Senior Learning Advisor (CLA)/ Knowledge Management Advisor
Closing date: 31 May 2015
Introduction:Project HOPE is recruiting for our proposal to USAID/Tanzania’s recently issued RFP titled “Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program (MELP)” with a total Estimated cost of $50M - $60M. We are a non-profit organization with an international team of over 500 engaged employees in 30 countries. Our mission is to make a positive impact on the global health challenges facing people around the world. Working in collaboration with local governments and other nongovernmental organizations, we are committed to long-term sustainable health care.
The upcoming proposed 5-year contract aims to provide technical and advisory services to USAID/Tanzania Development Objective teams and implementing partners in the areas of project monitoring, evaluation, research, organizational learning, and knowledge management, thus enabling
USAID/Tanzania to fulfill its performance and evaluation requirements. The purpose of the MELP contract is to provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support services to improve development effectiveness through results achievement. The program is intended to strengthen systems, capacity and performance around evidence-based decision-making by USAID/Tanzania and its key stakeholders. It will do so through a focus on performance monitoring support; performance and impact evaluations; related assessments and research; related capacity strengthening for Mission and stakeholder staff in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use; and support for implementing a CLA approach among all involved parties.
Project HOPE is seeking a long-term, full-time Senior Learning Advisor to provide technical support on this anticipated 5-year initiative. This position will be based out of Dar Es Salaam for the duration of the contract period.
Responsible for facilitating strong collaboration, learning and adapting practices in USAID/Tanzania Mission business processes and throughout the program cycle.
Fosters strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, serves as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, assists in identifying and responding to key learning issues, and coordinates efforts amongst implementers working in common DOs.
Supports the development and implementation of a learning plan that outlines key learning questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels.
Undergraduate degree or higher in field related to organizational learning or development assistance such as public, business or development administration; knowledge management; political science; economics or development studies.
Minimum of 7 years (or 5 years of experience with a graduate degree in one of the above mentioned relevant fields) of demonstrated experience in strategic planning, project design, learning, and knowledge management, including experience in applying learning to improve development programs and systems change for adaptive management of development organizations or agencies.
Fluency in written and spoken English required. Kiswahili language skills are desired.
HOW TO APPLY:
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Job posted on 28 March 2015.
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