STRATEGIC LEARNING ADVISOR, HIGHLANDS RESILIENCE ACTIVITY

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 13 October 2021
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 10 November 2021

CARE seeks a Strategic Learning Advisor for the anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future Highlands Resilience Activity. This procurement is expected to be a five-year cooperative agreement in the $50M+ range. The Highland Resilience Activity will support the graduation of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) clients by linking them with new on-farm, off-farm, and employment opportunities. The Activity will have a strong focus on improving access to finance for vulnerable highlands households and will be integrated into USAID's Resilience Food Security Activities (RFSAs) in five regions of Ethiopia.

This procurement is expected to be released in November 2021 and awarded in May 2022. This is anticipated to be Key Personnel position and as such the candidate proposed for this position is subject to USAID approval. It is also subject to project award and funding. This position will be based in Addis Ababa.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the projectโ€™s project monitoring plan, including data collection tools and formats and orientation for all partners.
  • Lead routine data collection, analysis, documentation, and dissemination of project findings as per the projectโ€™s PMP and results framework.
  • Provide real time data analysis for decision making purposes.
  • Partner closely with all staff to ensure principles of collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) are recognized and acted on as core elements of the project operations, including leading the Activityโ€™s adaptive management approach.
  • Ensure the projectโ€™s activity includes active, intentional, and adaptive learning within and across its multi-sectoral interventions. This includes but is not limited to USG and key PSNP V actors.
  • Improve/facilitate community engagement, peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing and application, activity-based capacity strengthening, and evidence and data utilization in support of adaptive management.
  • In partnership with the COP and technical staff, ensure appropriate and continued collaboration, coordination and joint-planning with USAID and other donor activities (specifically the USAID food security and resilience portfolio), host-government initiatives (such as the PSNP V) and relevant private sector actors. (Given the significant number of humanitarian and resilience activities planned and ongoing in the targeted geographic area, USAID expects significant time and expertise to be dedicated to coordination of activities.)

Qualifications:

This vacancy is archived.

Recommended for you