USAID Kenya Consultant Jobs - STTA on Integrated Programming Learning and Change Management

USAID Kenya Consultant Jobs - STTA on Integrated Programming Learning and Change Management


Background

  • USAID/Kenya is currently developing its 2020-2025 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).

  • Based on the current vision, goal, and identified development objectives within that CDCS, the strategy is expected to require integrated program planning.

  • Although USAID/Kenya and other regional missions have developed and implemented strategies with integrated programming in the past, few USAID missions have been able to effectively manage such strategies with broad success.

  • USAID/Kenya seeks to learn from the successes and failures of integrated program management and implementation throughout the agency.

  • Ultimately, USAID/Kenya seeks to initiate a process of informed organizational learning and change management, so that it might effectively implement its 2020-2025 CDCS.

  • USAID/Kenya requests the Mission Support for the Journey to Self-Reliance Pivot (MSP) activity to support the mission to learn, adapt, and improve programs and operations.

    Objectives

  • MSP aims to assist USAID/Kenya to learn from past experiences with organizations implementing integrated programming.

  • In addition, MSP aims to assist USAID/Kenya to initiate a plan to develop the organizational structure, processes, culture, and policies to effectively implement its CDCS.

  • Therefore, MSP seeks to engage a short term technical assistance (STTA) consultant or team of consultants to review lessons learned, analyze USAID/KEA programming and operations, and develop an organizational learning and change management plan to implement the 2020-2025 USAID/KEA CDCS.

    Responsibilities / tasks

  • Review lessons on integrated programming at USAID and similar organizations.

  • Analyze USAID/KEA programming and operations in relation to requirements to effectively manage their 2020-2025 CDCS.

  • Recommend programming and operations changes to USAID/KEA to effectively manage the 2020 - 2025 CDCS.

    This may include, but is not limited to, PAD management;

  • roles and responsibilities for programmatic decision-making;

  • Mission organization for program management and decision-making; how to “do
    business differently” as determined in the 2020-2025 CDCS, including county engagement and private sector engagement.

  • Share lessons learned on integrated programming, analysis of USAID/KEA, and recommendations with USAID/KEA and USAID/Washington internal stakeholders.

  • Develop an organizational learning and change management plan to implement programming and operations changes at USAID/KEA.

    Deliverables

  • An analysis of USAID/KEA programs and operations with recommendations on changes needed to implement an integrated strategy.

  • An organizational learning and change management plan to implement the 2020 - 2025 CDCS.

  • Consultant or team requirements

  • Preferred knowledge, skills, and experience

  • Experience working closely with at least one USAID program office at a USAID Mission
    Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and regulations, especially regarding project development, project management, activity design, and activity management

  • At least five years of experience working in international development

  • A Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
    Interview and informant information sourcing skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Knowledge of more than one of USAID technical sectors

  • Organizational learning and change management knowledge and experience

  • Ability to form trust with internal stakeholders

  • A team of more than one consultant may be selected.

  • Consultants with the majority of preferred knowledge, skills, and experience are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; USAID Kenya Consultant Jobs - STTA on Integrated Programming Learning and Change Management

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