Director Learning/ Performance improvement

UGANDA

Khulisa provides monitoring, evaluation, research and data quality assurance services to public and private sector partners in Africa, with global reach. This opportunity will be based in Kampala. Staff will conduct field trips to support collaboration, learning and performance.


POSITIONS:

  1. Director of Learning
  2. Director of Collaboration and Outreach
  3. Director of Performance Improvement

 

1. Director of Learning:

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 monitoring and reporting systems; ensure the quality, relevance, technological sophistication and timeliness of Contractor-provided evaluations, analyses and assessments; deepen existing learning capabilities and introduce improved avenues to learning; lead contributions to efforts to deliberately draw contextual, programmatic and operational learning from its monitoring, evaluation, analytical and assessment efforts; and facilitate learning’s transformation into adapting.

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree in a social science
  • 8 years of direct USAID experience developing and managing monitoring systems and/or conducting social science research
  • 5 years of experience managing staff conducting monitoring and/or research efforts.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in statistics and computational analysis.
  • 3 years’ experience living and working in developing country environments.

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2. Director of Collaboration and Outreach:

Responsible for the “collaboration” result. 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; support thought-leadership efforts by strengthening relationships with Ugandan thought leaders and influence shapers, with the Ugandan media, and with actors in regional and international development fora; ensure that grants are achieving results and adhering to best practices in transparency, accountability and grants management; and strengthen efforts to integrate innovation throughout its portfolio.

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • MA in communications; or relevant field
  • 8 years of USAID direct experience of communications, partnership-building, and/or grants management.
  • 3 years of USAID 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.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in building partnerships with private sector and other donors.
  • 3 years’ experience living and working in developing country environments.
  • Quality past performance references relevant to the position;

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3. Director of Performance Improvement:

Primary responsibility for delivering the:

(i) the “adapting” results

(ii) the “performing” (improving the capacity staff)

 

She/he will provide vision and leadership to the “adapting” and “performing” agendas; lead efforts to help strengthen internal business practices; lead Contractor efforts to train, coach and establish mentorship arrangements; and ensure complementarity between training, coaching and mentorship.

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • MA in a relevant field
  • 5 years of USAID direct experience of training and improving business processes in development organizations.
  • 5 years of experience managing staff in providing services relevant to training and organizational development.
  • 3 years’ experience living and working in developing country environments, preferably East Africa.

 


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