaments & Procurement: provides advice to national level decision makers in four broad categories generally associated with:  (1) Budgeting and Programming, (2) Acquisition (including Procurement), (3) Logistics (including Supply Chain Management and Maintenance), and (4) Procurement of Technology (Research and development). The work involves identifying and communicating possible ways to assist one of the three Deputy Ministers to establish centralized processes for management, acquisition, and procurement across a massive defense enterprise, which has historically been decentralized and supportive of individual services.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Administration and Business Excellence: provides advice on a range of administrative processes, as well as a culture which reinforces discipline, support, efficiency, and accountability.  The work involves identifying and communicating possible ways to assist one of the three Deputy Ministers to establish centralized processes for management, acquisition, and procurement across a massive defense enterprise, which has historically been decentralized and supportive of individual services (e.g., navy or air defense forces) to deal independently with internal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) bureaucracy and foreign purveyors of material and services with little regard for efficiency, interoperability, and economies of scale.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Facilities & Engineering: providing advice in a variety of engineering facilities and installation management functions which require previous experience in the career field of engineering such as General engineering, Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering strategic leadership of installation and facilities management, including enterprise level base realignment and closure analysis; direct experience advising Departmental or Service level leaders on basing and installation management, facilities and garrison or base operation; and general engineering. 

    The Advisor to the Director General for Legal Affairs: provides advice on the establishment of legal structures and a culture which promotes respect for the rule of law.  Provides support and assist three Deputy Ministers, other Director Generals, and Saudi Armed Forces (SAF) Commanders and/or their JAG. The advisor will be called upon to advise commanders on the full range of policy, military justice, administration, and criminal law; advise on all matters pertaining to operational (Law of Land Warfare) and public international law; advise on coalition relations, international law, and relevant U.N. Security Council Resolutions; advise on administration and management of the military judiciary system. (NOTE: This position is similar in scope to a DoD-level General Counsel (GC) yet envisions performing functions normally associated with a service-level Judge Advocate General (JAG)).

    The Advisor to the Department Head, Education & Training, General Directorate, Human Resources: provides advice on the 10-year Transformation Plan envisions education and training as a vital investment in the human capital that mans the Saudi defense establishment.  Well educated, well trained people are needed to improve the Royal Saudi Armed Forces (RSAF) ability to defend the Kingdom. The Department Head, Education & Training is charged to play a critical role in realizing the vision enumerated in the plan.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Information Technology: Provides advise to the Director General, IT (DGIT), on the establishment of a modern, state-of-the-art IT enterprise, which includes creating a functioning General Directorate and seven new subordinate organizations: (1) IT Planning and Support, (2) IT Services, (3) Technology, (4) Telecommunications, (5) Cyber-Security, (6) Application Development & Maintenance, and (7) Infrastructure & Operations. These organizations will operate in a centralized

    manner to provide commodity IT to a diverse customer base, which requires reliable assured, and secure IT functions and services to the Royal Saudi Armed Forces (RSAF), in institutional and operationally deployed environments.

    The Advisor to the Director General, Intelligence Policy: provides advice and recommendations to assist in the establishment of an intelligence structure and a culture which promotes Government-wide intelligence sharing and respect for law and policy, while accomplishing six broad functional objectives:  (1) Establish coherent, enduring intelligence policies; (2) Establish the intelligence budget (and supporting processes); (3) Sponsor intelligence Research & Development (R&D); (4) Monitor 

    intelligence processes and performance across the intelligence disciplines; (5) Recommend enhancements as needed; and (6) Represent MOD in working with other ministries and organizations regarding intelligence sharing and other matters.

    Individuals selected for these positions will reside and work in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for a term of three to five years at the grade of GS-15 under Chief of Mission authority for force protection.  These term positions are accompanied assignments with full benefits associated with federal term positions. 

    DSCA expects some of these positions to be announced in USAJOBs during the months of January and February 2020.  If interested please apply online at USAJOBs.  You can also send a resume to the DSCA MoDA Program office at dsca.ncr.bpc.list.moda@mail.mil (please indicate on the subject line which advisor position interest you).   


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