Local Survey Specialist

الوصف الوظيفي

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project Summary: 

MSI implements USAID’s Middle East & North Africa Monitoring, Study, & Learning Services (MENA MELS) Activity, which supports the design and implementation of rigorous monitoring, study, and learning activities for USAID’s Middle East Bureau and its operating units (OU) in 10 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, including the West Bank and Gaza . Under MENA MELS, the MSI team will conduct a survey of Palestinian perceptions related to USAID. The goal of this Palestinian Perception Study (“the study”) is to help USAID understand what Palestinians think about USAID and how they learn about USAID’s work. The study will combine a quantitative data from a representative household survey across the West Bank and Gaza with qualitative data from focus group discussions with survey respondents and one-on-one interviews with local officials.  

**Please note: Only West Bank/Gaza citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

The Local Specialist will provide on-going study implementation assistance and on-the-ground support for the MENA MELS study team members, including training support, data quality assurance, interview facilitation and participation, supplementary note-taking, logistics coordination, English/Arabic translation, and close collaboration on the preparation of the required deliverables for quantitative and qualitative data collection trips. This is a short-term assignment with an estimated Level of Effort of 35 days.


  • Serve as the lead contact with the local survey firm sub-contractor on daily data collection issues and provide quality assurance during data collection.
  • Review sub-contractor’s survey instruments and workplan with a specific focus on logistics, context-specific challenges, and other items that may be well-positioned to address based on understanding of Palestine. 
  • Ensure all potential challenges and issues are flagged for the MENA MELS team.
  • Provide regular updates to the MENA MELS team.
  • Review the translation of the household survey provided to the sub-contracted survey firm.
  • Attend enumerator training and oversee household survey field activities with the sub-contracted survey firm.
  • Communicate and coordinate with relevant officials.
  • Coordinate, assist with, and conduct qualitative interviews with Palestinians in the West Bank and/or Gaza. 

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة


  • Bachelor’s degree in a social science field or statistics required.
  • A minimum two years relevant professional experience required.
  • Experience leading/coordinating data collection in West Bank and/or Gaza required.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting data cleaning, analysis, and reporting using quantitative data required.
  • Experience implementing quantitative surveys and/or qualitative interview guides required.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate large amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and direct experience using Microsoft Excel.
  •  Experience using R preferred.  
  • Oral and written proficiency in English and Arabic required.

MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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

تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Local Survey Specialist
آخر موعد للتقديم 20 - Mar - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 2 Years
آلية التقديم

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