The Foundation is pleased to announce a job opening for a Learning & Evaluation Officer. The Learning & Evaluation Officer will play an integral role in helping assess the Foundation's progress and impact, while supporting staff in using evaluative thinking, evidence and learning practices to accelerate progress towards the organization's mission. This position is a key member of the Foundation with responsibility for supporting teams around the development and refinement of strategy, designing and managing a portfolio of evaluation projects to assess strategy, and facilitating learning across time.
Ideal candidates will connect with our mission and cornerstones and proactively identify opportunities to advance our mission while remaining grounded in the day-to-day responsibilities. They will have expertise in leading the design and implementation of a broad portfolio of evaluation projects intended to inform strategy, a strong background in engaging with staff who have varying levels of experience with evaluation and learning, put equity at the heart of the work we do as a team, and have the ability to thrive in a rapidly changing work environment. They will be able to integrate concepts around strategy formation, systems thinking, complexity and adaptive/emergent strategy. Creative problem solving, critical thinking and effective communication are also a must.
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional skills in evaluative and strategic thinking. A minimum of five years’ experience leading the design and oversight of a portfolio of evaluation projects is required.
If you or someone you know is a evaluation professional seeking a unique opportunity to engage with learning, evaluation and organizational strategy, please visit our website to learn more and apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.
The application for this position closes on Sunday, Sept. 8.
The Foundation is committed to and intentional about diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we invite qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.