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Seeking Candidates for Anticipated USAID Youth Workforce Development Activity – El Salvador
RTI International (RTI)
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Job Description

Seeking candidate for anticiapted USAID workforce Development activity in El Salvador

RTI International is requesting expressions of interest from qualified professionals for an anticipated USAID-funded opportunity in El Salvador to strengthen employment, support primary and secondary educational outcomes increase private sector engagement, and the prevention of irregular migration. Positions will be based in San Salvador, Santa Ana, and San Miguel offices. All positions are contingent upon award and funding.

Applications from El Salvador nationals/residents are highly desired. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. RTI International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please indicate which position you are interested in being considered for via the drop-down list in the application.

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will provide day-to-day technical direction and technical coordination across the workforce development project. The DCOP will ensure effective project technical implementation and coordination across all project activities and offices. Qualifications: A minimum of a Master’s degree in education, economic development, youth development, political science, international relations, public administration, business, or a related area. Ten+ years of relevant experience in the implementation and management of international donor- (including USAID-) funded programs, preferably with a focus on workforce development. Strong working knowledge of the El Salvadoran private sector. Fluency in Spanish and a high level of proficiency in English required. Residents of El Salvador strongly encouraged to apply.

Operations Director will provide general oversight for all project finance, administration, procurement, contracts, human resources, safety and security, and related activities. Candidates should possess a mix of strong management, administrative and communication skills (including report writing), and a sound understanding of managing procurement/grants, finance, logistics, and HR activities on USAID activities. Qualifications: Advanced degree in public administration, business administration, finance, accounting, political science or other relevant field, or equivalent experience and certifications and a minimum of 7 years’ experience in management of development assistance programs. Minimum of 5 years’ experience with USAID-funded programs, and fluency with USAID policies and procedures related to procurement and operations. Previous experience working in El Salvador desirable. Fluency in Spanish and a high level of proficiency in English required.


Finance & Administration Manager will manage administrative, financial, and procurement processes including compliance with USG rules and regulations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or other relevant field, or equivalent experience and certifications with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in administrative and financial management of complex, development assistance programs, developing and managing budgets.

Senior Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adaptation Manager will lead project’s M&E, knowledge management, and capacity building objectives. Qualifications: A Master’s degree in social science, international development, or a relevant field with a minimum of 12 years’ experience in M&E (including experience in governance and/or capacity development programming, experience with USAID’s CLA approach preferred). Skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems. Proficiency in Spanish and English required

Santa Ana and San Miguel Regional Coordinators will be responsible for managing and providing technical oversight into the activities based in their designated regional office. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration, business, international relations, or development with 10 years of relevant professional experience. Minimum of five years of management experience on USAID or other donor-funded education, workforce development or related activities. Experience working with youth vulnerable to migration.

Team Leaders/Technical Experts: Technical experts will be responsible for planning, implementing and/or managing activities for program components. Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate professional excellence in their technical areas of expertise and experience in El Salvador. Master’s degree in political science, public administration, business, economics, public policy, or related field with 6 years of experience or bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience in areas

  • Private Sector Engagement
  • Curriculum development supporting migrants, returnees, and vulnerable populations to complete primary school, secondary school and vocational training programs
  • Entrepreneurship/Small business development (particularly supporting migrants, returnees, and vulnerable populations)
  • Access to Finance
  • Organizational Capacity Development
  • Gender (particularly supporting migrants, returnees, and vulnerable populations)
  • Youth Development (particularly supporting migrants, returnees, vulnerable populations)


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