Director of Learning, USAID/Uganda Learning Contract

UG-Kampala
Category
Monitoring and Evaluation
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
1/31/2018

Overview

The USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program, also referred to as The Learning Contract, is a five-year activity expected to start in mid-2018. QED will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its performance and, to a lesser extent the performance of its Implementing Partners, in collaborating, learning and performing in order to fortify the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development. This position is contingent upon award.

Responsibilities

The Director of Learning will have primary responsibility for delivering the learning, adapting, and performing results under this contract. S/he will

  • Provide vision and leadership to the learning agenda
  • Ensure the quality, timeliness and technological sophistication of services related to improving the integrity and usefulness of USAID/Uganda monitoring and reporting systems
  • Ensure the quality, relevance, technological sophistication and timeliness of Contractor-provided 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
  • Facilitate learning’s transformation into adapting

Qualifications

  • Preferably a Master’s Degree in a social science relevant to USAID/Uganda’s CDCS. 
  • Eight years of direct experience developing and managing monitoring systems and/or conducting social science research 
  • Five years of experience managing staff conducting monitoring and/or research efforts. 
  • Preferably, demonstrated skills and experience in statistics and computational analysis. 
  • Preferably, three years’ experience living and working in developing country environments. 
  • Quality past performance references;

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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