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START II IQC Short- and Long-Term Technical Assistance

START II IQC Short- and Long-Term Technical Assistance

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CAMRIS International is seeking qualified Short Term and Long Term Technical Assistance (S/LTTAs) in anticipation of the USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) programs under the START-II IQC . The S/LTTAs will provide programmatic guidance, political analysis, and operational support to OTI Country Representatives (CRs). Under CR guidance, the S/LTTAs will work closely with an OTI implementing partners to ensure the program meets the expectations of OTI. The S/LTTAs will undertake a critical interlocutor and management role in close coordination and consultation with OTI.


We are looking for S/LTTA specialists, who have a backgrounds in the following areas of expertise including: 

  • Support media
  • Peace processes
  • Reconciliation
  • Communications
  • Small enterprise stimulus
  • Civil society engagement
  • Protection
  • Reintegratio
  • Conflict resolution,
  • Engineering, small scale structure projects
  • Governance
  • Logistical support
  • IT support
  • Telecommunications,
  • Office space (bare bones)
  • Transportation
  • Translators,
  • In-country registrations
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Capacity building (operational)
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Political analysis
  • Quality assurance
  • Developing, writing and editing reports
  • Information technology
  • Social media
  • Mobile technology
  • Geospatial technology, mapping
  • Innovative technologies


  • Previous experience working with an Office of Transition Initiatives implementing partner strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of political transition and conflict mitigation programs and activities.
  • Minimum three years of overseas experience in conflict-prone countries.
  • Minimum two years of supervisory experience as a manager.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and use political analysis to inform and shape program strategy.
  • Previous experience managing and issuing grants.
  • BA degree and a minimum of seven years’ professional experience or a master's  degree and a minimum of four years of professional experience in two or more of the following areas: contract/grant management, political analysis, humanitarian response, conflict resolution, mediation/arbitration and/or international law.
  • Excellent political analysis, program and project management and reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others in challenging environments.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required. Proficiency in French and/or Arabic is desirable, but not required.
  • Willingness and ability to relocate for a long-term position.