• Call for CVs - USAID Learning and Knowledge Management (LEARN)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 year ago(5/16/2017 3:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-1024
    Job Area
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
    Type
    Consultant
  • About Us

    Since 2001, Dexis has provided innovative management solutions for a secure and prosperous world.   In the last three years alone, Dexis has worked in 90 countries supporting critical missions of agencies in the global development and security assistance space.  With triple digit growth in recent years, Dexis was ranked in the top 10 consulting firms by funding at the US Agency for International Development in FY16 and FY17.  Dexis was also among the highest rated employers on Glassdoor, where many of its 250-plus employees cited a people-centered leadership and culture as the main drivers to its success.  

     

    Dexis is seeking experienced consultants to provide a variety of services to the Learning and Knowledge Management (LEARN) contract, in support of USAID’s collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) efforts. The consultants may be considered for potential future positions, supporting the provision of direct technical assistance to USAID missions and bureaus. Examples of relevant areas of expertise are listed below. The work location for these positions will vary by client needs. These positions may be full-time or part-time.

     

    Areas of Expertise

    • Learning: adaptive management; organizational learning/development; systems mapping; development of CLA-related tools; CLA thought-leadership; provide inputs on how CLA may lead to improved development outcomes, etc.
    • Curriculum development: design and development of trainings and curricula; collaboration with subject matter experts; designing virtual learning modules; developing engaging curricula targeted at international audiences, etc.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation: quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; assessment development; key informant interviews (KIIs); survey design, etc.
    • Facilitation: facilitation of large and small groups; design and delivery of facilitation guides; familiarity with various techniques for engaging audiences, etc.
    • Knowledge Management: build and facilitate communities of practice; promote use of knowledge-based platforms; facilitate conversations across disciplines; track data and information on best practices; organize and facilitate webinars, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum eight years’ work experience in strategic learning, KM, organizational development, communications, and/or M&E, at least five of which must be in an international development context
    • Master’s Degree desired in relevant discipline
    • Ability to convey the importance of strategic learning, knowledge management, organizational development, communications, and/or M&E as a cornerstone of a successful organization
    • Skilled facilitation of groups, meetings, and events both online and in-person
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong experience managing relationships and interacting with USAID
    • Positive attitude and ability to work with others constructively

     

    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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