Co-Facilitator, USAID/RDMA Mekong Safeguard Pause and Reflect (P&R) Workshop At Social Impact


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.

Project Objective:

Under the Asia Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation (ALME) IDIQ contract, USAID/Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) has engaged Social Impact under a Task Order Service Request to design, organize, and facilitate services for a Pause and Reflect (P&R) workshop for the USAID and Australia Mekong Safeguards Program. The P&R workshop will provide a timely opportunity to explore how the collaboration between USAID and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) adds value to the Program.

The objectives of this P&R workshop are to:

  • understand what has worked well;
  • discuss challenges;
  • identify areas for improvement and appropriate directions moving forward; and
  • incorporate lessons learned to enhance performance of the Program.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Co-Facilitator to work with the Lead Facilitator for this activity. The Co-Facilitator must have a track record of facilitating similar events with multi-disciplinary, multicultural participants. This is a part-time consulting position with a period of performance from February through May 2022.

Please note: Only candidates currently located in Southeast Asia will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with USAID/RDMA to design an approach/methodology for the workshops and select/identify key l earning questions for discussion and detailed agenda.
  • Co-facilitate workshops virtually and/or in-person based on the agreed upon agenda, workshop objectives, and outputs, incorporating best practices and lessons learned from SI co-creation workshops for USAID/RDMA.
  • Assist in coordinating the day-to-day activities of the workshop, including presenting key points of discussions from the previous day(s), knowledge capture, dissemination of event content to participants, and sharing brief notes on workshop outcomes.
  • Work with RDMA to facilitate discussions among USAID, DFAT, implementing partners, and stakeholders to discuss achievements to date, lessons learned, and adaptive management.
  • Work with RDMA to facilitate discussions with other stakeholders and target beneficiaries (approximately 8-10 organizations).
  • Assist in organizing a rolling set of virtual or hybrid weekly meetings over the period of performance.
  • For virtual meetings, arrange appropriate virtual meeting platform(s) using an interactive and peer-to-peer approach for the workshops.
  • Oversee logistical arrangements as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and at least six years of experience in a relevant discipline; OR a bachelor’s degree and at least eight years of experience in a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated track record of facilitating similar events with multi-disciplinary, multicultural participants.
  • Extensive facilitation experience in Southeast Asia required.
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental sectors in the Mekong region preferred.
  • Previous work with USAID or USG preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in English, particularly in speaking and writing, is required.

How to apply

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 apply for the position, please visit our website: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=3982

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.

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