Learning and Knowledge Manager – Zambia Revenue Mobilization for Equity and Growth Activity

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 November 2020
  • Zambia
  • Closing on 25 December 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Learning and Knowledge Manager position on a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Zambia. The goal of this project is to provide support to the Government of the Republic of Zambia in achieve a more stable, equitable and efficient tax system, which will result in improved compliance, an expansion of the tax base and revenue growth over time, and the creation of the fiscal space to increase priority spending and unlock the country’s growth potential.

The proposed activity will help Zambia improve domestic revenue mobilization (DRM) and expand the fiscal space for public spending and investments in service delivery and poverty reduction. The activity will engage both government and non-government stakeholders to build capacity in tax policy analysis, improve tax compliance and administration, and strengthen the tax culture in a manner that facilitates private sector growth and accountability relationships between taxpayers and the Government of the Republic of Zambia.

Position Description:

Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP), the Learning and Knowledge Manager provides the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring, evaluation and learning of the activity. He/She will use learning strategies and informational, organizational and technical skills to implement and continually enhance systems for tracking and managing knowledge to improve the Activity’s operations and outputs. The role works closely with Activity leadership to ensure the strategic and functional integration of all knowledge and learning activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts.

Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, economics, evaluation research, international development, public policy, statistics, or another relevant field; advanced degree preferred;

*Minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated experience providing technical expertise in MEL activities, preferably for complex USAID or other donor-funded projects of similar size;

*Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role related to designing, managing, and implementing results-based MEL activities;

*Demonstrated technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, as well as experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and reporting;

*Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for MEL including impact evaluation;

*Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment;

*Professional proficiency in English is required.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

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Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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