Knowledge Management and HICD Expert

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Latin America and Caribbean
Apply by 17 August 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 8 August 2018

Job Description

Job Summary:

PADF seeks a Knowledge Management and Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) expert for upcoming opportunities. The position will be based in Latin America. The candidate will have overall responsibility for carrying out innovative knowledge management to support profound changes in policy, institutions, and practitioners.

Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:

The candidate requires to have extensive, first-hand experience in knowledge management and dissemination, qualifications include:

  • Minimum of eight years of experience working on knowledge management and/or organizational capacity development.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in knowledge management, strategic management, or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated ability to fully and effectively communicate, both oral and written, in Spanish and English.
  • Familiarity with USAID HICD framework required.
  • Experience with methods for knowledge dissemination and management, as well as organizational capacity building.
  • Monitoring and evaluation experience desired.
  • Prior experience working with USAID programming desired, but not strictly required.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Supporting the program’s organizational capacity development components, as defined under the USAID HICD Handbook.
  • Supporting the design and validation of survey instruments, assessment tools and protocols.
  • Developing and adapting methods for knowledge generation, management, and dissemination.
  • Benchmarking and promoting innovative knowledge for change approaches and ensure that relevant sectors, processes, and technologies are in place to foster a culture of continuous measuring, learning and adapting both within the project and with the public, private and non-profit partners.
  • Providing USAID, project officials, and the public, private and non-profit partners with critical management and technical information necessary to improve program outcomes.
  • Leading the design and execution of rigorous project monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) platform, including design, roll-out and execution of systems for developing and tracking program impact and outcome indicators for program monitoring and evaluation system, while ensuring lessons learned are incorporated through structured monitoring and learning processes.

About the Organization

Created in 1962 through a unique agreement between the Organization of American States (OAS) and the private sector, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is an independent, non-profit organization 501(c)(3) that creates public-private partnerships to assist the least advantaged people in Latin America and the Caribbean. Having worked in every country in the region, PADF engages community-based groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public and private sector in the process of implementing appropriate solutions for sustainable development. The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) empowers disadvantaged people and communities in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve sustainable economic and social progress, strengthen their communities and civil society, and prepare for and respond to natural disasters and other humanitarian crises, thereby advancing the principles of the Organization of the American States (OAS).

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