Social Impact - SI

Learning Specialist, USAID/Jordan Knowledge, Monitoring, Evidence, Learning, and Research Activity (KMELRA)

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Last update: Apr 16, 2024 Last update: Apr 16, 2024


Deadline: May 31, 2024
Location: Jordan
Organization: Social Impact - SI
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Arabic, English Arabic, English
Work experience:Min 5 years
Date posted: Apr 16, 2024
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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Learning Specialist, USAID/Jordan Knowledge, Monitoring, Evidence, Learning, and Research Activity (KMELRA), Jordan

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is bidding on the upcoming USAID/Jordan KMELRA project, intended to be an umbrella mechanism providing USAID/Jordan with empirical data on program effectiveness, deepen accountability, foster learning, and knowledge management, and improve Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) capacity within USAID/Jordan Mission and Jordan in general. The Activity will be designed to advance USAID localization agenda and promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) goals.

Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a full-time Jordanian Learning Specialist to support collaboration, learning and adapting activities for the contract.

This will be a full-time position based in Amman, Jordan for the duration of the contract, contingent upon contract award. The anticipated award date for the proposal is Fall 2024.

Please submit your CV in English for best consideration of your candidacy. CVs must not exceed a maximum of 10 pages.

Only candidates with Jordanian citizenship are eligible to apply.


  • Support Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) services and activities on the contract, including learning events, learning agenda development, facilitation of workshops, and/or MEL training.
  • Gather, synthesize, and create systems for maintaining and disseminating key information.
  • Support knowledge management strategies to ensure lessons learned and best practices are stored and shared with USAID, stakeholders and implementing partners.
  • Support external and internal collaboration strategies with implementing partners, USAID, and other partnership opportunities, including the private sector.
  • Support facilitation of high-level discussions among USAID staff and partners regarding learning and adaptive management.
  • Support organizational change management and coaching tasks for USAID staff.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in international development, international affairs, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, organizational management, or communications, or a related field.
  • At least five years of experience in areas including facilitation and training, coaching and mentoring, organizational change management, learning and adaptive management approaches, communication of M&E findings and recommendations, and learning methods and tools for utilizing and disseminating monitoring, research, and evaluation results.
  • Experience serving in a similar position supporting USAID Missions or USAID implementing partners in collaboration, adaptive management, and/or facilitation of learning.
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donors, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners.
  • Familiarity of USAID CLA framework, Evaluation Policy, and other initiatives.
  • Professional proficiency in oral and written English, and fluency in Standard Arabic.
  • A commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive work and learning environment.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website:

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.