Team Leader - Blockchain

  • Social Impact
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Feb 12, 2018
Contractor Other | Blockchain

Job Description

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

This activity is a part of the Asia Learning and M&E Support Project, a $50 million sole-source IDIQ held by Social Impact and issued by the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA). The IDIQ provides M&E and other related technical and/or advisory services to USAID Missions, implementing partners (IPs), and key stakeholders throughout the Asia Region.


USAID/OU, with the support of Social Impact, will convene thought leaders and implementers who work at the intersection of technology and environmental issues. With practical applications around topics like blockchain, traceability technology, and internet of things (IoT), the event will enable participants to better integrate these technologies with their interventions. The training is set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand in late May - early June 2018.

SI is seeking a short term Team Leader to support this training as a blockchain expert. The purpose of this event is to educate development practioners and private sector technologists on the possibilities of technologies, such as blockchain. The event will be three days in length and will address how development aid needs to adapt to the changing dynamics of the Asia region. The period of performance is March to June 2018 and preference will be given to candidates already based in Bangkok.



The Team Leader will be responsible for the following:

  • Finalize the agenda and prepare the workshop activities, interactive exercises and materials i.e. agenda script, participant agenda and session brief along with the organizing team.
  • Start with a brainstorming meeting with USAID/RDMA and the planner to define the parameters of the event and resources available.
  • Serve as the Master of Ceremony for all sessions starting from the Opening Session to the Closing Session for the event.
  • Ensure participants will obtain information on and discuss current best practices and innovations in methodological approaches as well as strengthen the network of Community of Practice development partners for continued knowledge sharing regarding the event’s topics.
  • Other tasks as needed to ensure a successful training event.


  • Demonstrated experience with implementing or managing projects using blockchain technology
  • At least 12 years of professional work experience required  
  • Experience facilitating trainings/workshops, and other learning events
  • Demonstrated experience engaging constructively and effectively with USG and senior host country counterparts and government officials
  • Experience working in the fields of international development and environmental sustainability is a preferred
  • Professional experience with USAID is preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken in English is required

All interested applicants can submit their CV's here:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.