Learning Translation Specialist - Uganda Mel-si, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2180326293
Learning Translation Specialist - Uganda Mel-si, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 4, 2024


Position: Learning Translation Specialist Location: Kampala, Uganda The QED Group, LLC, doing business as Q2 Impact, is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries.

We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions.

Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, youth development, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways.

Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making.

Q2 Impact is recruiting an experienced Learning Translation Specialist to support USAID’s MEL-SI Activity in Kampala, Uganda.

The purpose of the USAID MEL-SI Activity is to provide monitoring, evaluation, learning, and strategic information support services to USAID/Uganda’s technical offices and implementing partners (IPs).

The MEL-SI Activity will strengthen performance management by generating a technical evidence base to guide the Mission’s programming.

This position will directly report to the MEL/CLA Director at Q2 Impact’s Home Office, and the Learning and Adaptation Director in the field office.

The successful candidate will be onboarded upon successful contract awarding to Q2 Impact, and on USAID’s approval.

This position will be based in Kampala, Uganda.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The specific duties to be carried out by the successful candidate are: Collaborate with the Evaluation Research and Performance Monitoring teams to plan, prepare, deliver, and oversee training, on-the-job coaching, and other forms of capacity building for Mission staff and IPs.

Co-design and facilitate dynamic training in MEL and CLA.

Collaborate with the Evaluation Research Director and the Performance Monitoring Director and their teams to ensure the translation of learnings from the work conducted under each area and support the development of action plans for Results I and II.

Work closely with the Performance Monitoring team and Mission staff to develop knowledge products that are visually appealing and easily digestible.

Co-design and facilitate learning events for Mission, IPs, and other counterparts.

Support the development and improvement of tools and practices for deliberate learning in collaboration with Mission staff, GIS/Data Visualization Specialist, and MEL Advisors.

Assist in producing reports, such as quarterly and annual reports, training manuals, and reports arising from activities as required by USAID.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS Master’s degree in international development, political science, economics, or other related field.

At least five years of experience serving in a MEL role related to organizational development, knowledge management and collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA), particularly within international donor-funded projects and preferably with USAID.

Superior command of both written and verbal English.

Strong analytical, management, and interpersonal and facilitation skills.

Demonstrated capability in leading diverse teams and designing and facilitating complex capacity-building initiatives and trainings.

Strong grasp of USAID’s Evaluation Policy and CLA practices.

Experience using project management tools and software to inform allocation of tasks and responsibilities across a diverse team.

BENEFITS OF JOINING Q2 IMPACT: A dynamic group of professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, committed to delivering high-quality results and making a meaningful impact in communities around the world.

An opportunity to lead and shape a growing firm that has a solid reputation in the industry and is poised for further expansion.

A chance to work across development, diplomacy, and defense sectors, with a broad portfolio of projects and clients.

A supportive and inclusive culture that values innovation, excellence, and collaboration.

Competitive salary and benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, and paid time off.

Join our team at Q2 Impact, where your talents, expertise, and passion can make a difference.

Apply today and become part of a dynamic and growing organization.

WORKING CONDITIONS & REQUIRED EQUIPMENT The incumbent in this position will work in a professional office environment and will utilize the following equipment when working Computer (laptop or desktop) Printer/Photocopier/Scanner/Fax Telephone Other (Specify if any) The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women, Minorities, Veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

AA/V/D. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Cambodia nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

This position description is an overview of the major functions and requirements of this position.

This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of the position; the Employee’s Manager may assign other duties as related or as otherwise deemed appropriate and necessary within the general scope, without the need for additional compensation.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Learning translation specialist - uganda mel-si

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