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Director of Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting

About Kaizen

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 establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.

We leverage existing knowledge, technology, new media, and local peer networks to support local reforms. Since our inception, we have provided support to more than 100 government, private-sector, and non-profit organizations in markets worldwide. We have created solutions that achieve outcomes across a broad range of sectors including education, governance, economic growth, environment and water, energy, and global law enforcement.

Scope and Objectives

The Kaizen Company is seeking a Director of Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) for an upcoming USAID-funded project focused on the Organizational Development of USAID/Uganda. The project seeks to support in building the existing “Mission of Leaders” activity and fortify USAID’s performance in implementing its 2017 to 2021 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) in an adaptive, iterative manner.

The Director of CLA will facilitate effective collaboration between and among USAID and its partners, including by leading efforts to extend USAID’s organizational development initiatives to other stakeholders; collaborating with USAID and its other support contractors and Implementing Partners (IP) to develop USAID’s agenda for organizational development learning, leading efforts to monitor progress toward learning agenda objectives, facilitating the analysis and conclusions of data from monitoring and other sources; and facilitate USAID’s engagement with cutting edge practitioners of organizational development.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master’s degree in a field such as international development, organizational development, education, public administration, or public policy
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in organizational development, adult learning, or a related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience living and working in a developing country, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa

Desired:

  • Two (2) testimonials of organizational development, adult education, coaching and/or counseling successes
  • Three (3) satisfactory past performance references from former supervisors, subordinates and/or clients
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