Dexis Consulting Group

Senior Research and Partnership Officer

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/14/2021 11:49 AM)
Job ID
2021-2512
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
HN
Job Area
Implementation and Management Solutions
Clearance Level
Not applicable
Type
Proposal

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

Dexis is seeking an experienced Senior Research and Partnership Officer to support an upcoming USAID-funded multi-year stabilization program in Honduras, expected to begin in August 2021. This position is contingent on contract award.

Responsibilities

  • Supports all aspects of project’s learning agenda, to include developing/updating the learning agenda plan/outline, identifying research needs, conducting specific research efforts, identifying internal and external supporting resources, designing scopes of work for research firms and consultants, and validating research/learning products developed for the program; 
  • Performs tasks independently and in collaboration with program stakeholders and other research consultants; 
  • May serve as a consultant team leader if multiple research consultants are working on an assignment or product; 
  • Conducts local analysis and research to inform the direction of the program 
  • Liaises with stakeholders and delivers briefings/presentations to a variety of audiences; 
  • Develops rapid ad hoc information products and reports, such as rapid contextual analyses/snapshots, local assessments, status/impact updates, and responses to quick requests for information from the client; 
  • Conducts more detailed research and analysis efforts to provide a picture of the Honduras’ constantly evolving context and the program’s relation to it, which could include tracking major local political milestones and legislation, polling and perception data, stakeholder mapping, select KIIs with high-level Honduran government and USG officials, and other relevant research/analysis/data collection work; 
  • Supports the activity development/implementation/closure process, as requested; 
  • Coordinates closely with the Program Development Officers and Monitoring and Evaluation Team

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree in a relevant field. 
  • At least five years of relevant experience.  
  • Creative, new concepts and approaches-mindset wanted.  
  • Demonstrated experience working with community-based organizations and groups in participatory program development and implementation.  
  • Demonstrated experience in programs requiring community-level engagement.  
  • Ability to deliver training on topics related to local community-based organizations and NGO organizational strengthening.  
  • Extensive knowledge of the current political and conflict dynamics that exist within Honduras at the national and regional levels. 
  • Established networks within the project’s target regions. Experience living and working in Honduras 
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in writing reports, preferably for USAID.  
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  
  • Experience working in environments experiencing political transition.  
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish 

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.  
  • Experience working on a USAID-funded projects 

 

 

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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