Learning and Capacity Building Specialist

Job Locations HN-Tegucigalpa
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and 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 the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.


CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture, and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and medical research. 


CAMRIS seeks a Learning and Capacity Building Specialist for the upcoming USAID/Honduras’ Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (MESCLA).


Note: This position is contingent on contract award.


  • Assist the Mission in organizing learning summits and other learning and knowledge sharing events that bring together implementing partners, government officials, other donors, academics, private sector actors, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Support improved knowledge management (KM) within USAID/Honduras and its implementing partners (IPs), including better sharing and use of  project and externally-produced knowledge reports, products, lessons learned, and data.
  • Implement KM (project learning) tasks, in close coordination with KM advisors (short-term consultants, STTA).
  • Assess and recommend improvements to the Mission’s and IP’s use of technology for KM.
  • Maintain along with the MEL headquarters office and encourage locally the use of the Mission’s selected Learning Lab MEL knowledge management and communication portal.
  • Support further growth and continuity of MEL communities of practice among USAID’s implementing partners.
  • Maintain a schedule of all upcoming and ongoing trainings.
  • Develop and maintain a pool of international and local consultants for a range of monitoring, evaluation and learning topics.
  • Develop core course modules comprising specific competencies in MEL areas identified through capacity building needs of the Mission technical staff and IP staff
  • Generate, along with international STTA, supplementary M&E course modules via requested modality (in person or online or both) training and workshops in the core M&E competency areas for USAID and/or IP staff.
  • Organize and deliver stand-up trainings from these modules generally led or co-facilitated by STTA.
  • Provide quality assurance and revisions to training curricula prepared by STTA.
  • Provide on-the-job capacity building for Mission and IP participants in core M&E topics, such as data reporting analysis and utilization (DRAU), performance management plan (PMP), M&E plan, data quality assessments (DQAs), and KM as identified by the project.
  • Support to prepare annual work plans and progress reports.


  • A PhD  in social sciences, such as an international development, social work, or a relevant field with at least 8 years of relevant experience, or master's degree with at least 12 years of relevant experience.
  • At least five years of experience working in the development sector with focus on designing and implementing learning and knowledge management activities as well as facilitating training in MEL.
  • Experience working with international organizations, preferably USAID, including coordination and conduct of capacity building and facilitation as well as collaboration, learning, and adapting (CLA) approaches.
  • Experience using and training on computer applications relating to portal-based data entry, verification, aggregation and reporting, as well as Microsoft Office applications.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills in English (a recent writing sample will be required).
  • Experience facilitating or training development professionals and donor staff in English.
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a professional team, set priorities and handle a high volume of activities.

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS.com. CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law. 



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