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Monday, October 3, 2016

Senior Capacity Development Advisor, Evaluate for Improved Impact


MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website atwww.msiworldwide.com.
MSI is a leader in monitoring and evaluation for development projects worldwide. We currently hold 13 support services contracts for monitoring, evaluation and research for 13 USAID missions and bureaus, 11 of which are in Africa, Asia, South Asia and the Middle East. We also provide consulting services in monitoring and evaluation for other US Government agencies, non-profits and private foundations. Our Strategic Management and Performance Improvement Practice Area works in all sectors and aspects of development work. We work as a collegium and our technical staff in both the home and field offices provide support, expertise and new ideas to each other so that we are able to deliver high quality services and products to our clients.
Proposal Summary:
MSI anticipates an upcoming proposal for a five-year evaluation and research support services contract to support USAID/Zambia's Health Office. The objectives are: 1) to conduct evaluations, operations research and assessments across the health portfolio (Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Health Systems Strengthening, Maternal Health, and Family Planning); and 2) build the monitoring, evaluation and research capacity of the USAID Mission, its grantees and local Zambian institutions.
**Please note: Only Zambian citizens are eligible for this position.
Position Summary:
The Senior Capacity Development Advisor will be a member of the senior management team. S/he will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all work associated with training and capacity building, working closely with project staff including the Senior Advisors for Evaluation, and Monitoring and Reporting. This will include working with USAID staff, international and local partners, and the Government of Zambia. The position is based in Lusaka, with travel throughout Zambia as necessary. The Senior Capacity Advisor will report to the Chief of Party.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design, facilitation and management of all trainings, workshops, and long-term capacity building efforts with the USAID/Zambia Health Team, their grantees, government and local institutions.
  • Conduct training needs assessments related to monitoring and evaluation.
  • Manage all staff and consultants supporting capacity building efforts, ensuring quality control, timely deliverables and client satisfaction.
  • Lead the design, development and implementation of all training related activities.
  • Monitor the outcomes of training and capacity-building efforts delivered by the project.
  • Facilitate the incorporation of learning into USAID processes.
  • Work with MSI team to design learning objectives around products and help transfer knowledge to USAID and partner staff.
  • Monitoring programs and budget.
Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree (or foreign equivalent) in social sciences, organizational development, business and systems analysis, or related field.
  • At least 10-15 years of progressive experience conducting capacity building efforts (analysis, training, consulting) with government agencies entities and local NGOs.
  • At least five years of experience managing teams.
  • At least two years of experience implementing monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Familiarity with USAID performance management systems and tools, preferably in the health sector.
  • Excellent facilitation, interpersonal and team management skills.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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