- Company: Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia
Deliverables Editor Location: Sub-Saharan Africa Location: Zambia City/Cities Location Details: Lusaka, Remote Job Code: 6972 Description SCOPE OF WORK
ZAMBIA LOCAL IMPACT GOVERNANCE
Proposed Personnel TBD Position Deliverables Editor Period of Performance On/About (From – To) June 1, 2022 December 31, 2022 Maximum Level of Effort 1,000 pages Base of Operations Remote/virtual position reports to Chief of Party
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. T he 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.
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
Quarterly reports Annual report Annual workplans Technical reports and deliverables Other reports as required in collaboration with the COP and technical team 5. Quali fications
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