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Call for CVs: Governance Experts, USAID/Vietnam Learns Program, Vietnam

Location: Vietnam

Description

Call for CVs: Governance Experts, USAID/Vietnam Learns Program, Vietnam 

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits. 

Project Objective:  

SI is implementing the USAID/Vietnam Learns Contract. The scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Vietnam staff and its implementing partners to implement more efficient, effective, and sustainable programs by (1) improving staff knowledge and skills in Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning & Adapting (CLA); (2) advancing evidence-informed decision-making; (3) strengthening strategic collaboration between staff and local stakeholders. 

Position Description: 

Social Impact is seeking highly qualified governance experts to provide analytical, advisory, and/or research services under the USAID Learns contract in Vietnam. Consultants will work closely with our Hanoi office staff and USAID/Vietnam to plan, coordinate, and conduct tasks as assigned. Positions are available for candidates based both in and outside Vietnam. 

Illustrative Responsibilities:  

The below responsibilities are illustrative and will depend on final scopes of work with USAID/Vietnam.

  • Provide on-demand support to USAID leadership and/or operating units on governance in Vietnam. Technical focus could be on environmental governance, economic governance and public financial management, countering wildlife trafficking, countering trafficking in persons, or decentralization.
  • Work with USAID teams and implementing partners in an advisory role on program design, implementation, or required research to inform design and implementation. 
  • Act as team lead or research member for new analyses or research products on governance in Vietnam, to localize global analysis to the Vietnam context or to update existing analysis that is out of date.
  • Connect USAID and Learns with relevant stakeholders working on governance, particularly within the Government of Vietnam and local organizations. 
  • Provide support on analyzing policy or national strategies, conducting policy reviews, or advising on policy development related to governance. 
  • Design and/or conduct organizational climate audits. 

Qualifications:  

  • At least 8 years working on governance programming. Preference is for prior work experience in Vietnam and deep understanding of Vietnam’s governance context. 
  • MA/MS in political science, international relations, international development, or a related field preferred.
  • Prior experience implementing governance programs, designing new interventions, and/or conducting governance research required.
  • Strong relationships with local stakeholders within the Government of Vietnam or local organizations working on governance issues preferred. 
  • Experience with USAID preferred.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls. 




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