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The Carter Center: Associate Director, Strategy, Innovation, and Learning

Job Number
125619
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
The Carter Center
Department
The Carter Center
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Atlanta
Location : Name
Carter Center

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The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.  

 

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.

 

SUMMARY:

 

The Strategy, Innovation, and Learning Associate Director (SIL AD) is responsible for the design and implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) requirements through the project cycle, under the technical supervision and guidance of the SIL Director, including the implementation of an organization-wide project performance information management system. Works closely with program teams providing guidance and technical support for the implementation of MEL requirements and system adoption. This role may provide support and guidance to team members on initiatives managed under SIL, including but not limited to the implementation of the strategic plan, the innovation hub, and the project approval process, while ensuring alignment with team objectives and responsibilities May supervise staff, interns, and consultants conducting specialized monitoring and evaluation initiatives.  Due to the travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.

 

FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Strategy, Innovation, and Learning Associate Director (SIL AD) is responsible for the design and implementation of The Carter Center's Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) requirements through the project cycle, under the technical supervision and guidance of the SIL Director, including the implementation of an organization-wide project performance information management system.
  • Works closely with program teams providing guidance and technical support for the implementation of MEL requirements and system adoption.
  • Advises on other initiatives managed under the SIL to include the implementation of the strategic plan, the innovation hub, and the project approval process.
  • May supervise staff, interns, and consultants conducting specialized monitoring and evaluation initiatives.
  • Due to the travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in social research, evaluation, measurement, statistics, demography, public policy, economics, or another relevant field, and seven years of monitoring, evaluation, and learning experience in international development or humanitarian assistance, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience implementing agency-wide Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) initiatives
  • Experience in the implementation and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for MEAL.
  • Experience with international organizations and federal grant/contract MEAL requirements.
  • PMD Pro, MEAL DPRO certifications or similar are highly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Spanish, French, or Arabic is a plus.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines.  All non-exempt employees must reside within the state of Georgia. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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