Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisors at the International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment & economic development and crisis, conflict & governance.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisor


Position Description
  • IBTCI is currently seeking an Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisor to support the implementation of a 48 month contract to provide Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning services to USAID/Nigeria.
  • This Contract will provide continuous, on- the-ground, on-demand and systematic support to USAID and its partners on performance monitoring, data verification, impact and performance evaluations, organizational learning, capacity building and knowledge management.
  • This contract will create the conditions to enable USAID/Nigeria to become a more adaptive, modern and effective development organization, by creating a learning and adaptation strategy, and ensuring continued alignment among all Mission activities within the objectives outlined in the CDCS.
  • This contract will result in strengthened Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems at USAID/Nigeria and enhanced M&E capacity of local entities to improve accountability and the increased use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting. This position is contingent upon award.
The responsibilities of the Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management Advisor include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide leadership, guidance and overall direction to the Mission’s collaboration, learning and adapting efforts
  • Plan and state organizational reflection and learning opportunities, such as special studies, after action reviews, and partners’ meetings, organizational learning surveys to facilitate overall CDCS implementation
  • Assist with incorporating research design and methodologies in the application of learning to project design and management
  • Work with the Program Office to guide iterative course corrections and ensure ongoing and evolving alignment of the portfolio with Mission Strategy
  • Work with the Program Office and Mission management to refine and implement the Mission’s learning agenda and CLA strategy, e-sharing and learning tools, to include outcome mapping
  • Assist in the re-orientation of key staff’s “activity” orientation to holistic program management and to foster peer and cross- learning techniques and opportunities
  • Education: A minimum of a Master's Degree or higher in one or more fields related to organizational learning or development assistance such as Public, Business or Development Administration, Knowledge Management, Political Science, Economics, Development studies or closely related, inter-disciplinary fields
Desired Experience:
  • Progressively responsible, professional-level experience in organizational or action learning, development and/or knowledge management
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in interpreting monitoring and evaluation analysis and subsequently developing and leading collaboration, learning and adapting programs among various stakeholders in international development contexts
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal presentation, and facilitation skills applied within multi-cultural contexts
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken an
Application Closing Date
7th April, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications

Note: No phone calls please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.