ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantage Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.
The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL)/Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist will serve as a vital member of Power Africa’s Program Office, reporting directly to the MEL Team Lead. The Specialist will specifically support Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and KM. The Specialist will dialogue with senior management at relevant Posts and in Washington on all performance- related issues, including those that may impact policy and programmatic decisions. The Specialist is responsible for assisting, advising and building the capacity of the Coordinator’s Office, the implementing partners (IPs), and other U.S. Government agencies to implement and operationalize the Power Africa MEL system. The individual must possess a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures. The individual must also have proven experience in designing and implementing CLA and KM activities within the USG.
The Specialist will support all data collection and reporting requirements, including the annual USAID Performance Plan and Report (PPR), the Power Africa annual report, and other reporting requirements. The Specialist will serve as a technical advisor and capacity builder on MEL issues to the DC-based team primarily as well as the Pretoria team as needed. In addition, the Specialist is involved in building upon, reinforcing and enhancing a KM system that includes but is not limited to, organizing and curating tools and resources related to MEL, establishing processes to share lessons learned and best practices across Power Africa, and building the team’s capacity to make data driven management decisions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.