Dexis Consulting Group

Border Security Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/14/2021 11:01 AM)
Job ID
2021-2503
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-DC-Washington
Job Area
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
Clearance Level
Not applicable
Expiration Date
7/31/2021
Type
Full-Time

About Us

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.

About the Position

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is part of the Department of State's (DOS) multi-faceted response to transnational crime. Dedicated to strengthening criminal justice systems, impeding the movement of illegal narcotics, capacity building, minimizing corruption, and working to counter many types of transnational crime, INL's Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (INL/WHP) plays a key role in leading the development and synchronization of U.S. foreign assistance in the region. INL/WHP's support is tailored to bolster the capacity of partner countries through multilateral, regional, and country-specific programs. 

 

Dexis' Performance Measurement, Management, and Analysis Support contract with INL/WHP entails developing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) policies and procedures; creating defensible performance measures; supporting, managing, and conducting data collection efforts across the hemisphere; and developing an M&E data management, analysis, and reporting system and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The Border Security M&E Specialist shall work with INL/WHP program officers, M&E Coordinator, Posts, implementers, and in-country M&E Specialists to determine appropriate performance indicators for programs and projects related Border Security and shall work regionally with their counterparts to ensure that INL/WHP is measuring police professionalization in a similar manner across the hemisphere. 

 

This will be a full time (defined as at least 40-hour work week) position. This position is based in Washington, DC and may require travel throughout the Western Hemisphere.  

 

Responsibilities

This person shall become a subject matter expert in all INL/WHP Border Security programs in the western hemisphere and research how other Border Security entities measure similar programs. They shall work with their in-country counterparts, implementers, and Post to determine how the data will be collected, displayed, and reported. They shall oversee ensuring all measures are recorded accurately in Performance Measure Definition Forms (PMDFs) and Variable Definition Forms (VDFs). This individual shall oversee managing the overall reporting cycle and data collection for all measures in their portfolio and producing analysis and reports of findings to INL/WHP and other stakeholders. This individual shall brief decision-makers when requested and will ensure continuity of operations by guaranteeing the transfer of all data, standard operating procedures, and knowledge are transferred to the appropriate INL/WHP staff upon completion of the contract. This individual may be called on to help with other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least five (5) of experience in monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, foreign assistance, and/or performance management
  • Ability to obtain and maintain MRPT certification
  • FSI Level 4/4 English or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of supervisory experience managing other staff
  • Proven ability to deliver a quality written product and presentations
  • Proven knowledge and experience working in the Western Hemisphere
  • In-depth knowledge and/or experience of border security
  • Ability and experience presenting results in presentations and written reports
  • A high level of experience and competency with data analysis and producing quality descriptive data visualizations
  • Moderate knowledge of statistical analysis and software such as SPSS
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Master’s Degree

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Spanish, French, or Dutch language skills
  • Experience with technical writing or report production
  • Knowledge or experience with international narcotics and law enforcement-related programs
  • Experience supporting the U. S. Department of State, Department of Justice, USAID or other similar government partners
  • Experience in survey design and implementation and/or qualitative in-person interviews
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or other similar business intelligence software
  • High level of competency with statistical analysis and statistical programs such as SPSS or STATA
  • Experience supporting Non-governmental Organizations

 

Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you? 

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.

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