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Management Systems International (MSI)
Last Date: September 3, 2011
Compliance Staff, Pakistan
Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. In 2008, MSI joined Coffey International, Ltd., becoming part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.
For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
In June 2011, MSI was awarded the Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Contract (IMEC). On IMEC, MSI will provide verification, monitoring and evaluation, reporting throughout Pakistan, and across all projects that USAID is supporting. The goal is to assess whether USAID resources are well-spent and achieving desired results and to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in the administration of programs, regardless of the implementation mechanism.
The Compliance staff will be focused on creation of compliance monitoring tools and conducting compliance monitoring of Implementing Partners (including the Government of Pakistan) compliance with USAID contract terms grounded on a solid understanding of relevant sections of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), ADS and any additional relevant USAID/Pakistan guidelines. In order to ensure that all Implementing Partners are adhering to contractual acquisition procedures, Compliance staff will conduct spot checks during site visits and rating the findings against checklists developed in each key compliance monitoring area. This team will also work with USAID to prioritize contracts and agreements and compliance topic areas for review.
** Please note that this is a local position. Only local citizens are eligible to apply.**
Report to Assistant Director of Compliance;
Rate IP compliance with agreement/contract terms according to checklists and systems designed for monitoring compliance;
Monitor branding and marking, participant training, and security compliance with thorough reviews performed during site visits;
Assess branding and security plans against the required FAR, ADS and USAID/Pakistan criteria, as necessary;
Compile and review findings from all monitoring assignments in each topic area in order to identify any common issues that are arising; and
Other responsibilities as assigned by Chief of Party and Assistant Director
Solid experience regarding contractual compliance issues;
Must have solid understanding of FAR and ADS as they pertain to USAID contracts;
Exhibit the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and impartiality;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (writing and speaking) and fluency in English;
Must have fluency in Urdu; fluency in other regional languages desired;
Highly organized work habits, attention to detail, and an ability to produce work products to tight deadlines;
Degree in international development, statistics, law or related field preferred; and
Experience working with the US Agency for International Development and other international donors desired.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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