Technical Manager for Enabling Environment

  • Djibouti
  • Full Time
  • Mid Level

Position Summary

The Technical Manager for Enabling Environment will report to the Technical Deputy Chief of Party. S/he will provide oversight for strengthening the enabling environment for associations and community organizations under the USAID/Djibouti Citizens Engagement for Advocacy and Accountability (CEAA) Activity.

Duties:

  • Manage the delivery of Objective 1 Activities under CEAA implementation;
  • Strengthen the Government of Djibouti’s capacity to develop and implement improved public policies that responsibly unleash the full potential of Djiboutian associations and community organizations;
  • Enhance Government of Djibouti’s capacity to deliver public services, as they relate to oversight of associations and community organizations;
  • Strengthen the Government of Djibouti’s capacity to equitably and transparently monitor and enforce policies;
  • Align the rules and regulations governing all aspects of associations and community organizations with Vision Djibouti 2035; and
  • Other tasks as reasonably assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field such as international development, political science, or public policy/administration;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Experience on USAID-funded projects will be considered beneficial, but not required;
  • Must have a strong understanding of the association landscape and governance environment in Djibouti;
  • Must have demonstrated ability in building capacities of government stakeholders;
  • Strong work ethic, critical thinking abilities, and history of excelling at his/her work with minimal oversight;
  • Must be fluent in French; and
  • Must be a Djiboutian citizen.

In an effort to mitigate bias in the recruitment process, Kaizen is utilizing Career.place, an anonymous candidate screening process for all of our HQ based roles. 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.

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.

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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