Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is an international development firm based in the Washington, DC metroarea with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Coordination Contract (MECC) is a five-year project to supportthe USAID’sCountryDevelopment Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) and a Joint Education Program between USAID and DFID in DRC.MECC has offices in Kinshasa, Bukavu, Kananga, Mbuji-Mayiand Lubumbashi.
**Please note: Only Congolese citizens are eligible for this position**
The Logistics/Administrative Assistant will be located in the Lubumbashi office of MECC and will provide support to the MECC project and its implementing partners. S/he will report to the Regional Coordinator/M&E Specialist in Lubumbashi as well as the Finance and Administrative Manager in Kinshasa.
Period of Performance:
The period of performance will be from November 28, 2016 – December 2020. MSI will issue a yearly contract per each completed year.
The Logistics/Administrative Assistant will be responsible for:
Working closely with the Regional Coordinator/M&E Specialist to provide operational support to all project activities.
Interfacing with partners, subcontractors and the client as needed on operational concerns.
Serving as the Security Focal Point for the Lubumbashi office, including ensuring Duty of Care and Security Plans for the program are shared with all team members and are adhered to as outlined in the procedures and protocols and thatsecurity protocols are updated.
Providing monthly operational reports to the MECC in Lubumbashi and Kinshasa.
Maintaining coordination protocols with local officials.
Assisting in arranging project site visits for USAID, DFID, and/or DRC government officials and coordinating all MSI field visits for both long and short term staff, including facilitating booking of venues for accommodation, meals, conference facilities, and other related services.
Ensure the asset inventory control and management, facilities management and transport.
Foster close working relationship with the Finance/Administrative Manager to ensure that spend is in line with pipelines.
Work closely with the security company to ensure the office security
Supervising the MECC driver and arrange for additional transportation on an as-needed basis.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Minimum 5 years of experience in logistics management in DRC; experience on donor funded programs preferred.
Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word for professional tasks.
High degree of maturity and ability to work collaboratively with multiple partners and vendors.
Experience working with staff in multiple locations.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Logistics and procurement preferable.
Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
Currently located in Lubumbashi or willing to relocate (no relocation allowance provided).
Ability to travel to areas around Lubumbashi.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please submit your CV with professional references [email protected]
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