Racial And Ethnic Equity (REE) MEL Specialist

Dexis Consulting Group

About the organization

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

Duties

This is an eleven-month position with an immediate start date. Global Solutions Ventures (GSV) — a joint-venture partnership between ZemiTek, LLC and Dexis— is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist to support the implementation of the Racial and Ethnic Equity Initiative at the United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation, Inclusive Development Hub (ID Hub).

-Lead the data collection, review, and analysis of the OP and PPR Key Issue Narrative for Racial and Ethnic Equity by working with Missions, ID Hub teams, PPL, DEIA and other offices. Contribute to the analysis of the Indigenous Peoples and Religion and Ethnic Minority key issues for the OP and PPR. Share findings across the Agency and State Department.
-Lead the development and dissemination of succinct, digestible information in various formats to facilitate collaboration with Washington OUs to expand programming that targets racial and ethnic marginalized populations within their technical portfolio.
-To make a case for technical teams to integrate equity within the portfolios, conduct desk reviews, conduct research and literature reviews for a range of technical areas to include climate, economic growth, human rights, and others. -Summarize and share findings across the Agency and consolidate resources in a database that will be available to Missions and Washington OU to help inform CDCS and activity design and to elevate

Qualifications

-Hold a bachelor’s (BA) degree in a related field from an accredited institution with at least 10 years of experience.
-Demonstrated knowledge of USAID operations and program development systems and policies.
-Experience in training design, implementation, and evaluation.
-Knowledge and understanding of Inclusive Development concepts and development global issues around racial and ethnic equity.
-Demonstrated ability in developing training that incorporates indigenous knowledge and that responds to indigenous self-determination.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate cross-culturally (both verbally and in writing) complex technical issues to generalist audiences.
-Demonstrated ability to work diplomatically and collaboratively, build consensus, and bridge diverse perspectives and interests.
-Demonstrated knowledge and deep understanding of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) practices in international development and, specifically, at USAID.
-Available to travel 50% of the time.
-Telework authorized.

Preferred Qualifications
-Hold a master's (MA) degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
-Ability to communicate in a second language.
-Demonstrated experience producing visually appealing, accessible, easy to navigate online resources for a wide range of users.
-Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize information to present complex issues clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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