Panagora Group Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Specialist, USAID/East Africa Jobs in Kenya

Panagora Group Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Specialist, USAID/East Africa Jobs in Kenya

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development, seeks an experienced Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (ELA) Specialist for an anticipated IDIQ to provide program support services for USAID/East Africa.

This is a fast-paced position, and the ELA Specialist will not only help USAID/East Africa build capacity of their staff and will also build capacity in the government and with implementing partners.

Panagora Group believes that focusing on integrated approaches to health and development will yield the best long-term results. This is a long-term position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with USAID staff on professional development (i.e., presentations, public speaking, technical team management, and team building)and its implementing partners to create a learning and knowledge management agenda
  • Facilitate use of collaboration, adaptation, and learning tools by USAID staff and implementing partners
  • Coordinate knowledge capturing, sharing, and strategic learning to speed performance-based adaptations and bring new innovations to the Mission’s programmatic work in country
  • Provide support to USAID/East Africa in developing a learning plan to create, capture, organize, translate, share, and apply knowledge to improve USAID/East Africa’s programs
  • Work with USAID and its implementing partners to create a learning and knowledge management agenda
  • Facilitate organization and delivery of learning events to share USAID/East Africa portfolio lessons learned and best practices
  • Support identification of USAID best practices in an accessible format for other organizations and institutions
  • Facilitate capacity building assessments of
    USAID implementing partners and stakeholders, and develop capacity development plans

    Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant discipline is preferred;
  • At least six years of experience with communications and/or knowledge management in the international development sector;
  • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches and operations, particularly as they relate to capacity building
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donor organizations, civil society and private sector, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners in developing countries;
  • Experience designing and delivering learning events
  • Experience managing and supervising staff
  • Experience with facilitating meetings
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals and implementing partners in developing countries;
  • Strong proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated evidence of effective team leadership
  • Only finalists will be contacted. Panagora is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should send their resume by4th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Panagora Group Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Specialist, USAID/East Africa Jobs in Kenya

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