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:
Human resource management
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.