MCC Morocco - Team Leader

  • Morocco
  • Part Time
  • Senior Manager/Supervisor

The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) is a dynamic, fast-paced company that implements prime projects for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and other donor clients. Kaizen specializes in strengthening local actors to achieve development and stability outcomes.

We are seeking a Team Leader to support the MCC Morocco GSI team to review and comment on compact deliverables and to document GSI-related analysis, objectives, accomplishments, and lessons learned in the Morocco Land and Employability Compact during its final year-plus of operation and during the compact closure period, which continues several months after compact end date. Qualified applicants will ideally have experience supporting MCC-funded projects and have demonstrated experience supporting integration of GSI for improved development outcomes in the sectors and topic areas listed below.

This position will be based in  Morocco.

DUTIES:

The Team Leader will be the primary responsible party under a Call Order for coordination of the team and oversight of deliverables. Call Orders may require the integration of many skill sets, and the Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring this integration and the delivery of timely and quality services to MCC. The Team Leader must have at least 5 years previous experience with leading teams.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences required, PhD preferred.
  • At least 15 years of experience in economic and social analysis, design and/or implementation including gender and/or social inclusion analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in TVET/workforce development required.
  • At least 5 years of previous experience leading teams.
  • Experience working on at least one complex project with multiple levels of management, many contractors, and diverse government and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent, detail-oriented writing skills and experiencing consolidating feedback and edits from many reviewers.
  • Experience working in multilingual settings.
  • Must be fluent in written and oral English and French.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working on projects in Morocco and/or living in Morocco or other country in the Maghreb highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in land governance highly desired.
  • Language proficiency in Arabic preferred, but not required.

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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