Capture Consultant, Mauritania, Chad, Burkina Faso

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    CONTRACTOR
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    11/01/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:          Capture Consultant

LOCATION:                    Mauritania, Chad, Burkina Faso

GROUP:                         Agriculture, Resilience, and Water

REPORTS TO:               Proposal Lead

LEVEL OF EFFORT:      Up to 30 days

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Winrock International is currently seeking candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Resilience Activity in the Sahel Region. The Activity is an anticipated $200M, five-year project(s) that aims to expand resilience in the Sahel, improving the ability of individuals, households, and communities to mitigate, adapt to, and recover from perennial shocks and stresses. The Activity will prioritize improving water access and management; improving climate-smart agriculture; improving availability of nutrient-rich foods for vulnerable groups; livelihood diversification; market systems development; improving access to finance; close collaboration with local government and non-governmental organizations; improving community-based contingency planning; and increasing gender and youth integration.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Capture Consultant will lead in-country research efforts in preparation for and during the proposal process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide analysis and insights into the perceived strengths and vulnerabilities of existing WASH, agricultural, and disaster risk management systems and services based on stakeholder interviews, literature research.
  • Identify key technical areas of the anticipated Activity and develop a list of guiding questions to ask key stakeholders.
  • Set up and conduct remote and in-person informational meetings/interviews with agreed list of stakeholders.
  • Identify key areas of interest and priorities for USAID and alignment with respective local Government strategies.
  • Support the identification of potential candidates for senior roles on the project.
  • Support and help organize in-country visit(s) of Winrock’s staff, including logistics recommendations, setting up meetings with key stakeholders and with USAID.
  • Support pricing and operational research.
  • Participate in preliminary technical design with Winrock’s team (remotely).
  • Participate in regular technical check-ins with Winrock’s team (remotely).

 

Winrock International is currently seeking candidates with a background in:

  • WASH
  • Water resource management
  • Climate change
  • Agriculture/agribusiness
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Market systems
  • Governance
  • Resilience

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in relevant field
  • Minimum five years’ experience in relevant field
  • Proven communications and capacity strengthening skills
  • Familiarity with USAID programming desired
  • Fluency in French and English

 

 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted.

 

 

Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization.

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