Deliverables Editor job at DAI

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Vacancy title:
Deliverables Editor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
18 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, EU, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Palestine and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

DAI and its employees are committed to confronting racism and holding ourselves accountable for positive change within the company and in the communities, cultures, and countries in which we live and work. DAI is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all races and backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner.

DAI upholds the highest ethical standards. We are committed to the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment as well as other ethical breaches. All of our positions are therefore subject to stringent vetting and reference checks.
DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

1. Project Background:
Local Impact Governance is helping Zambia build up a sub-national system of governance for devolved service delivery more responsive to citizen needs. The program is engaging national and sub-national authorities to expand the capabilities of district-level governance bodies to deliver sustainable development outcomes, increase effective citizen and private-sector involvement in development planning and monitoring, and improve public financial management and domestic revenue generation.

The activity is working toward three objectives:
Objective 1 : Citizens improve their collective skills to effectively assess service-delivery needs and performance and constructively engage with government.
Objective 2 : The sub-national governance system becomes more responsive to citizen needs, generates, and accountably expends revenue, and improves service-delivery outcomes.
Objective 3 : The program generates learning and facilitates problem solving that supports the development of an effective, financially viable sub-national governance system for devolved services, capable of being scaled up throughout Zambia.

2. Role’s Purpose:
The Deliverables Editor will work closely with the Local Impact team to support drafting and editing programmatic deliverables, including quarterly and annual reports, work plans, concept notes, technical assessments/studies/reports, and others.

3. Tasks
The Deliverables Editor will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following tasks:
• Edit writing products, focusing on logical flow clarity of prose and consistent formatting, along with correcting grammar, punctuation and syntax as needed
• Ensure all written products adhere to USAID’s Branding and Marking regulations, the Local Impact project Branding and Marking Implementation Plan, and other USAID guidance on project documents
• Support the Local Impact and DAI management teams on improved reporting and presentation of the program
• Assist in the production of all required program reports and deliverables for USAID, including quarterly reports, the annual report, and other documents as needed.
• Adhere to all deadlines set by the Local Impact Chief of Party and technical teams

4. Deliverables
• Quarterly reports
• Annual report
• Annual workplans
• Technical reports and deliverables
• Other reports as required in collaboration with the COP and technical team

5. Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, political science, international development, or other related social sciences field
• Native oral and written English language skills
• Demonstrated cross-cultural communications ability
• Experience supporting USAID-funded programs

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Please click here to apply.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
• Cover Letter
• CV in reverse chronological format