PRISTINA, KOSOVO /
GOVERNMENT SERVICES – ECONOMIC GROWTH /
Who We Are
Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.
Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.
Resonance was recently named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing privately-held companies. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.
Resonance is a global organization implementing around the world with a dynamic team providing critical support to development actors. We are seeking a candidate to serve as an Judicial Data Advisor consultant for the administration of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation of the United States (MCC) Threshold Program with the Republic of Kosovo. This is a judicial transparency and accountability initiative being implemented in partnership with the Millennium Foundation Kosovo (MFK), an accountability entity hired by the Government of Kosovo to implement the program.
In support of this effort, USAID’s Catalyst Project is seeking an individual with experience compiling, interpreting, contextualizing, and organizing data on judicial actions in Kosovo. The consultant should be able to identify and/or add other sources of data that may complement the judicial actions (e.g. cross-referencing judicial data with land tenure data). The data will be compiled into a data guide and handbook for civil society, private sector, academia, individuals and other related stakeholders to analyze this data and develop solutions that support or guide Kosovo’s citizens in having a more timely, clear, and transparent experience with Kosovo’s judicial system and rulings.
If not based in Kosovo and pending public health guidelines, this consultancy may require one to three trips to Prishtina, Kosovo. Each trip will be between one and two weeks in length. Travel to regions outside of Prishtina may be required.
The Judicial Data Advisor consultant will collaborate closely with MCC/MFK/Catalyst team to achieve the following deliverables:
1. Support the design of an open innovation open competition focused on use of open judicial data. This will include researching and advising on which currently available data sets to use in the competition, compiling them, and working in concert with another consultant to format and publish them so they are accessible to lay persons
2. Support the development and delivery of key portions of the Judicial Dig Data Stakeholders Workshop
3. Support the evaluation and selection of grantees and follow-up as determined by the design of the innovation competition
4. Support applicants and grantees with technical assistance related to understanding energy efficiency data and build applicant or grantee capacity related to judicial and open data analysis.
5. Provide technical support as required
The estimated level of efforts for the assignment is 30 working days (including identifying and organizing the judicial data in Kosovo, development of workshop/training materials for the open data portion for the Judicial Dig Data Challenge, delivery of the workshop, development of a data analysis example for the applicants of the Challenge), and the assignment is expected to be conducted from February 15 to December 31, 2021. If there is a higher volume of work, there will be an extension in the number of working days.
The individual should be able to meet the following profile and qualifications:
- At least eight (8) years of general experience working or advising actors in the judicial sector on process, case management, transparency and related topics
- At least five (5) years of experience working with data related to judicial transparency, case management, and public information
- Experience working with the judicial sector in developing countries, preferably in Kosovo, or similar contexts
- Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of open data; preferably knowledge of open data in Kosovo, or similar contexts, and challenges
- Preferred, not required: Experience engaging, supporting and connecting innovators, entrepreneurs and users of data to contribute to a pool of ideas and innovations on: the use and application of data; creation of new technologies; generation and application of data sets; and engaging beneficiaries who are currently not aware of, connected to, or able to understand or use available data to address local needs and priorities, preferably related to judicial transparency and accountability.
- Preferred, not required: experience facilitating the mentorship of entrepreneurs (grantees or prize winners) of innovation challenges
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- Preferred, not required: Fluency in Albanian
- Located in or physically capable to travel to Prishtina, Kosovo
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.