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Democracy and Governance Program Design Consultant

Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Democracy and Governance Program Design Consultant
Organisation: CAMRIS InternationalClosing date: 04 Nov 2019
Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

Title: Democracy and Governance Program Design Consultant

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/ Kenya and East Africa

With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.

CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.

During 2019 and 2020, most of the major programs implemented by DGC under the USAID/KEA 2014-2020 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) will come to an end. At the same time, the mission has embarked on a new country-wide strategy development process that is likely to result in new program directions and new cross-cutting ways of doing business. In particular, USAID recently announced an Annual Program Statement (APS) for Kaunti Kuimarisha Uendelevu - Strengthening County Sustainability. Through this APS, USAID will support the development of Local Development Organizations (LDOs).

LDOs are county-wide umbrella organization that will serve as a foundational pillar to

Experience Requirements

Three additional years of experience.

Job Responsibilities

Review of existing data, analysis and consultations held and synthesizing what is most relevant for DGC programming.
Support DGC in telling its story, including identifying, drafting and disseminating best practices, successes and lessons learned from DGC programming under the 2014-2020 strategy.
Internal and external consultations as needed.
Drafting of key documents such as Results Frameworks, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plans, activity designs, Project Appraisal Documents (PADs), concept papers program descriptions, climate risk assessments, gender analysis or other related documents needed for new programming.
Support DGC office with drafting narratives for performance monitoring and reporting as needed.
Contribute as needed to mission-wide CDCS process.

Education Requirements

Master degree or bachelors.


Excellent writing and communication skills.
Prior experience designing or implementing democracy, governance & CVE programs and a track record in program design for USAID.
Africa experience, specifically Kenya, is preferred.