Logistics Coordinator, SNBN-LED Assessment, USAID Jordan Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Activity (MELA)

  • Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 8 June 2020

Job Description

Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

The Jordan Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Activity (MELA) is seeking a Logistics Coordinator for a two-component, targeted assessment of the current and potential future economic benefits of two municipal economic development (LED) interventions implemented by the Cities Implementing Transparent, Innovative, and Effective Solutions (USAID/CITIES). The interventions include creating detailed maps of Jordan’s municipalities support of a nationwide Street Naming and Building Numbering (SNBN) project that is currently being piloted in several municipalities. The interventions also include support to municipalities and governorates for LED initiatives. The initiatives include, but are not limited to, municipal public financial management technical assistance, governorate and municipal development planning, feasibility studies, master economic development planning, and small projects support.

The anticipated period of performance for the assessment is May to September 2020 (field work may be delayed because of Covid19). The position is available immediately once granted USAID approval.

Jordan MELA assists USAID/Jordan to create a dynamic learning environment among development actors that is focused on innovation, quality, and knowledge sharing.

The purpose of the assessment is to identify and to present separate analyses of the macro- and micro-economic benefits and costs of systematic SNBN and LED work implemented by USAID CITIES. The assessment team shall prepare a Base Case Economic Analysis Model with valuation of economic benefits and costs. As part of this work, the assessment team shall establish a Base Case Economic Analysis by evaluating economic costs and benefits, opportunity costs and externalities and assessing potential risks. Further, the assessment team together with input from USAID’s contractor, shall develop an Excel document that presents a well-structured, easy to follow model for implementing SNBN in the remaining 92 municipalities. The Excel document should contain sheets with macroeconomic data, project input data, working sheets, results tables, and results charts. The model shall be built in such a way that all essential input data can be modified within a reasonable range leading automatically to the respective results.

Responsibilites

  • Provide contextual information to the assessment team
  • Arrange in-country meetings and provide logistical support for the assessment team, as needed Take detailed notes at each interview and focus groups and submit the notes to the assessment team, as necessary
  • Other in-country support services as needed in order for the assessment team to conduct field visits

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional English and Arabic proficiency
  • Experience with logistics, including scheduling meetings and interviews
  • Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) expertise and experience is desirable
  • Prior experience working on a USAID project is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Jordanian citizens are encouraged to apply

About the Organization

Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?

If you are passionate about this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the apply for this job online button.

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

Similar Jobs