Sustainable International Development Associate
ICF International - Calverton, MD

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Health, Education, and Social Programs
International Health and Development Division

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                    Job Description:
                    ICF seeks an Associate to support the Program Implementation and Technical Assistance Unit of the Center for Design and Research in Sustainability (CEDARS). CEDARS pursues excellence in planning and measuring sustainability in health and social development initiatives ( ).

                    Key Responsibilities:
                    • Actively participate in and support activities of ICF’s CEDARS for a range of activities, for example:
                      • Conduct literature reviews, analyze findings and write effective literature review summaries
                      • Conduct online data searches, compile and analyze data and prepare reports
                      • Design and create data collection instruments for both monitoring and evaluation activities
                      • Prepare training manuals, guidance documents
                      • Support and participate in in-country visits
                    • Build national capacity by conducting training/s and co- leading country level activities such as pilot data collection and analysis activities
                    • Support different types of assessments carried out by the CEDARS+ team, from organizational to assessments of national ownership and sustainability assessments; produces detailed indicator references and definitions
                    • Support proposal development and occasionally write technical sections of proposals
                    • Travel up to 30% of the time
                      Basic :
                      • MPH or Master’s degree in International development, public health or related field
                      • Minimum of 3-5 years experience working internationally in program implementation, preferably with resident experience in Africa, Middle East or Asia.
                      • Solid grasp of current international development issues, notably large USG initiatives (PEPFAR, PMI), Global Fund, Foundations or other international development agencies (DfID)
                      • Experience with professional writing and proposal development

                      Professional Skills:
                      • Very strong team player, able to work in a matrixed organization
                      • Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or program management
                      • Experience with evaluation practice
                      • Strong writer, and proven ability to communicate clearly to diverse audiences
                      • Additional languages favored
                      • Appreciation of systems and complexity theory and their application to international development is a plus

                      ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

                      ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

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