Collaboration, Learning & Adapting Advisor, CLAMP-2 At INTEGRITY


Introducing Integrity

Integrity is an ethical consultancy and service provider working in challenging and complex environments around the globe.

We help our clients succeed in fragile and challenging environments while building trust and understanding as the basis for transformative change. We work across all phases of the program and project cycle, delivering eleven complementary services: monitoring, evaluation and learning / data and knowledge management / research, evidence and analysis / advisory / project management / communications / risk management / technical assistance / capability and capacity development / stakeholder engagement / grant and fund management. Our services are underpinned by the principles on which we were founded, a commitment to providing reliable information and evidence, and expert and high-quality delivery.

Headquartered in London and Washington DC, Integrity also has offices in Jordan, Kenya, and Pakistan. Our multi-national team of over 80 deliver multi-year projects, programs and consulting assignments to a wide range of government clients, international organizations, foundations and private sector clients.

VISION: To set the international standard for ethically delivered expert services in complex and challenging contexts.

MISSION: We use evidence and learning to provide trusted advice and enable change for a sustainable future.

VALUES:

• Courage: We work on many of the world’s most complex problems. We stand against violence in all its forms. We are unafraid to stand up to illegal or unethical practices.

• Objectivity: We challenge conventional thinking. Our recommendations are not based on assumptions or ideology but evidence and learning.

• Diligence: We incorporate our best individual and collective intellect through rigor, reflection, and collaboration.

• Accountability: We take responsibility for the quality of our work and performance. We hold ourselves to account through clear policy and process, sustained by long-term profitability.

• Sensitivity: We understand the impact of our presence and our work, empathize with people’s situations, and commit to do no harm.

ETHICS: Integrity upholds the highest ethical standards in our work, our employment of staff and our interaction with people. Through adherence to our core values, we ensure the best possible service, and benefit the communities amongst whom we work.

We commit to building a diverse and inclusive organization where all feel safe and able to progress, contribute and be heard, regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, marital or parental status.

Further information about Integrity can be found at www.integrityglobal.com.

Project Background

The USAID/West Africa Regional Economic Growth Collaborating, Learning, & Adapting and Monitoring Platform (CLAMP) Activity will support the USAID/West Africa Regional Mission and their implementing partners (IPs) to through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) service delivery, MEL capacity strengthening, and enhanced Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA). Anticipated activities may include performance monitoring, program evaluation, and learning, in addition to strategic information support services to USAID/West Africa and their IPs across the Mission’s Economic Growth portfolio.

Scope of Work

Integrity is looking for a Collaboration, Learning and Adapting Advisor for the CLAMP Activity. The multi-year project will provide a range of monitoring, evaluation, learning, and adaptive management services to the USAID/West Africa’s Regional Economic Growth Office (REGO) and their implementing partners (IPs) across the Mission’s regional economic growth portfolio in alignment with the Regional Development Cooperation Strategy. The CLA Advisor will be CLAMP’s point person on Collaboration, Learning and Adapting. In this context, the person will provide technical support to CLAMP in the conception, design, development, and implementation of CLA related tasks.

Terms of Reference

  • Support USAID/West Africa REGO’s IPs in developing and implementing appropriate CLA tools.
  • Lead learning, knowledge management, and adaptive programming activities under the CLAMP Activity.
  • Facilitate strong CLA management practices in USAID West Africa/REGO processes and throughout the program cycle.
  • Serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, assist in identifying and responding to key learning issues, and coordinate efforts amongst IPs working in common intermediate results (IRs).
  • Develop and implement a learning plan for REGO’s IPs that outlines key learning questions, stakeholders and their roles, and broad stakeholder engagement at multiple levels. Support strategic communications, including producing publications and organizing public events with partners and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct business process re-engineering, including assisting in negotiating change management around monitoring, evaluation, and learning related issues.
  • Lead facilitation, including facilitating processes and workshops, facilitating learning, collaboration, and coordination among implementing partners and other collaborators with the greatest impact on results. Also, producing reflections on the implications of new learning, developing product plans for adapting programs accordingly, establishing a network of key stakeholders and organize periodic, appropriate opportunities for USAID to interact with them based on strategy implementation and evidence-based experience.

Your Experience and Expertise

  • Master’s degree in a field related to development assistance or organizational learning such as economics or development studies, public, business, or development administration, knowledge management.
  • Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, project design, facilitation of learning, and knowledge management, including experience in applying learning to improve international development programs and systems change for adaptive management of development organizations or agencies.
  • Previous experience with MEL/CLA on USAID activities in West Africa focused on agriculture, trade and investment, environment, and natural resource management strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-country and multi-cultural setting as demonstrated by past experience.

Languages

  • Exceptional writing skills, with ability to write and speak persuasive, clear, and compelling narrative in English.
  • Fluency in French preferred.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form at www.integrityglobal.com/apply and attach a CV and Cover Letter, explaining why you are suitable for and want the role. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is 3rd November 2023.However, we will review candidates on a rolling basis and the vacancy may be filled before this deadline. We encourage early applications. Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Integrity is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, marital or parental status. We will respect your confidentiality and abide by data protection laws.

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