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15 Août 2021 Il y a 1 mois

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition – we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.

Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA,  Spain  and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors  in order to  deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world.

Position  Summary: 

DT Global is implementing a contract supporting USAID programs in the MENA region. Under this contract, the Economic Development specialist will support the USAID/Tunisia Mission.

The Economic Development Specialist will assist USAID in the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of economic growth projects in Tunisia. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: (a) assessing the progress of USAID contractors and grantees in achieving results for economic growth projects; (b) providing input to enhance the achievement of results by periodically reviewing the development context, results indicators, and implementation progress, identifying problem areas and suggesting solutions; (c) collaborating and coordinating with contractors, partners, and Mission staff to organize and coordinate USAID public events and prepare press releases, speeches, and background information; and (d) evaluating fully implemented activities and reporting  on impact, lessons learned, problem areas, and how the problems were addressed or  overcome.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review implementing partners’ work plans and period reports and make written recommendations to the USAID of any changes necessary to meet the desired economic growth objectives and/or technical provisions of the award.
  • Conduct field visits to project sites across Tunisia to monitor, report on, and evaluate contractor/grantee performance in accordance with financial, timing, and other considerations embodied in USAID-funded economic growth projects.
  • Collect and monitor performance data on a regular basis to measure achievement against performance indicators, and prepare progress reports, including problem analysis and recommendations for corrective actions, and improvement to the implementation process.
  • Assist in the development and revision of monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans including indicators and baseline data, and ensure their effective use as management and information tools; and collaborate with USAID staff team members to align the proposed technical approach and performance metrics to the Mission objectives and results framework.
  • Collect, analyze, and report on relevant aspects of Host-Government policies, laws, and regulations, and on related economic development issues to inform and guide project planning in support of USAID/Tunisia’s economic growth objectives.
  • Maintain knowledge of country context, technical approach, development objectives, accomplishments, and results of economic growth activities to summarize in writing or in oral briefs upon demand, especially for meetings, speeches, background papers, and other USAID reporting requirements.
  • Draft weekly updates and periodic briefing papers, success and social media stories, activity fact sheets, reports, and press releases as assigned and specialized documents when needed.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with USAID implementing partners, and Mission staff to organize and coordinate USAID public events and prepare press releases, speeches, and background information.
  • Draft and deliver periodic or ad hoc reports, including oral presentations, as required.
  • Attend meetings with USAID implementing partners and represent USAID at meetings with Government of Tunisia counterparts, serve as an interpreter and take meeting notes when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the EG Office Director, or this designee, necessary to achieve USAID economic growth objectives.

Core Competencies: 

  • TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion,  trust  and commitment.
  • COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
  • ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates,  monitors  and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
  • PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior,  integrity  and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. 

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, economic development, finance, or a related field 
  • A  minimum of  seven (7) years of relevant experience devising and implementing solutions to promote private sector development, expanding export markets, attracting investment, and/or mobilizing public-private partnerships
  • A t least four (4)  years working in project management with a relevant private and/or public sector organization 
  • Demonstrated technical and applied knowledge of the Tunisian economy and private sector
  • High degree of technical, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain strong contacts with counterparts in the private sector as well as the Tunisian government
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment with a diverse staff
  • Fluency in English as well as Arabic and/or French language  writing and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare required reports in proper format and language

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