Learning and Research Specialist - USAID/Philippines Evidence-Drive CLA

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 25 June 2019
  • Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
  • Closing on 25 July 2019
  • Proposal

Job Description

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development, seeks a Learning and Research Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) activity in the Philippines. This position is full-time and located in the Philippines.


  • Tracking the mission learning agenda and project and activity MEL plans
  • Analyzing relevant development trends in data both inside and outside of USAID
  • Supplying information to guide USAID staff in learning events and other activities
  • Supporting USAID staff in setting up and/or strengthening USAID systems to integrate learning and knowledge management
  • Promote effective communications by documenting and disseminating learning and knowledge management
  • Address additional on-demand learning and research needs by USAID


  • Advanced degree in economics, international development, social science, demography, research methods, statistics, or a related field
  • Minimum seven years of experience in implementation research, project assessments, and secondary data analyses
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and/or facilitating use of innovative approaches for learning best practices and state-of-the-art in design, methodologies and tools for disseminating and utilizing results of monitoring, research and evaluation for adaptive management
  • Technical experience in one or more of the following areas highly preferred: education, natural resource management, urban development, economic growth, and democracy and governance
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Excellent demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donors, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners
  • Previous CLA experience, including a working knowledge of USAID’s learning agenda
  • Deep knowledge of USAID regulations and compliance
  • Prior experience in the Philippines is strongly preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, fluency in Tagalog preferred

About the Organization

Panagora Group is a woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our vision is to provide high-quality, high-impact social and economic development consulting, with a special focus on public-private partnerships, human and institutional capacity-building, knowledge sharing and collaborative learning, NGO/community engagement, and integrated solutions that build country capacity and independence.

Application Instructions:

Please visit our website at https://panagoragroup.net/jobs/ to apply. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.

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