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Activation Date: 24 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 24 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 30 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National/International (any)
Category: Agriculture, Education, Research
Employment Type: Part Time
Salary: Highly Competitive
Vacancy Number: 0090
No. Of Jobs: 24
City: Kabul, Afghanistan with travel to provinces
Organization: Global Impact Management Consulting (GIMC)
Years of Experience: Masters with at least 5 years of experience, and P
Contract Duration: Project Base
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Master & PhD
Close date: 30 Apr, 2021

About Global Impact Management Consulting (GIMC):

Global Impact Management Consulting (GIMC) is an innovative Afghan international development firm established by a team of private sector and development experts with innovation, relevance, and quality as its core values. GIMC helps organizations transform to become more efficient, sustainable, and profitable.  At GIMC we believe in delivering quality services to our clients and utilize a long-term vision to engage with and support them. To learn more about GIMC, please visit our website: www.gimciternational.com.

Job Description:

Call for Resume Summary:

GIMC is recruiting a pool of short- and long-term Consultants for its current as well as anticipated projects. The consultants, as described in detail, will work with GIMC on a variety of technical and research assignments. Each assignment will be separately negotiated with the Consultant and an agreement will be signed considering the terms and conditions of the specific assignment.

 

Sector/Sub: Education

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Primary and Secondary (K-12) Education Research:
  2. Education master’s or PhD in education, social sciences, and related fields.
  3. Experience assessment tool development, education research, monitoring, and evaluation, and learning assessments, especially in Afghanistan.
  4. Experience in assessment tools include, but not limited to: EGRA,  EGMA, SEGMA, RNRT, MTEG, SABER SD, BEQI, and IDELA.
  5. Demonstrated experience developing large scale assessment tools, frameworks and strategies, particularly related student’s learning outcome.
  6. Experience on development of non-academic skills assessment.

Ref #: GIMC/ED/01

 

Sector/Sub: Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Proven empirical social research competencies in TVET. At Least 3-5 years
  2. Proven Statistical competencies what are statistical competencies. At least 3-years
  3. Understanding of the Informal economy in Afghanistan
  4. Understanding of the traditional Ostad-Shagerdi training scheme/informal, non-formal, and private TVET
  5. Understanding concept and purpose of supplementary trainings for apprentices at public TVET-Schools
  6. Demand assessment of private sector for TVET
  7. TVET curricula development
  8. Job placement
  9. Apprenticeship
  10. Minimum three years of experience in methodological development and implementation of surveys, focus group discussions and in-depth interviews proven by recommendation letters, reference letters or copies of contracts from previous employers.

Ref #: GIMC/TVET/02

 

Sector/Sub: Agriculture/Agribusiness

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience in agriculture value chain analysis, assessment, and development.
  2. Identify growth potential, market trends and completeness of selected value chains.
  3. Value chain mapping that depicts the chain actors, supporters and their functions and inter-relationships
  4. Identify and examine constraints and opportunities within the selected value chains.
  5. Identify the underlying policy, institutional, and infrastructural issues that affect the competitiveness and exclusion of the selected value chains.
  6. Identify institutions and organizations working for selected value chains from national to local levels that can contribute to the value chain development.
  7. Design, manage, and implement agriculture research/assessment projects.
  8. Develop strategies, plans, and tools for primary and secondary data collection, review, analysis, and reporting.
  9. Experience in conducting interviews and focus group discussions.
  10. Excellent writing skills (English)

Ref #: GIMC/AG/03

 

Sector/Sub: Economic Growth

Expertise and Qualifications:

Experts with experience, qualification, and expertise in the following areas:

  1. Export promotion.
  2. Workforce development.
  3. Labor economics, labor market assessment, and labor migration.
  4. Livelihoods expertise with focus on rural, peri-urban, and urban areas.
  5. Understand social-economic situation of IDPs, returnees, women, and youth.

Ref #: GIMC/EG/04

 

Sector/Sub: Women Economic Empowerment

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Work experience with women on livelihood, employment, and economic empowerment with specific focus on women across different sectors of the economy.
  2. Experience, both technical/implementation and research, on women in rural as well as urban areas.
  3. An in depth understanding of gender dynamics (both rural and urban), gender mainstreaming, economic and social inclusion, and gender-based violence.
  4. Challenges, constraints, and opportunities for women’s economic participation in economic growth, agriculture, and industry.

Ref #: GIMC/WEE/05

 

Sector/Sub: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI)

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience in gender issues affecting Afghan women across all social and economic spectrums.
  2. Experience and in-depth understanding of gender dynamics, gender relations, gender index and others.
  3. Experience in gender-based violence (GBV) and other forms of violence against women
  4. Women’s social and political empowerment
  5. Women participation in civil society

Ref #: GIMC/GESI/06

 

Sector/Sub: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Proven experience in designing, implementing and managing robust M&E systems to gather, analyze, and process required information on programmatic activities.
  2. Experience in working with international development organizations.
  3. Development of M&E policies and strategies for effective management for results
  4. Design, management, implementation, and improvement of data collection tools, reporting and tabulation templates.
  5. Experience in the design, management, and implementation of Third-Party Monitoring (TPM).
  6. Experience in designing and management of learning and knowledge management systems.
  7. Master’s degree with 5 years relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years relevant experience

Ref #: GIMC/MEL/07

 

Sector/Sub: Statistician

Expertise and Qualifications:

  1. Experience in quantitative research design, management, and implementation.
  2. Experience in working with quantitative data interpretation, presentation, and presentation.
  3. Proven experience and skills in quantitative tools design, management, and implementation.
  4. Advance degree (BSc or Masters) in applied sciences.

Ref #: GIMC/STATS/08

 

Nature of Work:

GIMC is looking for experts/consultants in topics/areas listed above who are available to work on both short- and long-term assignments. The nature of work described below is generic and may differ based on the nature of the specific assignments:

a. Short- (10 to 60 working days) and long-term (60-120 working days) consulting assignments with immediate notice of availability. The assignments’ working days will spread over several months.
b. The consultant work with a dedicated GIMC team who will offer logistics, office, accommodation, and other technical support during the assignment.
c. The Consultant will work closely with client and GIMC leadership and lead the design of:

  • Implementation/work plan
  • Inception report
  • Tools and instrument design
  • Field work – Data collection
  • Reporting (with substantial support/input from GIMC technical teams)
  • Presentation of the final report and findings to client

d. Assist/advice GIMC business development team on proposal preparation
e. Salary will be negotiated per assignment and will be based on either hour’s work, workdays and linked clearly to specifically negotiated deliverables/outputs.

 

Availability:

GIMC will make every effort to offer an early notice of availability to the potential consultant.

A .Duration of the consulting assignments is generally between 10-120 working days. The working days are usually spread over a period of several months. For example, a 30-working day assignment would require ten (10) week duration to complete.
B. The presence/availability of the consultant during the consulting period is required. However, GIMC will negotiate with the consultant a mix of virtual/in-person availability should the consultant take on another assignment or travel.
C. Availability to travel to the provinces.
D. Be available to attend client meetings, technical meetings, and meetings with stakeholders.

Job Requirements:

Cross Cutting Qualifications and Expertise:

a. Excellent knowledge of assessments, evaluation, research, and a good understanding of the related sector
b. At least 5 years’ experience in the specific sector/area.
c. Demonstrable experience with an array of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including in the systematic verification and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.
d. Ability to manage field work (data collection, KIIs and FGDs) and engage all stakeholders effectively.
e. Ability to write concise and analytical reports and a thorough understanding of how to tailor written content to fit different audiences.

 

Desirables Skills, Expertise and Qualifications:

a. Successive experience in Project Management covering education, workforce, economic growth, and private sector.
b. Demonstrate professional writing skills as s/he will develop different types of project reports.
c. Experience in private sector training or business management is a plus.
d. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, empathetic, proactive, creative problem solving and ethical management.
e. Demonstrated exemplary diplomatic, communication, and interpersonal skills.
f. Organizational acumen and cultural sensitivity.
g. Excellent oral and written English.

Submission Guideline:

– Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected], [email protected]
– Please use the reference number in the subject line of your application. This will help us easily track and link your CV with the areas of expertise you are interested in.
– Deadline for submission of resumes is April 30, 2021 (GIMC will review applications on rolling basis).  

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