Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning/Knowledge Management Specialist (USAID/Power Africa)

ZemiTek

About the organization

ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantage Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.

ZemiTek is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

ZemiTek embraces , equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual

Duties

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL)/Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist will serve as a vital member of Power Africa’s Program Office, reporting directly to the MEL Team Lead. The Specialist will specifically support Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and KM. The Specialist will dialogue with senior management at relevant Posts and in Washington on all performance- related issues, including those that may impact policy and programmatic decisions. The Specialist is responsible for assisting, advising and building the capacity of the Coordinator’s Office, the implementing partners (IPs), and other U.S. Government agencies to implement and operationalize the Power Africa MEL system. The individual must possess a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures. The individual must also have proven experience in designing and implementing CLA and KM activities within the USG.

See position description on company website for full list of responsibilities:
https://careers-zemitek.icims.com/jobs/1107/usaid-power-africa-monitoring%2c-evaluation%2c-and-learning-knowledge-management-specialist/job

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree with 6 years of relevant experience
Experience working in Africa, the energy sector, and with the USG is preferred.
Facilitating collaborative learning, both inside the Mission and among implementing partners, through partner meetings, peer assists, communities of practice, and other means.
Utilizing a diverse mix of approaches to engage local and international stakeholders and partners.
Identifying knowledge gaps in respective theories of change and determining ways to fill them in coordination with program designers and technical teams.
Engaging in regular opportunities to reflect on progress with implementing partners and stakeholders.
Using project and activity MEL data to adapt programming.
Planning for and resourcing learning activities and processes appropriately.
Understanding of the economic, social, cultural and political characteristics of development dynamics required.
Ability to quickly acquire a thorough understanding of USAID’s current programming objectives, Power Africa’s Roadmap, results expected, planning and reporting systems and the key lines of sector investigation and learning agendas.

See position description on company website for full list of qualifications:
https://careers-zemitek.icims.com/jobs/1107/usaid-power-africa-monitoring%2c-evaluation%2c-and-learning-knowledge-management-specialist/job

Application instructions

Our application process is quick and easy. No long profile creation is needed. Just a simple resume upload.

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