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Mid Level Education Consultant - Uzbekistan (USAID/Center of Education)

About Zemitek

ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.

Duties

In September 2019, Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Public Education and USAID signed the first and only Development Objective Agreement (DOAG) in Central Asia, under which the U.S. Government (USG) will allocate up to $55 million to improve learning outcomes in Uzbekistan over seven years (2019-2026). One year later, in September 2020, the first USAID Mission was established in Uzbekistan. Under the Mission's first three-year Strategic Framework (2022-2025), USAID/Uzbekistan’s education portfolio currently implements two core activities valued at $35 million. The Mission is also in the midst of planning its first mid-term performance evaluation for the education portfolio and is launching the design of its first Country Development Cooperation Strategy. USAID/Uzbekistan seeks a mid-level STTA consultant to cover staffing gaps in the Education Office through the summer to perform the tasks described in the duties and responsibilities below. Location: Remote Work Schedule: Short-term, Consultant Period of Performance: Start date June 13th through August 30th 2024 (108 hours~) Salary Range: Starting at $558/daily

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree and five (5+) years of experience or Master’s degree and three (3+) years of experience, international development, public policy/law or other relevant fields preferred; ● Demonstrated experience and skills designing basic education projects and/or activities for USAID or similar organizations, with a preference for specific expertise in the area of early grade learning; ● Experience working with or familiarity with USAID Automated Directives System (ADS) 201 Program Cycle Operational Policy, and ADS 300 Agency Acquisition and Assistance Planning for the purpose of designing and procuring new activities; ● Strong writing skills, specifically in drafting and reviewing activity design documents, as well as other communications.

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