Social Impact - SI

Capacity Building 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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Capacity Building 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 Capacity Building Specialist to support capacity building and training activities to implementing partners and USAID/Jordan staff under this anticipated project.

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 the development and implementation of the activities related to training and capacity building in MEL.
  • Support in the capacity development of USAID/Jordan staff and stakeholders to perform high-quality performance monitoring and verification, evaluations, and assessments.
  • Support in capacity development of local implementing partners and government officials to improve the effectiveness of performance management, projects and M&E plans using best practices.
  • Foster strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, serve as a convener for dialogue and learning around emerging issues, and coordinate efforts among partners.
  • Assist and play a role in producing reports, such as quarterly and annual reports, training manuals and reports arising from its activities as required by USAID.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in research methods, statistics, public health, demography, social science research, or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in M&E capacity building and training at the organization and individual level.
  • Experience serving in a similar position supporting USAID Missions or USAID implementing partners in M&E capacity development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with Jordanian counterparts and government officials.
  • Familiarity with USAID’s objectives, approaches, and operations, particularly as they relate to M&E.
  • 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.