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THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE:

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Team Leader (Haiti)
Assistant Team Leader (Haiti)
Data Collectors (Haiti)
Videographer
Administrative Assistant
PTD Analyst (Food For Peace)
ADALAT Chief of Party (Afghanistan)
ADALAT Deputy Chief of Party (Afghanistan)
ADALAT Senior Rule of Law/Subject Matter Expert (Afghanistan)
LPAC Chief of Party (Liberia)
LPAC Deputy Chief Of Party (Liberia)
LPAC Judicial Training Advisor (Liberia)
LPAC Bar Association/Legal Profession Expert (Liberia)
LPAC Anti-Corruption Investigation Advisor (Liberia)
LPAC Monitoring & Evaluation Expert (Liberia)
Proposal and Technical Writers

Team Leader (Haiti)

Background
AMEX International is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a final performance evaluation of the USAID/Haiti Leveraging Effective Application for Direct Investment (LEAD) project. The overall goal of the LEAD project is to stimulate job creation through sustainable business and social enterprise development. To attain this goal, the project has two intertwined strategic objectives:

  • To strengthen Haitian businesses and social enterprises to create jobs in the targeted corridors, and
  • To develop and test innovative mechanisms to increase the development impact of remittances in Haiti

The main goal of this final performance evaluation is to provide pertinent information to USAID and its partner on the overall impact of the LEAD project, which will serve as a basis for considering an extension of this program to the implementing partner. This assessment is set to last for three months; the start date will be determined upon contract award. More details are located in the attached Statement of Work.

The Team Leader should have at least a Master degree in economics and shall have significant experience in evaluating financial, workforce development and micro-finance programs. S/he will be responsible for planning the evaluation, coordinating the implementation of the evaluation, assigning evaluation responsibilities and tasks, and authoring the report, in particular findings, conclusions and recommendations. The Team Leader shall have excellent oral and writing communication skills in English and French, should demonstrate experience interacting with developing country governments, international organizations, other bilateral donors, civil society representatives, and senior level government officials; and have ability to work with diverse international teams and excellent interpersonal skills.

Directions
To apply, please submit an updated resume and application materials to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line HAITI. Applications are due no later than January 2nd, 2015; applicants that submit after the due date will be considered on an as-needed basis. AMEX will contact qualified candidates with further instructions. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Team Leader (Haiti)

Background
AMEX International is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a final performance evaluation of the USAID/Haiti Leveraging Effective Application for Direct Investment (LEAD) project. The overall goal of the LEAD project is to stimulate job creation through sustainable business and social enterprise development. To attain this goal, the project has two intertwined strategic objectives:

  • To strengthen Haitian businesses and social enterprises to create jobs in the targeted corridors, and
  • To develop and test innovative mechanisms to increase the development impact of remittances in Haiti

The main goal of this final performance evaluation is to provide pertinent information to USAID and its partner on the overall impact of the LEAD project, which will serve as a basis for considering an extension of this program to the implementing partner. This assessment is set to last for three months; the start date will be determined upon contract award. More details are located in the attached Statement of Work.

The Assistant Team Leader should have an advance degree (Master or above) or equivalent in development economics related field or in an area of expertise required for this evaluation (e.g qualitative research, monitoring ad evaluation). S/he should have at least five years of experience in leading and conducting data collection and evaluation work, and should demonstrate experience and understanding of monitoring and evaluation of the financial sector. The Assistant Team Leader should be a local consultant with good oral and writing communication skills in French and Haitian Creole. Fluency in English strongly desired.

Directions
To apply, please submit an updated resume and application materials to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line HAITI. Applications are due no later than January 2nd, 2015; applicants that submit after the due date will be considered on an as-needed basis. AMEX will contact qualified candidates with further instructions. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Data Collectors (Haiti)

Background
AMEX International is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a final performance evaluation of the USAID/Haiti Leveraging Effective Application for Direct Investment (LEAD) project. The overall goal of the LEAD project is to stimulate job creation through sustainable business and social enterprise development. To attain this goal, the project has two intertwined strategic objectives:

  • To strengthen Haitian businesses and social enterprises to create jobs in the targeted corridors, and
  • To develop and test innovative mechanisms to increase the development impact of remittances in Haiti

The main goal of this final performance evaluation is to provide pertinent information to USAID and its partner on the overall impact of the LEAD project, which will serve as a basis for considering an extension of this program to the implementing partner. This assessment is set to last for three months; the start date will be determined upon contract award. More details are located in the attached Statement of Work.

The Data Collectors should be based in Haiti and will assist the consultants with data collection activities. They should have at least a B.A or B.S degree in social science and proven experience in conducting Focus Groups and writing Focus Group reports. They shall also have good oral & writing communication skills in French and Creole, and shall have demonstrated experience and understanding with monitoring and evaluation of the financial or related sector.

Directions
To apply, please submit an updated resume and application materials to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line HAITI. Applications are due no later than January 2nd, 2015; applicants that submit after the due date will be considered on an as-needed basis. AMEX will contact qualified candidates with further instructions. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Videographer (Liberia)

1. PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND
AMEX International Inc., an international development firm, is currently implementing an Institutional Support Contract for the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) project. The Office of Food for Peace has taken a prominent role in responding to the acute food needs of individuals and households affected by the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Currently, FFP is partnering with the UN World Food Program (WFP) to provide locally and regionally sourced food to the most vulnerable people who have been directly and indirectly impacted by the crisis.

To help communicate FFP’s emergency response to the Ebola outbreak, FFP would like to create a video highlighting WFP's purchase of rice produced by Liberian farmers participating in a USAID Feed the Future value chain development program in Liberia and its distribution to persons directly affected by Ebola. The video will communicate to the American public, US Congress, and the international community how USAID is helping Liberians help Liberians in this time of crisis.  In addition, it will demonstrate how the USAID’s response to the Ebola crisis supports markets and market function through the local and regional sourcing of food. The video will be placed on the USAID website/YouTube page, will be broadly disseminated by WFP, and will be used for future USAID events and other communication purposes.

2. OBJECTIVES AND SPECIFICATIONS
The objectives of this video project are to provide FFP with one video of approximately 3-5 minutes in length, involving original footage of rice being harvested and processed in Liberia, interviews with Feed the Future rice farmers, views of rice markets, and WFP’s distribution of the Liberian rice to Liberian Ebola patients afterwards.

3.  PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
The period of performance is from o/a December 16, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Draft projected timeline (to be refined based on consultations with the videographer):

  • Dec 8–Dec 16, 2014: Videographer selection, preliminary meeting(s).
  • Dec 16, 2014–Jan 2, 2015: Shoot footage of farmer interview, rice harvest, rice processing, WFP food distribution, and beneficiary interview in Liberia.
  • Jan 16, 2015: First rough cut available for inputs from FFP.
  • Jan 23, 2015: Second rough cut available for inputs from FFP.
  • Jan 28, 2015: Revised/fine cut made available for approvals/minor changes.
  • February 2, 2015: Final files delivered to the FFP Communications Team.

4.  DELIVERABLES:

  • One video approximately 3-5 minutes in length produced in two formats: 1) one web-ready file for usage on the internet (e.g., YouTube and similar sites); and 2) one full resolution file via DVD for playback at larger-scale events.

5.   ESTIMATED BUDGET
The prospective videographer is asked to submit a proposed budget for completion of this project.

6. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
AMEX/FFP requests you submit the following items when responding to this Scope of Work using the subject line Videographer as soon as possible but no later than December 12, 2014 to resumes@amexdc.com

  • Project budget, (including travel)
  • Resume
  • USAID 1420 Form
  • Video samples
  • Story ideas for this video request

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Administrative Assistant

This position is located in downtown, Washington, DC, with AMEX International’s contract under USAID's (U.S. Agency for International Development) Food for Peace (FFP) program. The employment period will begin immediately, from December 2014 to September 30, 2015.

The Food for Peace Institutional Support Project (USAID/FFP/ISP) is seeking to fill this vacancy for 1) Administrative Assistant to Office of Food for Peace Directors.

AMEX International Inc., an international development firm located in Washington, DC, is currently implementing an Institutional Support Contract for the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) project. AMEX  requires immediate placement of a qualified candidate, to 1) assist its executive Director and Deputy Director with  various levels of clerical and executive management assistance, and 2) provide Administrative Team assistance for the (approx. 70 personnel) Office of Food for Peace staff and personnel. 

The Administrative Assistant provides necessary executive management assistance to the FFP Office Directors and personnel; FFP administrative team assistance and support; including clerical and travel support for daily operations.

This support includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Provide support in correspondence and records management, including logging and processing incoming and outgoing correspondence, establishing and maintaining files, supporting the Food for Peace Management Information System (FFPMIS) coordination, sending routine cables, and distributing documents
  • Prepare and process travel authorizations and travel vouchers in accordance with USAID guidelines and procedures
  • Maintain and requisition internal office supplies
  • Serve as timekeeper and enter staff time in the Electronic Time and Attendance System
  • Flexibility in the provision of assistance and support to the AMEX/FFP team

Position Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship (in order to obtain a Secret Clearance).
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience with similar U.S. government executive and administrative work
  • Good interpersonal and executive office communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Salary: Based on established salary history.

Applicants should apply by December 18, 2014. We will schedule interviews as suitable resumes are received.  Send e-mail attachments with resume, cover letter, and a completed USAID form 1420 to:  resumes@amexdc.com with the Subject Line: FFP Administrative Assistant.  Please include 3 business references and earliest possible start date.

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PTD Analyst (Food For Peace)

Provide AMEX support and assistance with administrative responsibilities for Policy and Technical Division (PTD) requirements as specified by the USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP.) including:
Responsibilities:

1.       Provide information support in the areas of report writing and material updates; assist FFP with expansion of the training portfolio as required; and support and assist in the modification (or development) and implementation of a public relations, communication and outreach strategy for FFP. 
2.       Support and assist in  the planning and organization for Title II specific events, such as the Food Aid Consultative Working Group (FACG), and follow-up actions as necessary,  The Analyst shall support the planning and organization, and follow-up of the FACG and FACG Working Group meetings through the following functions:

§   Organize and maintain the FACG files, answer telephone inquiries, coordinate communication among FACG members, draft notices and reports to FACG members as provided or requested by the CTO;

§  Organize FACG meetings by notifying members, making meeting arrangements, (renting facility) organizing meetings and related material, drafting minutes of meetings and other reports as required by FACG and its standing working groups. It is anticipated that a minimum of four FACG meetings and six working group meetings may be held annually;

§  Provide technical services to the FACG to carry out agenda setting, the development of discussion papers, technical research, preparation of executive summaries, and final reports, and other services as determined by the Chairman or his designate.

3.       Support and assist in the provision of analytical data and operational support.
4.       Support and assist the Program Operations Division for calls forward, procurement tracking, booking, shipping, budget analysis and presentations.
Position Minimum Requirements:
·         U.S. citizenship (in order to obtain a Secret Clearance)
·         Bachelor’s degree
·         Demonstrated analytical capability
·         Familiarity with word processing, especially Excel and ACCESS, and other office-related computer software systems
·         Excellent oral and writing skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility  
·         Strong writing skills and attention to detail
Preferred Experience and Skills:
·         Master’s degree
·         Experience in food aid and/or USAID contracting
·         Experience living/working in a developing country
·         Foreign language proficiency

Applicants should send a resume, a cover letter and a completed USAID form 1420 to resumes@amexdc.com Subject: PTD Analyst, by no later than Sunday, November 30, 2014. A copy of the 1420 form is available from the recruitment-job openings section of www.amexdc.com.  We will schedule interviews as suitable resumes are received.  Please include references and earliest possible start date.  Salary is consistent with proven history.

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ADALAT Chief of Party (Afghanistan)

Background
The Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) is a USAID funded program that aims to increase citizen access to justice services based on Afghan law. It will work closely with Afghan justice institutions to increase judicial professional development, improve judicial administrative and management systems, and strengthen the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Department of the Huquq, and its interaction with traditional justice. It also will develop the technical, organizational, and management capacity of USAID civil society partners operating in the formal and traditional justice sectors. ADALAT will implement systems and increase the technical and administrative capacity of Afghan counterparts to operate without donor assistance in the future. ADALAT will strive to secure Afghan counterparts' buy-in and ownership of activities throughout the life of the Task Order, including evidence of cost sharing as appropriate.

Position Description
In anticipation of this effort, AMEX International seeks qualified candidates to serve as the Chief of Party (COP) for this program. The COP will be the primary point of contact between USAID, various stakeholders, beneficiaries and relevant community groups, as needed. S/he will be responsible for the technical and financial oversight, personnel management and leadership, reporting, and the prompt submission of high quality deliverables required under this contract.

Qualifications for the Chief of Party include:

  • A Master’s Degree in Law, Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of demonstrable experience leading and managing international USAID projects (preferably in conflict settings)
  • Strong knowledge of the judicial sector and climate in Afghanistan
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, which includes the ability to lead, coordinate and maintain strong relationships between USAID, government officials, subcontractors, international staff and community organizations as needed
  • Previous experience in the design, implementation and management of performance monitoring systems and/or performance evaluations (specifically for USAID)
  • Outstanding report-writing and presentation skills

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit an updated resume or CV, a cover letter, and a completed application to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line ADALAT. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants not meeting the minimum requirement will not be considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted with further instructions upon release of the RFP. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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ADALAT Deputy Chief of Party (Afghanistan)

Position Description
In anticipation of this effort, AMEX International seeks qualified candidates to serve as the Deputy Chief of Party (COP) for this program. The COP will be the primary point of contact between USAID, various stakeholders, beneficiaries and relevant community groups, as needed. S/he will manage all aspects of this contract, including technical and financial oversight, personnel management and leadership, reporting, and the prompt submission of high quality deliverables required under this contract.

Qualifications for the Chief of Party include:

  • A Master’s Degree in Law, Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field
  • At least 8 years of demonstrable experience leading and managing international USAID projects (preferably in conflict settings)
  • Strong knowledge of the judicial sector and climate in Afghanistan
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, which includes the ability to lead, coordinate and maintain strong relationships between USAID, government officials, subcontractors, international staff and community organizations as needed
  • Previous experience in the design, implementation and management of performance monitoring systems and/or performance evaluations (specifically for USAID)
  • Outstanding report-writing and presentation skills

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit an updated resume or CV, a cover letter, and a completed application to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line ADALAT. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants not meeting the minimum requirement will not be considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted with further instructions upon release of the RFP. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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ADALAT Senior Rule of Law/Subject Matter Expert (Afghanistan)

Background
The Assistance for the Development of Afghan Legal Access and Transparency (ADALAT) is a USAID funded program that aims to increase citizen access to justice services based on Afghan law. It will work closely with Afghan justice institutions to increase judicial professional development, improve judicial administrative and management systems, and strengthen the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Department of the Huquq, and its interaction with traditional justice. It also will develop the technical, organizational, and management capacity of USAID civil society partners operating in the formal and traditional justice sectors. ADALAT will implement systems and increase the technical and administrative capacity of Afghan counterparts to operate without donor assistance in the future. ADALAT will strive to secure Afghan counterparts' buy-in and ownership of activities throughout the life of the Task Order, including evidence of cost sharing as appropriate.

Position Description
In anticipation of this effort, AMEX International seeks qualified Senior Level Rule of Law/Subject Matter Experts to provide technical advice and direction for the upcoming ADALAT activity. Qualifications for Rule of Law Experts include:

  • A Master’s Degree in Law, Criminal Justice,  Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field
  • At least 10 years of demonstrable experience providing senior level technical support to international USAID programs
  • Strong knowledge of the justice sector and climate in Afghanistan; working experience in Afghanistan is strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, which includes the ability to lead, coordinate and maintain strong relationships between USAID, government officials, subcontractors, international staff and community organizations as needed
  • Strong English communication skills; proficiency in Pashto or Farsi is highly desirable

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit an updated resume or CV, a cover letter, and a completed application to resumes@amexdc.com using the subject line ADALAT. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants not meeting the minimum requirement will not be considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted with further instructions upon release of the RFP. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Chief of Party

Background
The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Chief of Party (COP) to lead the implementation of the five-year LPAC activity. S/he will be the primary contact and liaison between USAID and GOL officials, along with various NGOs, beneficiary institutions, private sector organizations, and community based groups.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working on complex donor-funded rule of law or anti-corruption projects in developing countries, of which at least five (5) years have been in Chief of Party or equivalent status, preferably including implementation of USAID rule of law or anti-corruption programs.
  • Significant professional experience in fragile states required. West Africa experience preferred but not required. 
  • AJD or equivalent level law degree from an accredited university in a common law country
  • Must be fluent in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Deputy Chief Of Party

Background
The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to assist the Chief of Party the implementation of the five-year LPAC activity. S/he will provide administrative support and liaise between USAID and GOL officials, along with various NGOs, beneficiary institutions, private sector organizations, and community based groups.  The Deputy Chief of Party will primarily work with the Law School on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience working on complex donor-funded rule of law or legal education projects in developing countries, of which at least three (3) years have been in DCOP or equivalent status. 
  • Must have experience in legal educational capacity building, preferably including institutional sustainability, academic reform, and clinical legal education. 
  • Significant professional experience in fragile states required. West Africa experience preferred but not required. 
  • Must possess fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Judicial Training Advisor

Background
The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Judicial Training Advisor to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Director and technical staff of the Judicial Institute.  The advisor must possess the requisite skills, education and experience to deliver expert guidance as well as to manage long and short-term consultants who will backstop him/her in carrying out these duties. While primarily working with the Judicial Institute on a day-to-day basis, the Judicial Training Advisor may be called upon to share his or her expertise with the Law School, LACC or the LNBA.

Qualifications

  • Significant experience in successful implementation of judicial training programs and operations in developing countries; experience in post-conflict or fragile states preferred
  • General understanding of the West African political/judicial landscape is preferred but not required.   
  • A JD or equivalent level law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. 
  • Experience as a judge or in a judicial capacity in a common law jurisdiction is highly desired. 
  • Must possess fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Bar Association/Legal Profession Expert

Background
The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Bar Association/Legal Profession Expert to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Executive Committee and technical staff of the LNBA.  The expert must possess the requisite skills, education and experience to both deliver expert guidance and manage long and short-term consultants who will backstop her/him in carrying out these duties.  While primarily working with the LNBA on a day-to-day basis, the Bar Association/Legal Profession Expert may be called upon to share his/her expertise with the Judicial Institute, the LACC or the Law School.

Qualifications

  • A JD or equivalent level law degree from an accredited university in a common law country. 
  • Prior experience in bar association management and organizational development highly preferred.
  • Experience with continuing legal education course and program development, and public communications and outreach development in developing countries, highly preferred.
  • Must possess fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and inter-personal skills.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Anti-Corruption Investigation Advisor

Background
The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building to the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Anti-Corruption Investigation Advisor to provide technical assistance and skills transfer to the Executive Committee and technical staff of the LNBA.  The expert must possess the requisite skills, education and experience to both deliver expert guidance and manage long and short-term consultants who will backstop her/him in carrying out these duties.

Qualifications

  • Professional-level knowledge in multiple areas of investigative techniques are preferred, including inquiry; data collection and analysis; search; inspection; surveillance techniques; record and document examination and analysis; tracking of assets; tasks such as working with appropriate agencies to freeze bank accounts; and custody or control of a suspect under investigation. 
  • Previous work experience with high-level enforcement agencies, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation or a major metropolitan police department is highly desirable. 

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, andacompleted AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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LPAC Monitoring & Evaluation Expert

The Legal Professional Development and Anti-Corruption activity (LPAC) is five-year activity that will become USAID/Liberia's primary formal justice sector program.  It consists of two components.  The first component directs capacity building t o the four key Liberian justice sector institutions that educate, regulate and inform legal professionals. The second component supports the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and associated Government of Liberia (“GOL”) entities in their efforts to investigate, prosecute and convict perpetrators of corruption related crimes, and to educate the public regarding the fight against corruption in Liberia.

Position Description
In preparation for this effort, AMEX International seeks a qualified Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to provide performance monitoring and evaluation of LPAC activities to include developing appropriate indicators, implementing systems to safeguard the collection and management of program data, and recommending changes to performance monitoring and work plans. The M&E Officer will also provide technical assistance and M&E training to the target institutions, specifically assisting the Judicial Institute to establish its own M&E team and program.  S/he will liaise with USAID/Liberia and L-MEP in the M&E design, modification and reporting.  S/he will train local M&E staff to assume primary activity M&E responsibilities as of Year 3 of the project.

Qualifications

  • At least six (6) years of experience in planning and implementing M&E for large organizations, including experience in training of M&E staff and at least three (3) years of experience in developing countries. 
  • Experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation of USG/USAID programs is strongly preferred. 
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with preference given to candidates with an MA degree or professional M&E certifications.
  • Fluency in English, fully computer literate, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and completed AMEX International application to resumes@amexdc.com, using the subject line LPAC. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis; qualified candidates will be contacted with further instructions. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements nor submit all qualified materials will not be considered. AMEX International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Proposal and Technical Writers

About AMEX International

AMEX International, Inc. is an international development firm based in Washington, DC. For over 30 years, AMEX has provided high quality consulting services to the US Government and other international organizations.

Position Description

AMEX has an opportunity for an experienced Proposal/Technical Writer in our headquarters office. The candidate would be responsible for preparing proposals for USAID program implementation, development and evaluation; the formulation of response strategies and concepts; undertaking research; drafting proposals in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and developing work plans, activities, and performance indicators. This is a great opportunity for a Program Manager, Grant Writer or Proposal Manager for a government contractor or similar organization. This is a short-term, contract position with the possibility of full-time employment.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate, at a minimum, the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree (or a professional equivalent) in Technical Writing, Professional/Business Writing, English, International Development, or a related subject
  • Five (5) years of Progressive Grant/Technical Writing experience required; knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of international development projects and programs is a huge plus
  • Six (6) years of Progressive Proposal Writing/Coordination experience, particularly for USAID contracts
  • Adequate knowledge of current issues, events, trends and practices pertaining to USAID programming and/or International Development are welcomed

If you are interested, please email an updated resume, USAID 1420 Form, a cover letter that highlights your experience as it relates to the required skills, and a list of professional references to resumes@amexdc.com with the subject line Proposal Writer. AMEX will contact qualified applicants with further instructions. AMEX International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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