SoCha, LLC is contracted to provide technical and advisory services to the United States Agency for International Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo (USAID/DRC) on the 5-year Mission Strategic Support Program (MSSP). The purpose of MSSP is to provide these services in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating, and learning from monitoring and evaluation of the Mission’s portfolios assisting the mission with strategy and activity-level performance monitoring, evaluation, and learning, including conducting data gathering and verification, data visualization (including Geographic Information Systems), data quality assessments, impact and performance evaluations, assessments, organizational learning, and collaboration among USAID’s implementing partners.
In the course of its work MSSP produces a large number of technical reports destined for review and approval by USAID before their finalization, approval and publication. These reports are drawn from data collection exercises, project evaluations, assessment, studies and field monitoring work conducted by MSSP and/or its sub-contractors. Much of the original data is generated in French and may require professional level translation. Other documents may be procurement related such as scopes of work and solicitation documents. All require the highest standard of quality and presentation meeting USAID branding requirements as well.
Purpose of this assignment
SoCha is seeking a qualified proof-reader and editor and produce easy-to-read, attractive and creative content and layouts for various technical reports and documents in English. The aim is two-fold: a) to have a report that accurately reflects the technical content and b) a finished product that is easy to read and appealing to all stakeholders and prepared for online publication. The consultant may be asked to propose several design layouts, from which one will be selected. The appropriate placement of illustration such as maps, tables, box items and other graphics shall be guided by MSSP.
MSSP will provide the draft report and the Consultant will be engaged “on retainer” and work remotely, receiving files electronically for editing and formatting from the MSSP Team.
The Consultant shall be responsible for producing high-quality professional written and visual material suitable for publication and archiving in international databases.
Duties and Responsibilities (Scope of Work)
Required qualifications and skills
Consultant will be selected based on experience, daily rate and availability. Daily rate must be fully burdened and there will be no indirect costs allowed. References will be required.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications.
This assignment will be conducted remotely. The consultation will need to confirm availability on demand for up to 60 days of LOE. After signing of the contract, individual jobs will be tasked to the consultant by the MSSP DCOPs. Average LOE per task is not expected to exceed 3-5 days.
How to apply
To apply, please upload your CV via the form below.
Applications close on April 10th, 2023. Promising candidates may be selected before the deadline.
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