Director of Learning

2 weeks ago
Uganda
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title: Director of Learning                                  

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Chief of Party                

Type: Full Time, Long Term Employee                                 

 

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a Director of Learning for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support. This position is contingent on award.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Strengthening monitoring systems for improved reporting and performance management;
  • Bolstering evaluation, analytic and assessment capacity for continuous improvement in programs and operations;
  • Tracking adaptations for lessons learned;
  • Enhance the performance of USAID/Uganda staff in delivering/facilitating development results;
  • 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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience managing and supervising complex, multi-country, multi-year international development projects;
  • Excellent skills in project management, leadership, teamwork and teambuilding;
  • Advanced interpersonal skills that enable effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders;
  • Familiarity with development issues and priorities specific to Uganda;
  • Extensive demonstrable experience strengthening collaboration, learning and performance.

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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.

Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

Education:  Master’s Degree in a social science or other related field.

Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: The position is based in Kampala but will require travel to other areas of Uganda.

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

 

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