Dexis Consulting Group

Call for Consultants: USAID/Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG)

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2021 1:44 PM)
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Dexis Professional Services
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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

Global Solutions Ventures (GSV) — a joint-venture partnership between ZemiTek, LLC and Dexis Consulting Group — is seeking Mid to Senior levle professionals with specialties in Elections and Political Processes, Civil Society, Media Strengthening, Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Transparent and Accountable Governance in support of upcoming work with the Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) in the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).


DRG serves as USAID’s lead operating unit to promote and support the development of democratic and citizen-responsive governance in the countries where USAID works. The Center’s primary function is to provide technical assistance to the field and other USAID Bureaus on democracy, transparent and accountable governance, anti-corruption, civil society engagement, independent media, the rule of law, human rights, and elections and political transitions.


1) Deliver technical assistance for strategic planning, project design, strategic communications, monitoring and evaluation, and other technical DRG-related program areas within the DRG Center, Regional Bureaus, Missions, and global operating units. Illustrative activities include but are not limited to:

  • Support for the strategic planning by missions in relation to DRG sector assistance;
  • Support for strategic information and data analytics related to DRG programs in the field;
  • Technical assistance for the implementation of DRG activities in the field;
  • Technical assistance for the design and procurement of DRG related awards in acquisition and assistance including project design, incorporation of technical inputs, coordination of procurement processes, and finalization of procurement packages.

2) Provide coverage and coordination support for the administration of DRG programs in USAID Missions and USAID/Washington to fill in during temporary absences, staffing gaps, and other surge requests as requested by the client. This assistance aims to assist Missions in achieving agreed development objectives; developing, implementing and monitoring high-quality programs and activities; meeting Agency design, monitoring and report requirements; and facilitating Washington/Mission alignment of USAID development priorities. Illustrative activities include but are not limited to:

  • Gap-filling coverage for DRG field offices and other technical DRG team leads in USAID Missions for support for the management of DRG programs;
  • Short, medium, and/or long-term coverage of USAID/Washington/Field Missions DRG technical staff in technical and operational tasks and duties.



Minimum Requirements:

Mid-Level: Bachelors degree; 3-5 years of experience in the field, or equivalent preparation. Technical expertise in: elections/political processes, civil society, media strengthening, rule of law, human rights, and/or transparent and accountable governance


Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree; 4-8 years of experience in the field, or equivalent preparation. Technical expertise in: elections/political processes, civil society, media strengthening, rule of law, human rights, and/or transparent and accountable governance


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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