Anticipated Start Date: February 1, 2021
Project: New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) Incubator (Partnerships Incubator)
Contract Duration: September 30, 2019 - September 29, 2022
The Kaizen Company is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally-driven, organizational and institutional performance improvements, and shift the development model into one that is bottom-up and ongoing. We leverage existing knowledge along with new technologies and innovative business models to support local reform that is sustained through market forces.
The Kaizen Company is seeking applications for the part-time consulting position of M&E Advisor for the three-year USAID-funded New Partnerships Initiative (NPI) Incubator (Partnerships Incubator).
About the Partnerships Incubator
The Partnerships Incubator seeks to build the capacity of USAID Missions and Operating Units to work with new and underutilized partners, including faith-based organizations, academic institutions, community-based organizations, and small businesses, as well as help prepare these organizations to work with USAID.
The M&E Advisor is a part-time consulting position for the Partnerships Incubator and will be responsible for supporting data collection and monitoring, analyzing and reporting against performance indicators. This position will also support the application of data quality standards, provide input to research design, document lessons learned and be available for M&E-related training/mentoring/coaching assignments.
Work location: Washington D.C. or virtually
- Bachelor’s degree (minimum) and 8 years of relevant work experience or a Master's degree and 6 years
- Demonstrated ability to provide performance management guidance and quality assurance direction at the program level
- Experience managing large, complex projects, including in overseas locations
- Extensive experience implementing one or more of Kaizen’s core service offerings
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interface with the clients on program issues
- Exceptional quantitative and qualitative analysis and performance evaluation skills
Qualified applicants should send a resume/CV outlining qualifications and the contact details of three references by January 6, 2021 to the link provided. No phone calls, please. Only finalists will be contacted.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Here at The Kaizen Company, we find strength in our diversity. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential. We know that we can only do development differently if we are open to and inclusive of new and unique perspectives. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, and sexual orientations to apply. Further, we urge parents and non-parents, married and unmarried, those from different or non-traditional educational backgrounds, and persons of all other diverse identities or experiences to apply. The Kaizen Company is an equal opportunity employer.