• Knowledge Management/Learning Specialist

    Job Locations PE-Lima
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve development outcomes. We apply a customized, customer-centric business approach to offer greater value to our clients.

     

    CAMRIS seeks a Knowledge Management/Learning Specialist the upcoming USAID/Peru Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning for Sustainability (MELS) Activity. The USAID/Peru MELS activity will be a five-year activity with an expected start date in 2019. Under this award, CAMRIS will provide fast, flexible, demand-driven monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support, guidance, and capacity development for USAID/Peru, it’s implementing partners, Government of Peru stakeholders, and local research organizations.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee all aspects of the Mission’s CLA activities, such as planning and budgeting for each assigned activity
    • Identify appropriate staffing levels and securing appropriate qualified staff 
    • Supervise external, short-term consultants
    • Provide relevant technical guidance 
    • Lead consultations with relevant USAID/Peru staff and implementing partners 
    • Identify and execute appropriate agreed upon methodologies, field work, research, reporting and deliverables.
    • Assist in the development of MEL communities of practice within USAID/Peru and among implementing partners, and the Government of Peru
    • Assist USAID/Peru to develop and implement a learning agenda.
    • Analyze and test the validity of hypotheses and assumptions embedded in strategy-level CDCS results frameworks and project level logical frameworks and theories of change.
    • Plan for learning and dissemination of lessons learned for use in Peru, and elsewhere in the Agency.

    Qualifications

    • A Master’s or higher degree is preferred in organizational development, public policy or administration, business administration, knowledge management, political science, international relations or a related field, or other fields closely related.
    • At least 10 years of international development experience involved in either monitoring or evaluation, project management, knowledge management, project design, or strategy development. 
    • Experience designing and implementing CLA activities in USAID missions and other organizations
    • Experience in developing and leading knowledge management programs, facilitating communities of practice, and social networking. 
    • Experience with a wide range of development areas, such as monitoring and evaluation, gender, agriculture, economic growth, environment, democracy and governance, health, nutrition, and education.
    • Strong data analysis, and English report writing, and presentation skills. 
    • Able to effectively manage activities in a multi-cultural environment.  
    • At least 5 years of supervisory experience.
    • Prior experience in Peru and/or the region desired
    • Outstanding attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent communication, supervision, and management skills
    • Fluency in English and Spanish required

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