Learning Specialist
International Business & Technical Consultants
6d ago


  • Lead the development, design, and implementation of the SMLP Learning Agenda leveraging USAID collaboration, learning, and adaptation (CLA) best practices.
  • Lead the development of an annual Lessons Learned Report.
  • Lead the development and execution of annual Learning Events, IP Workshops, and Interim / Final Presentations.
  • Oversee the development of SMLP’s Information Management System (IMS) to meet the evolving needs of the program.
  • Provide overarching technical guidance on all aspects related to learning across various humanitarian sectors.
  • Lead the development of IP and TPM best practices and lessons learned for inclusion in the Monitoring Reports and in the Lessons Learned Report.
  • Directly supervise the Information and Knowledge Management Specialist.
  • Lead relationship management and data sharing between the project and IP Program Managers and Technical Teams.
  • Incorporate technical, contextual, and experiential CLA learning into the program cycle processes.
  • Provide expert advice to USAID staff and partners on CLA.
  • Develop and conduct trainings, workshops, facilitated learning conversations and other capacity building opportunities around CLA.
  • Prepare qualitative coding of individual Site Visit Reports.
  • Develop training curricula for staff, data collectors and IPs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional research, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with high-level donor representatives and International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) representatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction as well as within a team as a team member.
  • Minimum Requirements :

  • At least 5 years of formal research, CLA and / or Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) experience.
  • At least five years of experience in the humanitarian, transition, or development field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the humanitarian, transition, or development field.
  • At least 2 years of experience on USAID-funded projects.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required.
  • Education : Master’s Degree from an accredited university / college in a relevant subject.

    Working Environment : Work is typically performed in an office environment.

    Physical Requirements : This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

    Supervisory Responsibility : This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

    Travel : International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and / or conflict-prone zones.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

    Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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