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Democracy, Rights and Governance Specialist - ACES
Friday, September 21, 2018

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is seeking experts interested in long- and short-term positions for projects under the Active Communities Effective States (ACES) IDIQ, which will provide technical services for USAID’s Democracy, Human Rights and Governance.

The objective of this Indefinite Date Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to provide Technical assistance and advisory services, training, and direct program implementation to support host country good governance, transparency and accountability by applying Democracy, Rights and Governance principles and practices. To accomplish this, the ACES IDIQ activity’s will be structured around the following technical areas: 1) Good Governance and Anti-Corruption; 2) Strengthening the Legislative Function/Legal Framework; 3) Decentralization and Local Governance; 4) Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform; and 5) Strengthening Oversight Mechanisms.

DIG is seeking mid- and senior-level experts. Prior USAID experience and experience working overseas with country counterparts and institutions is highly desirable. Individuals with significant relevant experience working on similar donor-funded international development projects are also encouraged to apply.

The Democracy, Rights and Governance Specialist (DRG Specialist) will promote democracy, human rights and governance issues in developing countries.  This person will provide analysis, advice and guidance based on the disciplines of political science and political economy, comparative politics, international political theory, democratic development, and development theory.  Additionally, the DRG Specialist will work on activities in host counties of the developing world that promote:

  • Political transitions;
  • Government transparency;
  • Decentralization;
  • Anti-corruption activities;
  • Security sector reform;
  • Conflict mitigation and peacebuilding; and
  • Good governance, effectiveness and other closely related topics.


Interested candidates indicate the position for which they are applying, and should submit a brief cover letter, CV, salary history, and three references to  info@developinnovations.com  . Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. DIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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