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Senior Learning Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Senior Learning Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Company Profile: 

MSI is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 30-year history of helping to deliver development results across the developing world. In 2008, we became the America’s operation of the international development arm of Coffey International Limited. Since that time, we have greatly expanded our ability to respond seamlessly and flexibly to client needs with our sister offices in the UK and Australia. We operate in some of the most challenging and political and economic climates in the world, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Iraq. MSI currently employs 800 development experts in the fields of public sector management, monitoring and evaluation, governance and anti-corruption.  For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Proposal Summary: 

The anticipated, M&E Support project will provide USAID/DRC with continuous, on-the-ground, on-demand and systematic support on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, research and studies, organizational learning, and knowledge management.

** Both DRC nationals and expatriates are encouraged to apply for this position.**

Position Summary:

MSI seeks a Senior Learning Advisor to enhance the learning component of the project. S/he will work closely with key stakeholders to recognize and share emerging issues, and will help identify and respond to prioritized learning needs.  The Senior Learning Advisor will also act as a liaison with other key implementers and identify key learning questions, stakeholders and their roles, and facilitate broad stakeholder engagement in the project’s learning efforts.  

Responsibilities:

  • Develop resources to create, capture, organize, translate, share, and apply knowledge to improve USAID DRC’s programs.
  • Coordinate knowledge capturing, sharing and strategic learning to speed innovation and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in country.
  • Coordinate, plan, and implement institutional learning activities relevant to the achievement of USAID/DRC’s CDCS goals and objectives, such as special studies, after action reviews, briefings, and communities of practices, learning events and/or seminars.
  • Assist the Mission in strengthening systems and processes that promote and facilitate efficient learning and knowledge-sharing.
  • Support the development and implementation of learning agendas for each of USAID’s sectoral teams. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to organizational learning or development assistance such as public, business or development administration, knowledge management, political science, economics, or development studies. 
  • Minimum seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in strategic planning, project design, learning, and knowledge management (or a minimum of five (5) years with a master’s degree). 
  • Experience in applying learning to improve development programs and systems change for adaptive management of development organizations or agencies. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is required.

 

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

 

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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