El Salvador Strengthening Local Organizations Project: Call for Resumes

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 1 April 2019
  • San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Closing on 1 May 2019

Job Description

Institutional Strengthening Experts for El Salvador

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation, democratic governance and public-sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments. More information about DAI can be found on the DAI website (www.dai.com).

In partnership with IBI, DAI is implementing the USAID/El Salvador Strengthening Local Organizations project in El Salvador. The project is working to strengthen the capacity and performance of civil society organizations (CSO) to apply locally designed, sustainable solutions to El Salvador’s problems of poverty, corruption, gang violence, and migration.

DAI seeks qualified short-term consultants in the following areas of expertise to provide technical assistance for anticipated activities under this project to strengthen local CSOs:

 Organizational development
 Accounting
 Advocacy
 Auditing
 Financial management
 Fundraising/resource mobilization
 Human resource management
 Information technology
 Institutional communication
 Strategic planning
 Training/capacity building

Experts will be called upon to support the project on an as-needed basis, with assignments likely lasting one to six weeks in length. All experts are expected to meet the following minimum requirements:
 Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education and/or experience, required in a relevant field of study, such as Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or Information Technology; advanced degree preferred
 Minimum of 10 years of experience in one or more of the listed areas of expertise, preferably including experience working for/with CSOs and/or non-profit organizations
 International consulting experience for donor-funded projects required; experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred
 Previous work in El Salvador or Central America strongly preferred
 Professional proficiency in verbal and written Spanish required; professional proficiency in verbal and written strongly preferred

Salvadoran nationals encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit your CV and letter of interest to ESlocalsolutions@dai.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

DAI delivers development. We do it in many of the world's most demanding environments, by integrating a broad range of disciplines. Over 40 years, our employee owners have built a forward-looking company — one that combines innovative thinking, deep technical knowledge, and professional project management. We approach our work with passion, analytical rigor, and open minds. By freely sharing what we learn, we have built a reputation as thought leaders who translate good ideas into action and action into results. Our global team of 1,500 development professionals welcomes each opportunity to solve a new problem, no matter how difficult. That's how DAI has earned the trust of the clients, partners, and people who work alongside us all over the world. DAI Advancing Human Prosperity SM

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