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Local Capacity Building Lead, USAID Senegal Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Support Project

Location: Senegal

Description

Local Capacity Building Lead, USAID Senegal Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Support Project, Senegal

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing for an upcoming USAID/Senegal monitoring and evaluation support project, expected to provide comprehensive MEL, capacity building, and program support technical assistance to USAID/Senegal, implementing partners, and local organizations. The project is expected to last five years.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time Local Capacity Building Lead to oversee capacity building and training activities to implementing partners and USAID/Senegal staff under this project. The position will be full-time over the duration of the project, and will be based in Dakar.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Senegalese citizenship will be considered.**

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of the activities related to training and capacity building in M&E.
  • Establish and implement a capacity building platform to build the capacity of USAID/Senegal staff and select stakeholders to perform high-quality performance monitoring and verification.
  • Provide training to build the capacity of local implementing partners and government officials to improve the effectiveness of performance management, projects and M&E plans using best practices.
  • Facilitate strong collaboration, learning and adapting practices, including techniques for gathering, organizing, disseminating and applying knowledge throughout the program cycle.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan that outlines key learning and knowledge management questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels.
  • Foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, and coordinate efforts among partners.
  • Assist and play a role in the production of reports, such as quarterly and annual reports, training manuals and reports arising out of its activities as required by USAID.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, communications, or relevant area.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in M&E capacity building and training at the organization and individual level.
  • Demonstrated skills in capacity building and M&E methodologies and approaches, especially under USAID-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with Senegalese counterparts and government officials.
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities.
  • Prior experience building capacity of USAID Mission staff in M&E preferred.
  • Oral and written English and French fluency.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

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SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

 

 




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