MPAQ International, a dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, and technical assistance services to U.S. and international government agencies, including the World Bank; the Millennium Challenge Corporation; and the U.S. Agency for International Development; and the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, Housing and Urban Development, Education, and Agriculture.  IMPAQ’s mission is to provide exemplary research and consulting services to its domestic and international clients.

IMPAQ is seeking highly qualified candidates for a potential federal contract for the USAID.  The project targets hunger and poverty in twenty potential focus countries in 5 regions; South Asia, East Africa, West Africa, Southern Africa and Latin America and Caribbean (LAC). The project seeks to endorse new, comprehensive mechanisms to promote effective, innovative and sustainable development inventions by incorporating impact evaluation, performance monitoring and knowledge management. 

Job Profile                                                                                                                                                   
IMPAQ is seeking a Writer/Editor to serve as the lead on writing and editing Project- generated reports and ensuring that reports are understandable and easy to read for target audiences. This person will work with the Senior Evaluation Specialist and the Senior Performance Monitoring Analyst to ensure reports are technically accurate.  Additionally this person will partner with the Knowledge Management Specialist in identifying the target audience and developing different types of documents tailored for given audiences.

Education and Experience

  • A graduate degree in writing or a related discipline
  • 5 years as a technical writer and editor
  • A broad familiarity with subject matter related to food security, poverty reduction, nutrition, agriculture development, natural resources management, and vulnerable populations
  • Must have experience to ensure documents meet 508 compliance rules

This position is a contingent hire, based on the winning of a USAID contract.

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to

with “USAID Researcher” in the subject of the email.