Monday, December 26, 2005


Small Development consulting firm requires a recent college graduate based in Beirut to work approximately 50% time for 2-3 months from end January-April to:

* Conduct site visits to schools to evaluate English classes.
* Conduct 120 structured interviews of students and teachers and administrators
* Be able to work on transcriptions

The person will likely have the following qualities:

* Fluency in spoken English, and Arabic. Interviews will be in Arabic and perhaps English.
* Be nearly fluent in written English, reports will be written in English.
* Be a recent college graduate or Masters student
* Be based in Beirut or close and be able to move around the country.
* Be absolutely responsible for meeting deadlines.
* Be able to use Microsoft Word and XL in an advanced setting.
* Be able to conduct one-on-one interviews comfortably.
* Be able to conduct focus groups with 6 people at ease.
* Have meticulous attention to detail.
* Have fast typing skills and ability to translate elegantly from Arabic to English.
* Have internet access from home.
* Have a cell phone to make and receive calls from.

The person will most likely be a recent university graduate, or recent masters student.

* Compensation will be paid at a mid-point and upon completion of project and will be commensurate with experience.

For information about the company see . If you are interested in the project, please email your CV to , and note "Oman Evaluation" in the subject line. You can also call Mr. Kais Sharif under: 03 879754 .