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International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Principle Field Monitors

Department/Location: MERL / West Africa

Reports To: HO Project Director

Type: Consultant

Classification: Consultancy / Contingent on award

Clearance Required: N/A

Overview: The Field Monitor will play a crucial role in collecting qualitative and quantitative data for humanitarian projects in one or more sectors such as WASH, Nutrition, Health, Child... Protection, Education, or Supply. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting field visits, interviews, surveys, and assessments to gather data and information on project implementation, impact, and outcomes. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social sciences, research methods, or a related field, along with a minimum of 3 years of experience in data collection for humanitarian projects. Experience in using mobile data collection tools and fluency in English and French languages are desirable. Nationals from the country of operation are encouraged to apply.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Conduct field visits to project sites to collect qualitative and quantitative data through interviews, focus group discussions, observations, and surveys.
• Administer data collection tools and instruments in accordance with project guidelines and protocols, ensuring accuracy, consistency, and completeness of data.
• Liaise with project staff, partners, and community members to facilitate data collection activities and ensure cooperation and participation.
• Compile and organize collected data in electronic or paper format, and submit it to the relevant authorities or project teams within specified deadlines.
• Assist in the analysis and interpretation of collected data, and contribute to the preparation of reports, presentations, and other deliverables as required.
• Ensure compliance with ethical standards and data protection protocols in all aspects of data collection and management.
• Provide feedback and recommendations to project teams based on field observations and findings, to support program planning, implementation, and monitoring.
• Participate in training sessions and capacity building activities to enhance skills and knowledge in data collection methodologies and tools.
• Maintain regular communication with project teams and supervisors to provide updates on field activities, challenges, and achievements.


Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social sciences, research methods, or a related field.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection for humanitarian projects in one or more sectors such as WASH, Nutrition, Health, Child Protection, Education, or Supply.
• Minimum 2 years of experience in using mobile data collection tools.
• Fluency in English and French languages is desirable.
• Nationals from the country of operation are preferred.
• Ability and willingness to be mobile and agile at a moment’s notice in case of an emergency required.
• Ability and willingness to work for extended periods in insecure and diverse environments.
• Ability and willingness to safely enter and exit a larger, armored SUV vehicle that is several feet off the ground without assistance, while wearing body armor and/or a heavy flak jacket.
• In case of an emergency situation, must be able and willing to “duck and seek cover”, which may require the individual to exit the vehicle, unaided, and hurriedly seek shelter elsewhere, as needed, in the event of a roadside emergency.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social sciences, research methods, or a related field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Familiarity with humanitarian principles, standards, and guidelines related to data collection and monitoring.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders, including community members, project staff, and partners.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in challenging and dynamic environments.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in data collection and reporting.
• Ability to travel to remote and/or conflict-affected areas as required for field visits and data collection activities.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization: N/A

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients' missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page, https://careers.ibtci.com/jobs
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