Capacity Building Director

Capacity Building Director, USAID/Vietnam Learns Apply here Proposal Objective: The Learns is a five-year USAID/Vietnam-funded project design to support USAID staff and implementing partners (IPs) to implement more efficient, effective and transparent programs by improving the capacity of USAID and IPs to monitor activities and achieve expected results through stronger data-use, and greater coordination, collaboration and learning (CLA). **Please Note: This is a local position. Only Vietnamese citizens are eligible to apply** Position Description: SI and its partner PeaPros are seeking a full-time Capacity Building Director who will be responsible for training of USAID Implementing Partners (IPs), USAID staff and select government partners on a wide variety of Monitoring, Evaluation, Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation skills to strengthen the overall effectiveness of USAID-funded activities in Vietnam. The Capacity Building Director position will be full-time, based in Hanoi, for the duration of the project and will supervise the Learns Capacity Building Specialist. Responsibilities:
  • Design and effective delivery of ongoing and ad-hoc skills & knowledge-building training events designed to develop the capacity of USAID implementing partners, government partners and/or USAID staff, in a wide variety of technical areas including:
  1. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (including DIS, DQA, AMELP, USAID ABCs…)
  2. Collaboration & Learning (including co-creation, learning symposiums…)
  3. Adaptive programming (including behavioral change communications, Theory of Change…)
  4. Change management and reflecting skills (including Pause & Reflect…)
  • Organize or actively support the of organization, the hosting or the facilitation of a wide variety of events including events led by the Learns M&E and CLA teams, whenever applicable.
  • Timely, useful and user-friendly measurements and analysis of the perceived effectiveness of Learns events for their ongoing adaptation/improvement based on audience feedback;
  • Collection and reporting of all data relevant to all training and event-related activities to meet accountability and USAID reporting requirements;
  • In charge the ongoing, timely and adaptive capacity-building of Learns staff and consultants (i.e. internal capacity-building and technical onboarding) in a variety of areas including compliance, USAID regulations, management and communication skills, etc. as may apply;
  • In charge of organizing or supporting the organization of Learns internal Pause & Reflect, coordination and learning events;
  • Ad-hoc or periodic support on Learns’ communication/learning/data-use related needs including visualizations, summaries and development of tools/platforms which may help reinforce skills-building, data-use, coordination, learning, collaboration, etc.…
  • Support Learns Knowledge Management practices and approaches within Learns and for USAID/Vietnam as a whole;
  • Keep continuously abreast of new capacity-building, skills transfer, collaboration tools, technics and approaches, and their application/adaptation to reinforce the effectiveness of Learns related efforts.
  • Master’s degree or higher is preferred in organizational development, social sciences, human resources, business management, international development, or other related disciplines required;
  • At least 5 years of experience with training, training design, facilitation, event planning or capacity-building, ideally with specific experience with experience-based learning technics;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and conduct highly interactive and adaptive events and/or trainings;
  • Experience with experience-based learning and associated pedagogy, strongly desired;
  • Highly adaptive, solutions-focused team player, with a demonstrated ability to adapt new methods and new tools;
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with a wide variety of actors and projects;
  • Familiarity with developing and/or using pre- and post-tests desirable;
  • Knowledge and experience related to USAID M&E policies and practices desired;
  • Familiarity with USAID capacity assessment tools desirable;
  • Familiarity and experience with Collaboration, Learning and Adaption desired;
  • Familiarity and experience with a variety of learning approaches desired;
  • Familiarity and experience with a variety of data-use and data-visualization tools platforms desired;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills required;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Vietnamese required.
Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. The closing date for application: March 13, 2020. Selection and interview will be performed constantly and interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls. Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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