Technical Advisor, Rule of Law Approaches to Address Organized Crime

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 11 July 2018
Posted on 11 June 2018

Job Description

FHI 360’s Civil Society and Peacebuilding Department (CSPB) currently seeks a Technical Advisor for Rule of Law Approaches to Address Organized Crime. The Technical Advisor will serve as a senior analyst for an anticipated two-year contract to support the USAID Africa Bureau, providing technical leadership to a series of activities that will result in providing guidance on strengthening rule of law approaches to address organized crime issues in Africa. In this role, the Technical Advisor will support: five roundtables in Washington, DC; contribute to five white papers on related topics; develop a summary of USAID programming approaches to address organized crime; conduct literature reviews and field work for three case studies; and develop a report to provide technical guidance on organized crime and approaches to rule of law. .

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in international development, international security, public policy, political science, economics or related area required.
  • More than eight years’ relevant experience, including experience with analytic research;
  • Minimum of three years managerial experience;
  • Strong analytical, communications, and organizational skills
  • Excellent writing, editorial, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiating, decision making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with USAID contracts and cooperative agreements, and knowledge of USAID programming and policy objectives.
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in French preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal guidance and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines; and be a team player and well organized self-starter.
  • Experience working with a wide range of U.S. Government stakeholders (particularly Department of State and Department of Justice personnel) and international donors required;; experience working successfully with senior officials is essential.
  • Security clearance at the secret or top secret level is preferred.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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About the Organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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