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  • Posted: November 14, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness.
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    Knowledge Management Specialist

    Proposal Objective: 

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives: 

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance 
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth 
    • Equitable improvements in health status 
    • Improved reading performance in primary school 

    Position Description: 

    SI is seeking a full-time Knowledge Management Specialist who will support all knowledge management activities under the USAID/Ghana MESP. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The Knowledge Management Specialist will serve on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance. 

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.** 

    Responsibilities:?? 

    • Responsible for facilitating strong collaboration, learning and adapting practices, including techniques for gathering, organizing, disseminating and applying knowledge to improve USAID programs in Ghana. 
    • Develop plan that outlines key learning and knowledge management questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels. 
    • Spearhead the design and implementation of institutional learning activities including seminars, events, briefings, after actions reviews, among others. 
    • Assist USAID staff in adopting and strengthening systems and processes that foster learning and knowledge-sharing, and inform future programming. 
    • Foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, and coordinate efforts amongst implementing partners working in?common development objectives. 

    Qualifications:?? 

    • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, evaluation services, business management or other related disciplines required; Master’s degree preferred. 
    • At least five years of experience in applying evaluation and assessment findings, performance data and other evidence to adaption of existing and design of new USAID projects. 
    • Demonstrated experience developing performance indicators across sectors. 
    • Familiar with standard USAID indicators and capable of developing customized indicators and capable of developing customized indicators. 
    • Previous experience working closely with local government partners across all levels?to accomplish project objectives.? 
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate with other USG or donor-funded?projects. 
    • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Ghana to attend to contract implementation tasks. 
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required. 

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!? We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

    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. 

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    Director of Finance and Administration

    Proposal Objective:

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives:

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth
    • Equitable improvements in health status
    • Improved reading performance in primary school

    Position Description:

    SI is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Administration to oversee financial planning and management, logistical, and administrative support to the activity team, and ensuring that administrative, financial, contract, and procurement activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the objectives of the activity, and in compliance with USAID regulations and SI policies and procedures. The Director of Finance and Administration will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.**

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage and oversee activity finance and administration for the field office.
    • Ensure compliance with contractual obligations and deliverables in line with USAID regulations and SI policies and procedures.
    • Establish and implement procedures for project financial management, procurement, sub-contracts, and consultant contracts to ensure transparency and good business practices.
    • Work with Activity team/Chief of Party to ensure that financial management and reporting is in compliance with USAID requirements.
    • Manage activity start-up and support initial work planning process.
    • Establish procedures for financial operations, banking, and reporting.
    • Develop monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
    • Implement other functions relevant to the position, including regular meetings with SI Head Quarters Management Team.

    Qualifications:

    • A Master’s level degree in public administration, business, financial management, or another relevant field required.
    • At least seven years of financial management, grants management, or similar experience in other donor-funded projects; previous work experience with USAID-funded projects preferred.
    • Knowledge of and experience with Ghanaian payroll income tax calculations and Health policy calculations for all full-time staff.
    • Proven ability to manage and monitor a diverse staff in multiple locations.
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
    • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
    • Fluency in spoken and written English required.

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

    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.

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    Economic Growth Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

    Proposal Objective: 

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives: 

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance 
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth 
    • Equitable improvements in health status 
    • Improved reading performance in primary school 

    Position Description: 

    SI is seeking a full-time Economic Growth (EG) Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist who will contribute to the implementation of EG MESP activities for this project. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The EG MEL Specialist will serve on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance. 

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.** 

    Responsibilities:?? 

    • Collaborate with the Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead to contribute to implementation of MEL activities. 
    • Participate in EG activity case studies, site visits to monitor EG activities, conduct DQAs, and provide other technical assistance for the EG Office and implementing partners. 
    • Provide timely inputs and quality deliverables. 
    • Design MEL processes, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods, increasingly focused on results of EG MESP activities. 
    • Conduct review of existing project- and activity-level MEL plans and recommend refinements to the mission’s EG MEL plan. 
    • Lead data collection and analysis efforts. 
    • Develop program recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. 
    • Develop dissemination plans for reporting and sharing findings with USAID. 
    • Help to support the integration of MEL into learning and continuous quality improvement efforts. 

    Qualifications:?? 

    • Master’s degree and six years of relevant experience; OR Ph.D. and four years of relevant experience. 
    • Demonstrated experience in development of Economic Growth MEL activities including: MEL plans at the activity and project level, activity case studies, monitoring activities, Data Quality Assessments, as well as other MEL technical activities. ? 
    • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in USAID’s program cycle and evaluation policy. 
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills. 
    • Fluency in spoken and written English required. 
    • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations and implementing partners. 

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!? We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

    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. 

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    Economic Growth Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

    Proposal Objective: 

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives: 

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance 
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth 
    • Equitable improvements in health status 
    • Improved reading performance in primary school 

    Position Description: 

    SI is seeking a full-time Economic Growth (EG) Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist who will contribute to the implementation of EG MESP activities for this project. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The EG MEL Specialist will serve on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance. 

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.** 

    Responsibilities:?? 

    • Collaborate with the Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead to contribute to implementation of MEL activities. 
    • Participate in EG activity case studies, site visits to monitor EG activities, conduct DQAs, and provide other technical assistance for the EG Office and implementing partners. 
    • Provide timely inputs and quality deliverables. 
    • Design MEL processes, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods, increasingly focused on results of EG MESP activities. 
    • Conduct review of existing project- and activity-level MEL plans and recommend refinements to the mission’s EG MEL plan. 
    • Lead data collection and analysis efforts. 
    • Develop program recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. 
    • Develop dissemination plans for reporting and sharing findings with USAID. 
    • Help to support the integration of MEL into learning and continuous quality improvement efforts. 

    Qualifications:?? 

    • Master’s degree and six years of relevant experience; OR Ph.D. and four years of relevant experience. 
    • Demonstrated experience in development of Economic Growth MEL activities including: MEL plans at the activity and project level, activity case studies, monitoring activities, Data Quality Assessments, as well as other MEL technical activities. ? 
    • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in USAID’s program cycle and evaluation policy. 
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills. 
    • Fluency in spoken and written English required. 
    • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations and implementing partners. 

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!? We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

    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. 

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    Democracy and Governance Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

    Proposal Objective: 

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives: 

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance 
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth 
    • Equitable improvements in health status 
    • Improved reading performance in primary school 

    Position Description: 

    SI is seeking a full-time Democracy and Governance (DG) Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist who will contribute to the implementation of DG MESP activities for this project. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The DG MEL Specialist will serve on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance. 

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.** 

    Responsibilities:?? 

    • Collaborate with the Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead to contribute to implementation of MEL activities. 
    • Participate in DG activity case studies, site visits to monitor DG activities, conduct DQAs, and provide other technical assistance for the DG Office and implementing partners. 
    • Provide timely inputs and quality deliverables. 
    • Design MEL processes, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods, increasingly focused on results of DG MESP activities. 
    • Conduct review of existing project- and activity-level MEL plans and recommend refinements to the mission’s DG MEL plan. 
    • Lead data collection and analysis efforts. 
    • Develop program recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. 
    • Develop dissemination plans for reporting and sharing findings with USAID. 
    • Help to support the integration of MEL into learning and continuous quality improvement efforts. 

    Qualifications:?? 

    • Master’s degree and six years of relevant experience; OR Ph.D. and four years of relevant experience. 
    • Demonstrated experience in development of Democracy and Governance MEL activities including: MEL plans at the activity and project level, activity case studies, monitoring activities, Data Quality Assessments, as well as other MEL technical activities. ? 
    • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in USAID’s program cycle and evaluation policy. 
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills. 
    • Fluency in spoken and written English is required. 
    • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations and implementing partners. 

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!? We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

    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. 

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    Health Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist

    Proposal Objective: 

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives: 

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance 
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth 
    • Equitable improvements in health status 
    • Improved reading performance in primary school 

    Position Description: 

    SI is seeking a full-time Health Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist who will contribute to the implementation of Health MESP activities for this project. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The Health MEL Specialist will serve on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance. 

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.** 

    Responsibilities:?? 

    • Collaborate with the Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead to contribute to implementation of MEL activities. 
    • Participate in health activity case studies, site visits to monitor health activities, conduct DQAs, and provide other technical assistance for the Health Office and implementing partners. 
    • Provide timely inputs and quality deliverables. 
    • Design MEL processes, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods, increasingly focused on results of health MESP activities. 
    • Conduct review of existing project- and activity-level MEL plans and recommend refinements to the mission’s health MEL plan. 
    • Lead data collection and analysis efforts. 
    • Develop program recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. 
    • Develop dissemination plans for reporting and sharing findings with USAID. 
    • Help to support the integration of MEL into learning and continuous quality improvement efforts. 

    Qualifications:?

    • Master’s degree and six years of relevant experience; OR Ph.D. and four years of relevant experience. 
    • Demonstrated experience in development of Health MEL activities including: MEL plans at the activity and project level, activity case studies, monitoring activities, Data Quality Assessments, as well as other MEL technical activities. ? 
    • Knowledge of and hands-on experience in USAID’s program cycle and evaluation policy. 
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills. 
    • Fluency in spoken and written English required. 
    • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations and implementing partners. 

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!? We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com 

    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. 

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    Senior Evaluation Lead

    Proposal Objective:

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives:

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth
    • Equitable improvements in health status
    • Improved reading performance in primary school

    Position Description:
    SI is seeking a full-time Senior Evaluation Lead who will be responsible for the overall management and functioning of all evaluation, assessment, survey, and special study tasks, as well as related cross-cutting tasks under this activity. This position will be based in Ghana. The Evaluation Lead will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.**

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversee evaluation, analyses, and assessments throughout the life of the activity, including data collection, design of evaluation methodologies and participatory data collection methods and protocols, as well as data quality verification techniques.
    • Responsible for the design, quality, and final deliverables of all evaluations reports and any evaluations, assessments, surveys, and studies including the testing of the development hypotheses, where feasible. This will include the design of the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations.
    • Ensure that short- and long-term evaluation team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.
    • Provide leadership and guidance on the overall Evaluation effort, and in conjunction with the Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) Lead, help support the Mission’s IPs as learning and adaptive partners for all USAID’s assistance efforts in Indonesia.
    • Work with Chief of Party (COP), Senior Monitoring ad Verification Lead, and Senior CLA Lead, ensuring that evaluation information is shared and fully utilized through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation and improve upon and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in-country.
    • Support the USAID/Ghana’s staff in accessing strategic learning tools, as well as in providing guidance and support to the activity’s evaluation services component including but not limited to knowledge mobilization and knowledge management mechanisms.
    • Provide support, leadership, and technical expertise to overall management of the activity to ensure that the activity meets all its performance and reporting requirements.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in a relevant field, and a minimum of seven years professional work experience in the design, management, and implementation of evaluations including impact and performance, analyses, and assessments.
    • Proven skills in evaluation design, methods, quantitative, and qualitative methodologies and analysis.
    • Excellent quantitative data analysis skills including good command of statistics, sampling methodologies, and statistical analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, among others.
    • Excellent qualitative data analysis skills including command of at least one coding software/program for qualitative data (Dedoose, NVivo, AtlasTi, etc).
    • Extensive experience drafting and finalizing evaluation reports.
    • Experience providing training and mentoring for groups of various sizes and one-on-one on evaluation- related subjects.
    • Previous experience supporting USAID-funded contracts desired.
    • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English.

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

    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.

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    Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead

    Proposal Objective:

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives:

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth
    • Equitable improvements in health status
    • Improved reading performance in primary school

    Position Description:

    SI is seeking a full-time Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead who will be responsible for overall management and functioning of all performance monitoring and related cross-cutting activities. This position will be based in Accra, Ghana. The Senior Monitoring and Verification Lead will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

    **Please note: Only candidates with Ghanaian citizenship will be considered.**

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversee program monitoring and reporting across multiple activities and programs. She/he will work with stakeholders including implementers and Mission staff providing oversight of monitoring functions, such as the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of data quality, analyses of data, reporting, and measurement of impact.
    • Work with Chief of Party (COP), Senior Evaluation Lead, and Senior CLA Lead, ensuring that monitoring information is shared and fully utilized through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation and improve upon and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in-country.
    • Provide training to various stakeholders on results-based management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes, and systems to improve performance monitoring.
    • Ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree with at least seven years of related experience in design and implementation of performance monitoring as well as performance and/or impact evaluation, analyses and assessments of large and/or complex development projects.
    • Demonstrated experience developing performance indicators, assessing and tracking data quality, data management, and/or training in performance management topics.
    • Familiar with standard USAID policies, guidance, processes, and indicators; and capable of developing customized indicators.
    • Familiar with publicly available data sources (such as those of multilateral organizations, think tanks, research institutions, Government of Ghana agencies/ministries, etc.) and the indicators they measure.
    • Demonstrated experience developing Performance Management and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs), theories of change, logical frameworks, and results frameworks, at an activity level.
    • Demonstrated experience training/facilitating workshops with various types of stakeholders on M&E topics; proven ability to distill complex information down to useable and understandable information for stakeholders.
    • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required.
    • Program management experience highly desirable.

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

    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.

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    Senior Collaborating, Adapting and Learning (CLA) Lead

    Proposal Objective:

    The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID/Ghana staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The anticipated start date is not yet determined.

    The MESP activities will encompass the Mission’s Development Objectives:

    • Strengthened responsive, democratic governance
    • Sustainable and broadly shared economic growth
    • Equitable improvements in health status
    • Improved reading performance in primary school

    Position Description:

    SI is seeking a full-time Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) Lead who will support learning, knowledge management, and adaptive programming activities under the anticipated MESP contract. This position will be based in Ghana. The CLA Lead will serve as a core team member on a full-time basis throughout the five-year period of performance.

    Responsibilities:

    • Facilitate strong collaboration, learning, and adaptive management practices in USAID/Ghana and the Government of Ghana (GOG) business processes and throughout the program cycle.
    • Foster strong, collaborative relationships with key Mission stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, assist in identifying and responding to key learning issues, and coordinate efforts amongst implementing partners (IPs) working in common Development Objectives (DOs).
    • Support the development and implementation of a learning plan for the Government of Ghana, the Mission Community of Practice and Implementing Partners that outlines key learning questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels.
    • Support strategic communications, including producing publications and organizing public events with partners and other stakeholders.
    • Support business process re-engineering, including assisting in negotiating change management around monitoring, evaluation, and learning related issues.
    • Support facilitation, including facilitating processes and workshops; facilitating learning, collaboration, and coordination among implementing partners and other collaborators with the greatest impact on results; producing reflections on the implications of new learning; developing product plans for adapting programs accordingly; establishing a network of key stakeholders and organize periodic, appropriate opportunities for USAID and GOG to interact with them based on strategy implementation and evidence-based experience.
    • Support the Government of Ghana and USAID/Ghana’s CLA Community of Practice.
    • Work with Chief of Party (COP), Evaluation Lead, and Monitoring Lead, ensuring that monitoring and evaluation information is shared and fully utilized through knowledge sharing and strategic learning processes to speed innovation and improve upon and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in-country.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree 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 seven years of demonstrated experience in strategic planning; monitoring and evaluation; project design; facilitation of learning; and knowledge management, including experience in applying learning to improve international development programs and systems change for adaptive management of development organizations or agencies.
    • Previous experience working with the Government of Ghana and supporting USAID-funded contracts required.
    • Computer literate and possess superior oral and written communication skills.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Experience working in Africa is highly desired.

    Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

    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.

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