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Strategic Learning Advisor (SLA), Somalia Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA)

World Vision

World Vision International

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As Strategic Learning Advisor (SLA), Somalia Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA), you are expected to dedicate significant time and expertise to enhancing coordination, complementarity and coherence of activities involving the target population(s), including toward the improvement of linkages across the HDP nexus. You will work closely with all staff to ensure principles of collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) are applied, including but not limited to scenario planning, TOC use and refinement, and on-going pause-and-reflect opportunities. You will ensure the activity includes active, intentional, and adaptive learning within and across components of the graduation approach and will play a critical role in incorporating refinement activities and learning into implementation. You will improve community engagement, peer-to-peer learning, knowledge capture, sharing and application, activity-based capacity strengthening, and evidence and data utilization in support of adaptive management both within and beyond the Contextualization Period.

With an emphasis on collaboration, learning, and adaptation, you will foster knowledge management, capacity strengthening and using data for decision making.

Requirements include:

  • An advanced degree (PhD or Master’s) in economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, biostatistics; public health, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subject.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience with multi-sectoral programs.
  • At least five (5) years of which must be in the Horn of Africa
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating learning and knowledge-sharing processes, in establishing and managing dynamic feedback systems to capture experiential learning and unintended consequences, leading participatory learning and action, and facilitating collaborative problem-solving.
  • Previous experience in leading the learning component in a large USAID grant including Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA), Development Food Security Activity (DFSA), Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi-Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and other language(s).
  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

How to apply

Is this the job for you?

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date 22 FEB 2024.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

Deadline: 22-Feb-24

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