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The Technical Specialist, Ultra-Poor Graduation will be responsible for leading and supporting ongoing technical assistance initiatives. Responsibilities will evolve as we grow our services and portfolio of advisory contracts. Generally, responsibilities will include the following: ? Lead and support teams of consultants to deliver high quality technical assistance in the areas of: o Feasibility assessments: Analyzing whether a graduation approach is the appropriate fit within an existing social protection system or NGO structure o Graduation model design: Conducting field-level data collection, rapid livelihoods assessments, market assessments, stakeholder interviews, systems analysis, workshop facilitation o Graduation implementation: Recruiting field staff, designing and delivering training curriculum, operational support to local partners (e.g. process mapping, implementation design, etc.), coordination across multiple entities and programs includingmanaging relationships across ministries, donors, and other key stakeholders o Learning and documentation: M&E and/or research design, knowledge product creation ? Lead or contribute to the development of systems, processes and tools for high quality graduation technical assistance ? Supervise, train, and mentor junior members of the team ? Lead or support business development and fundraising, including proposal development for governments and large multilateral funders, development agencies, and large foundations; develop and/or manage relationships with these actors, as well ? Organize and/or represent the Ultra Poor Graduation Initiative in global and local events to enhance learning and adaptation of the Graduation approach ? Travel extensively (30 – 40%), at times in locations with limited amenities