Save the Children is seeking a Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Ethiopia. The goal of the Activity is to improve food and nutrition security and resilience among poor and chronically vulnerable households and communities in a sustainable manner. The program will coordinate closely with, and represent a contrition to, the Government of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Nets Programme (PNSP). Hiring is contingent upon successful award of the program and USAID approval of the candidate.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
The proposed program will be an integrated, multi-sectoral food and nutrition security intervention. The CLA Lead will work closely with the Food Security Technical Coordinator/Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) ,the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead, and the thematic leads to ensure collaboration and linkages with external stakeholders across the program’s intervention areas, as well as to integrate active and intentional adaptive management exercises. The Advisor is responsible for: identifying and promoting linkages between Activity interventions and those conducted through other programs, institutions and stakeholders in the implementation area; maximizing program impact and sustainability; establishing and implementing a program learning agenda; and ensuring strong CLA processes and activities within the program.
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