Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Advisor Non-profit Careers – FHI 360

Organization: FHI 360
Project Name: USAID Health Systems Strengthening Activity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization
dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally
driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s
diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60
offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID Project:
FHI 360 is implementing a five-year, USAID Health Systems Strengthening
Activity (HSS). The UHSS activity will focus on systems strengthening
interventions at the national level focusing on key government and
non-government institutions and actors, and at the subnational level focusing
on regional, district and local government structures, all of which impact
quality of health service delivery at the health facility and community level.
The activity will predominantly work with targeted health sector institutions
in the Ministry of Health such as planning department, community health
department, human resource department, regional referral hospitals including
their governance structures, district health teams and health facility
management and staff, as well as the private health sector governance and other
key organizations in the health system.
Job Summary: The
Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Advisor collaborates with the core
team of technical advisors who manage implementation in their assigned areas
and assure program quality in collaboration with project implementation and
technical partners. The CLA Advisor measures program results and utilizes the
knowledge to develop a comprehensive learning agenda and dynamic results chain
to further inform program adaptation and sequencing and cost effectives of the
USAID’s and GoU’s investments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Steer the development
    of the program’s results measurement initiatives and learning/evaluation
    plan, including a detailed but realistic learning agenda, a core package
    of learning products, and processes and clear integration with the M&E
    work plan.
  • Manage programs
    results measurement systems, including the programs results chains, and
    coordinate with partners to inform program learning and support FHI360’s
    adaptive management approach
  • Lead staff and
    partners in regular reviews of program activities to reflect on
    programmatic learning based on implementation experience and monitoring
    data, to review and revise results chains and theories of change, and
    suggest programmatic changes
  • Coordinate with key
    stakeholders at USAID and programs to channel lessons learned into USAID’s
    results management and communications strategy and to inform USAID’s
    strategic planning anti program design.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the
    USAID Project job placement must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant
  • At least seven years
    of experience in progressively more senior roles in monitoring and
    evaluation, adaptive management, learning and knowledge management.
  • Previous experience
    working on a USAID-funded program or other large, bi-lateral donor agency
  • Experience using
    collaboration, learning, and adaptation techniques is required; experience
    with CLA to scale up and build sustainability is a strong advantage.
  • Proven ability to
    build and maintain partnerships and productive working relationships with
    a wide variety of stakeholders.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the CHC Project
should send a cover letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic
transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: The Human Resource
Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by
email to: fhi360_uganda-info@fhi360.org
Deadline: 12th March 2018
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