Collaborating Learning Adapting Officer
Creative Associates International
Sokoto, NG
54m ago
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Job title : Collaborating Learning Adapting Officer jobs in Sokoto Job Location : Sokoto Deadline : August 14, 2022

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  • Job ID : 2022-2613

    Category : Program Management

    Program Description

  • Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and in close partnership with federal partners and selected Nigeria states (designated as legacy Bauchi and Sokoto , launching and technical assistance), the five-year Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN) project will support sustainable improvements in reading outcomes for first and second grade pupils.
  • The goal of LEARN is to strengthen and scale early grade reading (EGR) best practice by ensuring that standards-based, context-appropriate assessment, materials, training, and administrative supports needed to improve literacy skills for P1-2 pupils are embedded within the federal policy, funding, and monitoring frameworks, and state and local authorities have the implementation protocols, capacity, and resources to carry out and sustain standards-based, data-driven EGR reform.
  • The project objective is to instill ownership in and build capacity of school-community, local, state, and federal systems to establish a base for adequate, consistent data-driven funding, monitoring and performance that increase the equity, inclusion, and wellbeing necessary to achieve sustained EGR gains.
  • LEARN will therefore be building on lessons learned from prior reading programs in Nigeria to introduce a flexible, cost-efficient EGR intervention model that can be tailored to state contexts .

    Position Summary

  • Provide state-based support for CLA activities, adaptive management, and cyclical project learning.
  • Reporting & Supervision :

  • CLA Officer report to MERLA Officer with dotted line reporting to the CLA Advisor.
  • Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities :

  • Work with Senior MERLA Advisor and other Abuja-based staff, and MERLA Officer, to plan, schedule, and implement all CLA activities with state and local counterparts.
  • Work closely with CLA Advisor and state-based MERLA Officer to plan, schedule, and implement all CLA activities with state and local counterparts.
  • Support extraction of lessons and insights at the state-level into actionable recommendations and plans for program improvements.
  • Support CLA plans and activities for ensuring learning is fed back to LEARN advisors and government counterpart for adaptation of approaches and interventions.
  • Engage stakeholders on findings from situational analyses and contextual data / information for group analysis, interpretation, dialogue and a holistic perspective.
  • Support capacity building for local actors at the state level to promote evidence-based, knowledge-driven adaptive practices.
  • Attend MERLA team and CLA team meetings to plan, coordinate and report on MERLA and CLA activities.
  • Support state level technical report writing and documentation activities.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Required Skills & Qualifications :

  • Undergraduate Degree in Education, Statistics, or related field preferred, required.
  • At least three years experience relevant to this position required, with at least two years with supporting adaptive management and cyclical project learning with program teams
  • International development experience, particularly in adaptive management or project learning
  • Strong planning, organization, critical and strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills with a dynamic, engaging facilitation style.
  • Prior experience with supporting civil society-based monitoring of literacy outcomes is required.
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English required.
  • Proficiency in Hausa, Igbo, or Yoruba preferred.
  • Preferred Experience & Skills :

  • Previous experience in similar role.
  • Proven experience directly and indirectly supervising and managing staff and teams.
  • Experience with a USAID-funded or other international organization implementing a program operating in insecure areas is desired.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent record keeping, and documentation skills are required.
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