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Latest Job Opportunisties at EnCompass

Latest Job Opportunisties at EnCompass

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EnCompass is a women-owned business with a headquarters office in Rockville, Maryland, and a team of staff who work from locations around the world.
Our global and multicultural team of staff and consultants have deep expertise in a range of international development sectors, including education, food security, gender and inclusive development, global health, and human rights. Our team is staffed with Master’s- and PhD-credentialed senior social scientists, public policy analysts, evaluators, researchers, adult learning specialists, facilitators, communications specialists, and organizational development experts.

Chief of Party MPCS (USAID Kenya & East Africa)

Position Description

EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a Chief of Party candidate for an anticipated USAID-funded Mission Program Cycle Support (MPCS) opportunity for USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA). The USAID/KEA MPCS activity will provide USAID staff, implementing partners and local stakeholders with support in designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative evaluation studies and assessments across multiple sectors. This may also include knowledge management support, developing/delivering evaluation and assessment trainings, and capacity building of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists.

It is anticipated that Somalia will also be a key recipient of support for this activity. The broader East African region – including but not limited to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda – may also be recipients of technical assistance under this award.

The position is expected to be based in East Africa, preferably Nairobi, Kenya.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The COP will lead all MPCS project planning, implementation, and evaluation as well as lead coordination with the Mission COR and other staff. The COP will be accountable for the quality and timeliness of all deliverables under the mechanism. The COP will also provide leadership in planning and conducting performance and impact evaluations, sector assessments, baseline assessments, evaluation designs and methodology, research and analysis, performance monitoring and evaluation capacity building, and collaborating, learning, and adapting. S/he will also provide leadership in and management of evaluation capacity building activities, and synthesizing evaluation lessons.

S/he will maintain oversight of all project staff, and report to an EnCompass senior official at our headquarter office in Rockville, Maryland. S/he will also serve as the primary liaison to USAID Mission staff.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in management, organizational development, international development, economics, statistics, or a related field is strongly preferred. Ph.D. desired but not required.
  • At least 10 years of experience on projects supporting performance monitoring, evaluation, and/or data use for decision-making, preferably for USAID/USG awards

Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise in the application of relevant qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Experience building monitoring, evaluation and learning capacities of staff, preferably governmental staff, implementing partners, and their counterparts highly preferred
  • Prior experience as a manager of teams, project director, or COP working on complex donor-funded activities required, preferably over a large geographic area
  • Capable of high-level analyses and supporting Mission senior management in broad-gauged and big picture planning
  • Knowledge of the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Framework desired.
  • Prior experience in Kenya and/or the region required; experience working in/with Somalia extremely valuable
  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills required
  • Though not required, preference may be given to native Kenyans or those native to a country within the region
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency and/or familiarity with Swahili and/or other regional languages greatly valued

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Deputy Chief of Party DCOP MPCS (USAID Kenya & East Africa)

Position Description

EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a *Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)*** candidate for an anticipated **USAID-funded Mission Program Cycle Support (MPCS) opportunity for USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA). The USAID/KEA MPCS activity will provide USAID staff, implementing partners and local stakeholders with support in designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative evaluation studies and assessments across multiple sectors. This may also include knowledge management support, developing/delivering evaluation and assessment trainings, and capacity building of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists.

It is anticipated that Somalia will also be a key recipient of support for this activity. The broader East African region – including but not limited to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda – may also be recipients of technical assistance under this award.

The position is expected to be based in East Africa, preferably Nairobi, Kenya.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The DCOP will support the Chief of Party (COP) on all MPCS project planning, implementation, and evaluation as well as support coordination with the Mission COR and other staff. The DCOP will likely provide technical leadership in conducting performance and impact evaluations, sector assessments, baseline assessments, evaluation designs and methodology, research and analysis, performance monitoring and evaluation capacity building, and collaborating, learning, and adapting. S/he may also support the implementation of evaluation capacity building activities, and synthesizing evaluation lessons.

Reporting to the COP, s/he will likely supervise a small team, potentially located across multiple countries.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in management, organizational development, international development, economics, statistics, or a related field is strongly preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience on projects supporting performance monitoring, evaluation, and/or data use for decision-making, preferably for USAID/USG awards

Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in the application of relevant qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Experience building monitoring, evaluation and learning capacities of staff, preferably governmental staff, implementing partners, and their counterparts highly preferred
  • Prior experience as a manager of teams, deputy project director, DCOP, or senior technical advisor working on complex donor-funded activities is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Framework desired.
  • Prior experience in Kenya and/or the region required; experience working in/with Somalia extremely valuable
  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills required
  • Though not required, preference may be given to native Kenyans or those native to a country within the region
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency and/or familiarity with Swahili and/or other regional languages greatly valued

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Director of Finance & Administration MPCS (USAID Kenya & East Africa

Position Description

EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a Director of Finance and Administration (DAF) candidate for an anticipated USAID-funded Mission Program Cycle Support (MPCS) opportunity for USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA). The USAID/KEA MPCS activity will provide USAID staff, implementing partners and local stakeholders with support in designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative evaluation studies and assessments across multiple sectors. This may also include knowledge management support, developing/delivering evaluation and assessment trainings, and capacity building of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists.

It is anticipated that Somalia will also be a key recipient of support for this activity. The broader East African region – including but not limited to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda – may also be recipients of technical assistance under this award.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the DAF will serve as the overall lead for all financial and administrative (F&A) aspects of the project. Managing a team, s/he will serve as the lead for accounting, finance, invoicing, procurement and other F&A functions as required by the contract. S/he will work directly with the Chief of Party to ensure full compliance in accordance with USAID rules and regulations, functioning of financial processes as well as maintaining internal controls for all activities.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related discipline
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience managing, in roles of increasing responsibility: finance, procurement, accounting, logistics and/or human resource related matters for international development activities of a similar contract size

Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of US Government financial reporting and compliance processes and requirements, particularly relative to USAID highly desired
  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel highly preferred
  • Experience in supporting donor funded procurements and subcontracts desirable
  • Previous experience working in USAID-funded programs preferred
  • Though not required, preference may be given to native Kenyans or those native to a country within the region
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency and/or familiarity with Swahili and/or other regional languages greatly valued

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Gender Specialist MPCS (USAID Kenya & East Africa)

EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a Gender Specialist candidate for an anticipated USAID-funded Mission Program Cycle Support (MPCS) opportunity for USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA). The USAID/KEA MPCS activity will provide USAID staff, implementing partners and local stakeholders with support in designing and implementing quantitative and qualitative evaluation studies and assessments across multiple sectors. This may also include knowledge management support, developing/delivering evaluation and assessment trainings, and capacity building of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialists.

This position will be based in East Africa, with a very strong preference for Nairobi, Kenya. It is anticipated that Somalia will also be a key recipient of support for this activity. The broader East African region – including but not limited to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda – may also be recipients of technical assistance under this award.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The Gender Specialist will provide gender expertise to technical assistance activities, which may include conducting gender analysis and assessments; supporting monitoring and evaluation; preparing high quality reports and technical resources; conducting field work; and designing and facilitating face-to-face and virtual trainings related to gender equality and female empowerment.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in international development, organizational development, social science, or a related field preferred
  • No less than five years of demonstrated experience in gender analysis, gender integration, and/or gender-based violence, with preference for work on USG-funded activities

Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience applying a variety of participatory and strengths-based learning design and delivery approaches, blended learning and evidence-based learning theory desirable but not required
  • Though not required, preference may be given to native Kenyans or those native to a country within the region
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency and/or familiarity with Swahili and/or other regional languages greatly valued

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Method of Application

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