Knowledge Management & Learning Specialist

CAMRIS

CAMRIS is an adaptive solutions provider to federal government agencies in the fields of military health and research, public health, and international development. CAMRIS accelerates research and development, and delivers program management prowess, technical talent management, and compliance infrastructure in domestic and international environments. With over 60 years of experience in over 100 countries, and unrivaled expertise in partnering with…

Job Information

  • icon
    Duty Station Kathmandu
  • icon
    Type of Appointment Full time
  • icon
    No. of Openings 1 opening
  • icon
    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
  • icon
    Job Level : Mid-Level
  • icon
    Job Experience : 7+ Years
  • icon
    Job Category Development & Project
  • icon
    Job Qualification : Master
  • icon
    Posted Date : Mar 20, 2022

Job Description

Work Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 100 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.

We are seeking experienced KML Specialist to assist with our team’s implementation of USAID/Nepal’s Learning for Development (L4Dev) Contract in Kathmandu, Nepal. The contract is anticipated to start in July 2022. The KML Specialist is responsible for assisting and advising the program, USAID, and implementing partners on techniques and tools to capture, manage and use knowledge and adapt programs, activities, and their processes based on the learning and evidence.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV/resume to nepaljobs@camris.com. Please reference the position name in the subject line.

Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate and coordinate with various stakeholders and implement design strategies that help the USAID Mission and implementing partners to capture, manage and use knowledge and adapt programs, activities, and their processes based on the learning and evidence;
  • Assist Mission and technical teams to design and implement activities to answer the learning questions in the program management plan;
  • Implement strategies to promote cross-office learning in the Mission as well among the IPs;
  • Lead/oversee review of activity level MEL plans;
  • Support program activities by reviewing reporting methods, carrying out training, designing data collection and reporting tools, and advising USAID and project teams on their monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Serve as a point of contact for one of the technical teams in the Mission;
  • Develop strategies to assist with the consolidation of data and information from existing USAID/Nepal systems and data repositories;
  • Lead organization and facilitation of learning summits and other learning and knowledge-sharing events that bring together implementing partners, Government of Nepal officials, other donors, academics, private sector actors, and other relevant stakeholders on cross-cutting themes;
  • Facilitate pause and reflect sessions for the Mission, sectoral working groups as per Mission’s needs;
  • Facilitate “collaboration, learning, and adapting” maturity self-assessment sessions for the Mission teams and IPs, and support the action planning process; and
  • Closely coordinate with the program management team at the company’s headquarters

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s Degree or international equivalent or higher in relevant field;
  • Minimum of 7 years of programmatic management experience with donor-funded programs, previous experience managing USAID-funded programs strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated skills in qualitative and quantitative data collection, data management and analysis, including knowledge of computer software used in USAID monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Experience applying USAID’s Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Framework;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID’s Evaluation Policy and Journey to Self-Reliance (JS2R);
  • Experience with USAID’s Development Data Library (DDL) required, experience with Development Information Solution (DIS) preferred;
  • Experience and expertise in one of the technical sectors of USAID/Nepal (democracy and governance, health, education, food security and agriculture, economic growth, natural resource management, disaster risk reduction) in addition to the MEL experience and expertise, preferred;
  • Prior experience coordinating and working effectively with US Government personnel, local government personnel, partners, and other program stakeholders;
  • Experience building partnerships with government representatives, donors, private sector partners, and community organizations;
  • Fluency in English (Level 4 – Advance Professional Proficiency or higher); and
  • Ability to manage and provide inputs on budgets, data collection and management, and program implementation.

How to Apply

CAMRIS International, LLC offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at CAMRIS.com. CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law.