USDA Technical Support Consultants

Counterpart International, Inc.

Arlington, VA 22212

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Counterpart International is currently seeking Technical Support Consultants to assist in development of proposals in response to anticipated USDA-funded program that will focus on school feeding, education, nutrition, literacy, and sustainable food systems. In collaboration with representatives from Counterpart Headquarters, the Consultant will lead and/or support in the development and writing of the sections on USDA-funded opportuntities (including McGovern-Dole Food for Educaiton and Child Nutrition program, Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement program; Food for Progress program). Counterpart is seeking Technical Support Consultants in the following areas of expertise:

+ Health & Nutrition

+ Commodities & Logistics Management

+ Education and Literacy

+ Supply Chain and Value Chain

+ Monitoring and Evaluation

+ Agricultural Economics, Production, Farm management

Expected Deliverables:

+ Support Counterpart’s development of proposals for priority New Business Development USDA opportunities

+ Participate in designing, capture, writing, and reviewing of assigned technical areas relevant to Counsultants expertise)

+ Contribute input, insight, and recommendations to Counterpart’s strategic approach.

+ Minimum of 4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in international development;

+ MEL candidates must have previous experience managing MEL processes on donor-funded programs;

+ Experience working on USDA McGovern-Dole, Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement and Food for Progress programs highly preferred;

+ Prior experience assessing accountability and policy reform programs, strongly preferred;

+ Experience working effectively with government officials, non-governmental partners, and USDA and/or other donors;

+ Professional experience in implementing donor-funded projects with preference for USAID-funded projects.

+ Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills.

+ Speaking and strong writing fluency in English.

Street: 2345 Crystal Drive

Telecommute: Yes

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