Social Impact Learning Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Social Impact Learning Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing to put together a proposal response for an anticipated multi-year activity funded through USAID/Uganda.

The USAID Learning Activity 2 (ULA 2) will support USAID/Uganda and its implementing partners to improve the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development through MEL service delivery, capacity strengthening, and enhanced collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA). Expected release date of the proposal is summer 2023, with an anticipated award date of fall 2024.

Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a Ugandan Learning Specialist to support collaboration, learning and adapting activities for the contract.

This is a full-time position for the duration of the project, and will be based in Kampala, Uganda, contingent upon contract award.

**Please Note: Ugandan citizens are highly encouraged to apply.**


  • Support Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) services and activities on the contract, including learning events, learning agenda development, facilitation of workshops, and/or MEL training.

  • Support on external and internal collaboration strategies with implementing partners, USAID, and other partnership opportunities, including the private sector.

  • Support facilitation of high-level discussions among USAID staff and partners regarding learning and adaptive management.

  • Support organizational change management and coaching tasks for USAID staff.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such
    as international development, international affairs, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, economics, governance, health, environment, education, organizational management, or communications.

  • At least 5 years of experience in one or more of the areas below:

  • Facilitation and training in both large, formal settings and strong interpersonal skills for informal coaching and mentoring settings.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in organizational change management.

  • The design and implementation of various learning and adaptive management approaches.

  • Overseeing or implementing effective communications of M&E findings and recommendations.

  • Implementing and/or facilitating use of innovative approaches for learning best practices and state-of-the art in design, methodologies and tools for disseminating and utilizing results of monitoring, research and evaluation for adaptive management.

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donors, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners.

  • Previous experience supporting USAID Missions or USAID Implementing Partners in a similar capacity highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID CLA framework, Evaluation Policy, and other initiatives highly preferred.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

  • A commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work and learning environment.

    How to Apply

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