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Subject Matter Expert on CVE in Libya and the Sahel

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Subject Matter Expert on CVE in Libya and the Sahel

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

Project Summary:

The MENA MELS Project delivers high-quality technical support for monitoring, evaluation, and learning to the Middle East Bureau, its ten field missions, operating units, and implementing partners. Project services include monitoring systems, evaluations, assessments and research; analysis and synthesis; learning and utilization; and MEL capacity building and training. Additional information on MENA MELS is available here.

Work related to this position will support the Relief and Recovery Funds rapid study on violent extremism in Libya and the Sahel.

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking a subject matter expert (SME) to identify and analyze a variety of data sources including scholarly literature and key informant interviews. The SME will also be responsible for completing portions of a final written report and presentation. The SME will report directly to the Team Leader. The SME should have availability to begin work immediately and continue through mid-July. This is a short-term assignment.


  • Identify and review applicable research.

  • Analyze key informant interviews.

  • Synthesis and analysis of applicable findings and development of conclusions and programming recommendations based on literature and KIIs.

  • Draft sections of the final written report and presentation.


  • Advanced degree (PhD or Masters) in Conflict, Middle East and/or African Studies, or Governance preferred.

  • At least five (5) years of experience in a related subject required.

  • Previous experience working on USAID or other donor-funded studies required.

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal skills required.

  • French and Arabic language skills preferred.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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