Director Of Learning – Usaid/uganda Mel Activity At Bixal, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-11-29
Expires 2023-12-29
ID #1801453796
Director Of Learning – Usaid/uganda Mel Activity At Bixal, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified August 18, 2023


Job Description What will you do?• Bixal seeks a Director of Learning for a USAID Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity. This program will enhance USAID/Uganda’s program effectiveness by conducting high-quality evaluations, knowledge-sharing, and adaptive management to improve programmatic decision-making in the country.• The Director of Learning will provide technical leadership for the development and implementation of learning agendas; strengthen USAID/Uganda’s monitoring and reporting systems; oversee the development of evaluations, analyses and assessments; deepen USAID/Uganda’s existing learning capabilities and introduce improved avenues to learning; lead Contractor contributions to USAID/Uganda’s efforts to deliberately draw contextual, programmatic and operational learning from its monitoring, evaluation, analytical and assessment efforts; and facilitate learning’s transformation into adapting.Important noteThis is a full-time proposal position contingent on contract award.Responsibilities:• Oversee systems and stakeholder mapping; drafting of learning questions/learning agenda; contributing to utilization-focused MEL plan development; establishing process for ongoing learning and continuous improvement.• Support selection of innovative approaches for implementation and learning in activities, including in Collaborating Learning Adapting (CLA), problem-driven iterative adaptation, continuous quality improvement, action learning, appreciative inquiry, etc.Conduct meta-analyses and/or synthesize data compilations of evaluations and research inside and outside of USAID and other data useful for learning.• Support the Mission and the IPs in preparing, updating and adhering to all aspects of the PMP/AMELPs, strengthening efforts to develop and monitor contextual indicators and improving the capacity of USAID/Uganda and its IPs to understand the interplay between programmatic and contextual indicators.• Oversee the design and implementation of evaluations, analyses and assessments to increase contextual and programmatic learning.Provide technical leadership to the Mission to strengthen its monitoring and reporting systems.• Lead efforts to improve programmatic and operational learning; providing technical assistance to help the Mission analyze monitoring data in order to extract and prioritize learning relevant to programmatic and operational adaptation.Qualifications:• Master’s degree in international development, social sciences or a related field.At least 8 years of experience developing and managing monitoring systems, and/or conducting social science research.• At least 3 years of experience in CLA, action learning and knowledge management, with a solid background in monitoring and evaluation.• Recognized senior level expert in USAID’s approach to collaborating, learning and adapting and strong people skills.• Excellent trainer and committed to capacity building approaches.• Demonstrated experience designing and facilitating learning events and workshops.• Demonstrated familiarity with USAID’s CLA Framework and Maturity Model and related guidance on CLA approaches.• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the economic, ecological, social, cultural, and political characteristics of the Uganda’s context and development dynamics.Fluency speaking, reading and writing in English.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Director of learning – usaid/uganda mel activity at bixal

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