We are seeking for a Knowledge and Change Management Specialist in Washington, DC.
The objective of the Strengthening Approaches for Collective Action to Address Gender-Based Violence (SACAA-GBV) Task Order under the Analytical Services IV IDIQ is to strengthen the gender-based violence portfolio across the Agency through the development of strategic plans, research, training, and professional networking support. This Task Order directly contributes to USAID’s goal of promoting a path to self-reliance and resilience in developing countries by addressing gender-based violence (GBV), a cross-sectoral issue that inhibits inclusive economic growth, better health outcomes, democratic and stable societies, gender equality between men and women, and women’s empowerment.
The Knowledge and Change Management Specialist is responsible for:
- Develop and implement GBV-related knowledge management (KM) products and activities that help people learn from research evidence, programmatic experience and, subsequently, put that knowledge into practice in development programs.
- Develop and implement GBV-related products and activities that promote the buy-in, uptake, and implementation to promote change management
- Providing technical expertise and support to deliverables. This technical assistance may be called on for designing and delivering training modules, facilitating and conducting trainings onsite and online, and contributing technical content to program documents.
- Helps to develop reports, curricula, tools, web content, and other materials that synthesize knowledge gained from research and programs across the organization.
- Develop and/or strengthen institutional GBV Communities of Practice across technical sectors and geographies.
- Develop and promote a knowledge and change management strategy
- Develop and disseminate GBV Training Tools
- Support donor coordination
- Graduate degree (Master’s or higher) in organizational management, human resources, business, communications, gender, environment, international development, social sciences or related field or at least ten years of relevant experience in lieu of a graduate degree.
- Minimum of three (3) years of direct experience working on change management in government or similar institutions.
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills and experience building partnerships.
- Experience working in communications and strategic development, preferably on gender or social inclusion in developing country contexts
- Experience in reviewing and understanding gender analyses, researching gender-related reports, and writing reports, documents, and other knowledge products on gender.
- Experience in curriculum development, workforce capacity-building, and training delivery for web-based and virtual learning opportunities.
- Knowledge of appropriate, cost-effective quantitative and qualitative methodologies for evaluating outcomes.
- Demonstrated excellence in data collection and analysis.
- Demonstrated excellence in administrative support, including but not limited to producing contract-related correspondence, scheduling meetings and reservations, assisting with travel logistics, providing program management support.
- Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communications.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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