• Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff101-250
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1985

JBS International

Since 1985, JBS International, Inc. (JBS) has delivered research, monitoring and evaluation, technical assistance, information collection, knowledge management, and marketing services to clients across the United States and around the world. JBS also provides substantial expertise in public health communications, information technology, policy analysis, performance measurement, instructional design, on-line and in-person training, and information resource center management. JBS provides these and other services to critical sectors in challenging environments. In education, for example, JBS has extensive experience in conducting assessments; evaluating programs, projects and activities; and assisting international development clients in designing new educational efforts at all levels. In addition to experience with education, youth, and the labor force, JBS has worked extensively in the areas of gender justice; domestic and intimate partner violence; child welfare; social, democratic, and economic transitions; disability programs and services; and the unique challenges facing culturally diverse, minority, and marginalized populations. JBS’s Gender Practice emerged from the company’s fundamental commitment to gender equality and women’s rights. JBS believes gender equality is a transformational force that enhances the well-being of societies around the world and enables them to flourish. As a result, the JBS Global Gender Practice seeks to apply evidence-based research to gender programs, identify the root causes of inequality, and construct development hypotheses fueled by theories of change. More information about the JBS Gender Practice is available at http://www.jbsinternational.com/pdf/JBS_Gender_Practice_2014.pdfStaff More information about our multilingual, multicultural professionals who can conduct business in 21 languages is available at http://www.jbsinternational.com/pdf/JBS_Gender_Practice_2014.pdf. Projects JBS International’s projects span sectors, services, client support, and geographic regions, with clear results. Diverse Scope Agriculture Civil society strengthening Counter-trafficking in persons Education Effect of gender roles on males and females Gender, conflict, and security Health care Information and communication technologies (ICTs) Life skills Organizational/institutional development Technical and vocational training Violence against women Women’s leadership development Workforce development Youth   Diverse sector program evaluations Women’s leadership and media training U.S. internship program for young businesswomen in the Middle East Primary school basic health education for girls Outcomes and impacts of USAID’s Ambassador Girls’ Scholarship Program Sustained improvements in learning outcomes at 300 girl-friendly schools Women’s leadership in disaster risk reduction, disaster risk management, and complex emergencies   Client support Applied research, knowledge management, instructional design, and IT tool development to build client capacity to use a gender-sensitive approach to programming, gather sound evidence, and create a knowledge base for program conceptualization, design, and implementation. Produced research reports, technical documents, and toolkits containing practical information and concrete recommendations for integrating gender into project design and evaluation and building gender capacity within local research firms, NGOs, and among subject matter experts. Completed more than 100 formative, mid-term, and end-of-project evaluations plus scale and sustainability studies and development of gender-sensitive indicators. Supported development, delivery, and reporting on gender integration training in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The multidisciplinary, interactive learning sessions covered advanced gender analysis issues in new USAID policies and strategies with a regional focus. Assisted in every component—from thematic development to on-the-ground logistics—of a results-oriented and participatory adult learner-centered workshop on best practices and lessons learned in countering human trafficking, workforce development, gender integration, and youth programming, in the context of developing and maintaining public–private partnerships.   Clear Results Applied research and evaluation - Data analysis, synthesis, and dissemination - In-person and virtual data collection - Instrument design - Literature reviews - Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research design Community mobilization and advocacy Documentary video production Gender analysis toolkit development Gender assessments Gender-sensitive indicator development Instructional design IT tool development Knowledge management Monitoring and evaluation Policy analysis Technical assistance (in-person and online) Training (in-person and online)  
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

52Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Research Associate/International Business Development Director
    United States
  • Local M&E Specialist- San Salvador, El Salvador
    El Salvador

Staff at JBS International have experience in

Sectors

  • research & development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • human rights
  • gender

Countries

  • united states
  • pakistan
  • afghanistan
  • bangladesh
  • egypt

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

In the News

Sustainable development goals

The hard questions in education: Why and how?

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#She Builds Economies: Mary Fontaine

What women need to succeed — and how to make it happen in one word

19 March 2014
#SheBuilds Innovations: Susan Hayashi, Manu Singh, Radha Gholkar

If other industries can use predictive analytics, why can't we?

20 March 2014
#SheBuilds Economies: Mary Fontaine

Young women entrepreneurs: Are we ready for this emerging economic force?

13 March 2014
Video interview: Carlette Randall

How to nurture tribal women leaders? Through innovation

17 March 2014
Video interview: Lisa B. Nelson

IGD annual meeting to focus on Power Africa, agribusiness

11 April 2014
Video interview: Julie Katzman

Female truck drivers for gender equality?

19 March 2014
Video interview: Shiza Shahid, The Malala Fund

Malala Fund calls for new school models to improve education

13 March 2014
#SheBuilds: Daniel Yohannes

How to mainstream gender in foreign aid: Lessons from MCC

11 March 2014
#SheBuilds the Future: Leith Greenslade

How will we finance the post-2015 SDGs?

11 April 2014

Experience

Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Procurement Process
Research & Development
Project Support
Reproductive Health
Performance Measurement
Education
Events / Training
Personnel / Human Resources
Grant Management

Contract Awards

USAID contract in United States: AIDOAABC1100004

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in United States: AIDOAABC1100003

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in Tajikistan: AID176BC1100001

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in Ethiopia: AID663BC1100001

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in United States: AIDOAABC1000003

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in United States: AIDOAABC1000005

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in United States: AIDOAABC1000001

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in Macedonia (FYROM): AIDEDHE280800003

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID contract in Indonesia: AIDEDHE270800003

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • North Bethesda
  • 5515 Security Lane Suite 800
  • United States
  • Vienna
  • 8245 Boone Boulevard, Suite 708
  • United States
  • Olympia
  • 212 Union Avenue, SE, Suite 101
  • United States
  • Burlingame
  • 555 Airport Boulevard, Suite 400