USAID/Ecuador Energy/Environment Analyst

About Us

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Energy/Environment Analyst

Department/Location: USAID Ecuador

Type: Consultancy

Classification: Consultant

Clearance Required: Facility Access or Secret


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

The consultant’s primary task will be to support day-to-day implementation of USAID/Ecuador’s Environment and Energy programming. The consultant will:

  • Contribute technical expertise to USAID/Ecuador in one or more of the following topics: biodiversity conservation, natural climate solutions/sustainable landscapes, tropical forestry, ocean plastics, fisheries, renewable energy, water, sanitation and hygiene or related fields;
  • Contribute to the design, procurement and implementation of USAID/Ecuador programming;
  • Meet with USAID/Ecuador implementing partners;
  • Serve as a team member in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, coordinating, and reporting on activities to ensure they are efficiently and effectively implemented in a manner that achieves the objectives of USAID/Ecuador;
  • Liaise with USAID/Washington, Embassy Quito, and cognizant members of the USG community;
  • Participate in USAID/Ecuador staff meetings and prepare documentation (e-mails, cables, reports) on environment and energy initiatives;
  • Support the development of outreach and communications products for the environment and energy portfolios such as fact sheets, drafting success stories, collecting and editing monthly reports, etc.;
  • Assist ENVE staff in assembling briefing materials/scene setters, event memos for Ambassador, Mission Director, and other high-level officials representing the U.S. Government at USAID events;
  • Contribute to annual planning and reporting requirements, including Operational Plans; Performance Plans and Reports, budgetary and financial documents, and portfolio reviews;
  • Provide input on Washington taskers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Enhanced analytical skills and the capacity to conduct thorough desk research;
  • Experience designing, managing, and/or evaluating projects involving multi-year timeframes and multiple staff;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people;
  • Must work well with others, be able to multitask; and have strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills;
  • Experience with USAID’s program cycle is a plus;
  • Spanish language skills are an advantage but not required.
  • Experience working with Indigenous Peoples and local communities is a plus.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international development/relations, environmental science or policy, coastal and marine management, natural resources management, climate change, renewable energy, etc., plus 3 years of relevant experience (preferably working in a developing country context); or
  • A Master’s degree in political science, public policy, international development/relations, environmental science or policy, coastal and marine management, natural resources management, climate change, renewable energy, etc., plus 1 year of relevant experience (preferably working in a developing country context);

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Familiarity with the Google and Microsoft suites of applications (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides, calendars; Excel, Word, PowerPoint calendars; etc.) and Adobe, including the ability to create and edit PDF documents for electronic signature;

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Currently the company is allowing for remote work due to COVID 19 in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. This can be updated by the company.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education & human capacity development, energy & infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients’ missions.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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