Creative Associates InternationalClosing Date : 2020-02-12
Duty Station : Monrovia, Liberia
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Organization: Creative Associates International
Country: Liberia
Closing date: 12 Feb 2020

Category:Manager
Req ID:ELECT01889
Posted Date:2020-01-10
Schedule:Full Time
Location:Monrovia, Liberia LBR

Background:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative Associates seeks an Electoral Systems Team Lead for the upcoming USAID-funded Liberia Elections and Democracy Activity.

Reporting & Supervision:

This position will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities:

Build and foster relationship with electoral management bodies (EMBs) and other electoral stakeholders;Support operational planning efforts of EMBs;Advise on general implementation of electoral activities, providing support to improve electoral systems and procedures;Work closely with the National Election Commission;Support integration of the election component with other components of the program related to strengthening political processes and democratic institutions;Supervise local support staff and consultants providing feedback on performance;Prepare papers, reports, briefings on election related topics, programmatic work;Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, donors and partners;Support monitoring and evaluation activities; and

Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skills & Qualifications:

At least 10 years of relevant experience in elections and political processes programming;

At least eight (8) years of experience working on similar programs in Liberia;

Familiarity with political, economic and social context within Liberia;

Significant experience working with elections management bodies, including providing technical assistance in areas such as special voting, training, electoral dispute resolution, results management;

Strong knowledge of election administration and operations; and

Authorization to live and work in Liberia.
Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position contingent upon donor funding.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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