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IFES is currently implementing a USAID-funded elections technical assistance project in Haiti that aims at promoting credible, participatory, and inclusive electoral process. To this end, IFES seeks a full-time Haiti-based experienced Senior Technical Advisor to work along-side with the IFES team to implement targeted activities primarily aimed at strengthening the institutional and organizational capacity of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) and providing strategic advice to potential electoral reforms. This position reports to the Chief of Party or his/her designee. This is a short-term vacancy available immediately. Possibility for extending the assignment will be based on performance and project needs.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required in business administration, international development or related field; graduate degree preferred.Experience: 8+ years of experience implementing electoral assistance programs, public policy outreach, conflict resolution, capacity building, public outreach and other related international development programs. Technical expertise driving and/or facilitating dialogue processes around legal reforms is preferred. Experience working with high-level officials. Ability to take and provide guidance. Demonstrated project management skills are a plus. Field experience is necessary for this positionRelated Skills or Knowledge Results oriented. Ability to prioritize multiple priorities. Ability to manage and develop local relationships by applying cultural awareness. Strong communicator, both verbally and in writing, in both English and French. Collaborative, team oriented individual. Proven capacity to work well with minimal supervision. Flexibility to adapt to a highly complex pollical and social environment. Familiarity with international donor community LANGUAGE SKILLS: Fluency in French and English required.TRAVEL: Position is based in Haiti. Some travel outside of capital may be required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job
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