Director of Collaboration and Outreach, 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 Collaboration and Outreach will have primary responsibility for delivering the “collaboration” result of the Learning Contract. S/he will:

  • Oversee the Contractor’s events planning, facilitation, note-taking and related services
  • Work with the Director of Performance Improvement to strengthen the collaboration and networking skills of USAID/Uganda staff
  • Support USAID/Uganda’s thought-leadership efforts by strengthening USAID/Uganda relationships with Ugandan thought leaders and influence shapers, with the Ugandan media, and with actors in regional and international development fora
  • Ensure that USAID/Uganda-supported STIP grants are achieving results and adhering to best practices in transparency, accountability and grants management
  • Ensure that USAID/Uganda-supported STIP grants are, as much as possible, co-financed by private sector, other donor and other partners; and strengthen USAID/Uganda’s efforts to integrate innovation throughout its portfolio

Qualifications

  • Preferably a Master’s Degree in communications; or a field relevant to USAID/Uganda’s CDCS
  • Eight years of direct experience of communications, partnership-building, and/or grants management
  • Three years of experience managing communications, partnership-building, and/or grants management staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with setting up and managing cutting-edge communication tools, such as social media platforms, interactive websites, etc
  • Preferably, demonstrated skills and experience in building partnerships with private sector and other donors
  • Preferably, three years’ experience living and working in developing country environments
  • Quality past performance references relevant to the position

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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