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Biodiversity Results and Integrated Development Gains Enhanced Specialist (BRIDGE)
Statement of Work
Integrated Design Specialist
BRIDGE is a five-year project that will support the office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) as it works with USAID technical offices, regional bureaus, and missions to integrate biodiversity concerns into the planning, implementation, and monitoring of projects in different technical areas such as democracy and governance, health, and economic growth.
DAI is seeking an Integrated Design Specialist (key personnel), who will be responsible for working closely with USAID and its counterparts to scope and design activities related to the integration of biodiversity and key development sectors. This position requires someone with very strong workflow management skills and the ability to communicate with USAID; demonstrated understanding and experience with the design and implementation of development projects, including strategic planning, project design, monitoring, adaptive management, and evaluation; demonstrated experience with relevant systems, processes, and tools to support integration, general and sector-based training initiatives, and best practices for M&E is required.
• At least a Master’s degree in international development, biodiversity conservation, ecology, economics, sociology, anthropology, public administration, or other relevant field
• At least 6 years (8-10 years preferred) experience in international development or closely related field, with experience working with projects in the developing world
• Expertise in biodiversity and natural resources management as well as across key integration sectors (food security, global health, democracy and governance, global climate change, economic growth, etc.) including experience supporting the implementation of such policies and projects in developing country contexts
• Demonstrated management skills and experience sufficient to oversee major components of an integrated, multi-year project
• Knowledge of USAID program design, program cycle, and sectoral assessments, and ability to engage with a wide variety of networks and partners internal and external to USAID
• Broad geographic experience, including time spent working and living in the countries where USAID implements biodiversity and development programs
• Experience with integrated programs preferred
• Strong skills in relevant languages (e.g., French, Spanish, Bahasa, Portuguese, etc.) preferred
• English fluency required
Please review and apply via: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAIN...