Call for Resumes: Stabilization & Transition Experts/Advisors with West & Central Africa Experience

Multiple Countries
Contracted
Experienced

The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) is an international development consulting firm and an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally-driven organizational and institutional performance improvements and establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals. We aspire to transform the nature and impact of development assistance and work to strengthen organizations and institutions through innovative approaches to organizational development, reform, and change.

Kaizen is currently building a roster of experts and advisors to support future anticipated consulting work with USAID, including within the USAID Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). Kaizen is searching for consultants with expertise in one or more of the following technical areas in West and Central Africa:

  • Citizen security
  • Civil society engagement
  • Communications
  • Conflict prevention
  • Conflict resolution
  • Countering violent extremism
  • Electoral assistance
  • Governance
  • Livelihoods
  • Media
  • Natural resources and climate security
  • Peacebuilding
  • Peace processes
  • Polling/surveys
  • Protection
  • Reintegration
  • Small enterprise stimulus
  • Small-scale infrastructure
  • Stabilization
  • Transitional justice and/or reconciliation
  • Violence prevention
  • Women, peace, and security
  • Youth, peace, and security

Future work for consultants on forthcoming projects may include studies, research, program design, program evaluation, and technical implementation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced training and education in area of technical expertise
  • Experience supporting stabilization and transition initiatives
  • Field-based international experience
  • Fluency in languages spoken in West and Central Africa


 

For candidates applying for positions based in Kaizen's office in Washington, DC, we utilize career.place to mitigate bias in the recruitment process. Upon submitting an application, candidates will receive an email from career.place, prompting them to go through the anonymous screening. In order to be considered for a role, candidates must respond to career.place and proceed with the application. We do not currently use career.place for project positions outside of the United States.

At Kaizen, A Tetra Tech Company, we find strength in our diversity. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. We know that we can only do development differently if we are open to and inclusive of new and unique perspectives. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, and sexual orientations to apply. Further, we urge parents and non-parents, married and unmarried, those from different or non-traditional educational backgrounds, and persons of all other diverse identities or experiences to apply. Kaizen is an equal opportunity employer.

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