Capacity Building & Learning Coordinator, USAID / Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Activity (MELA), Nigeria

at Social Impact (SI)
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Date Posted October 29, 2020
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency NGN


Proposal Objective

  • The anticipated scope of the five-year project is to support USAID / Nigeria staff and partners to implement more efficient, effective, and transparent activities by improving: (1) USAID and Implementing Partner’s (IP) capacity to achieve expected results; (2) USAID’s understanding and tracking of activity and project performance; and (3) Mission and activity ability to collaborate, learn, and adapt (CLA). The award of this contract is anticipated in April 2021.

Position Description

  • Social Impact is seeking a Capacity Building & Learning Coordinator to provide high-quality capacity building and learning services in support of USAID/Nigeria’s evidence-based decision-making across its portfolio.
  • This is a full-time position to be based in Abuja for the five-year period of performance, contingent upon contract award in 2021.


  • Coordinate and help facilitate learning and capacity building events for USAID Mission staff and partner organizations,  including managing event logistics, set-up, and oversight.
  • Support tasks in knowledge management and sharing of best practices across USAID sectors and activities.
  • Support and adapt the development of training materials to meet USAID-specific needs.
  • As needed, provide programmatic and logistical support to the Learning & Institutional Capacity Advisor as well as the broader technical team.


  • Master's degree with at least two years of relevant work experience, or a Bachelor's degree with four years of work experience.
  • Experience providing administrative and logistical support as well as planning learning events, workshops, and trainings on USAID-funded projects.
  • Strong skills in monitoring, evaluation, and learning desired.
  • Knowledge of USAID CLA approaches and tools an asset.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Impeccable training facilitation and presentation skills.

Applying Instructions

Method of Application


  • Only candidates with Nigerian citizenship will be considered.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Interested and qualified? Go to Social Impact (SI) on to apply

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