Collaboration, Learning and Adapting Lead

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Le Catholic Relief Services, USCCB, « CRS » Mali recrute le personnel ci-après pour son programme : Un (e) Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead-DFSA – H/F 

Les dossiers de candidature comportant un curriculum vitae détaillé, une lettre de motivation, un casier judiciaire en cours de validité (n’est obligatoire qu’une fois retenu au poste) et les contacts de trois personnes de références, dont celle du dernier emploi, doivent parvenir au plus tard le 30 Novembre 2019 à l’adresse email suivante : ml.recruit@crs.org avec comme objet : « Candidature au poste Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead-DFSA ». 

NB : Toute candidature ne comportant pas l’objet susmentionné ne sera pas considérée.   Seules les personnes retenues pour des tests seront contactées. 

Les candidatures féminines sont vivement encouragées. 

« Le CRS met un accent particulier sur les valeurs familiales, y compris les congés de maternité et de paternité, les politiques qui favorisent l’allaitement maternel exclusif, la disponibilité d’une crèche au bureau et le travail selon les heures flexibles dans la mesure du possible ».


Job Title: Collaboration, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Lead-DFSA, Mali

Area of Interest: Learning, Knowledge Management, Nutrition, Food Security, Gender, Program Quality

Position Type:  Full Time

Location:   National – Mopti, Mali

Salary Band:   09

Reports to:     Chief of Party, DFSA, Mali

Note: This position is contingent upon grant and candidate approvals by the donor. 

About CRS

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.


Catholic Relief Services (CRS)/Mali is preparing a response to the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) Request for Applications (RFA). The overall goal of the proposed program will be to improve food security and resilience of communities in conflict-affected areas through strengthening local systems and community participation in up to four regions of Mali: Mopti (all communes), Tombouctou (all communes), Gao (Gao and Ansongo cercles), and Segou (Niono cercle). The estimated timeframe for this program is October 2020 – September 2025.

Job Summary

The CLA Lead She/he will work closely with all staff to ensure collaboration and learning with other activities in the selected implementation area. S/he will ensure the activity includes active, intentional and adaptive learning within and across interventions, and will play a critical role in incorporating ‘refinement’ activities and learning into implementation. This includes but is not limited to U.S. Government, host country government, international donors, multilateral organizations, and private sector investments. Additionally, the CLA Lead will improve peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing and application, activity-based capacity strengthening, evidence and data utilization, and adaptive management both within and beyond initial refinement. The CLA Lead will also be expected to ensure appropriate and continued coordination and joint-planning with other USAID and donor activities, specifically the USAID Mali Resilience portfolio, host-government initiatives, and private sector engagement.

Qualifications and Skills

  • An advanced degree (PhD or Master’s) in communications, economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, bio-statistics, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subject.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in a development setting, preferably in the Sahel, with an international NGO. At least two years of experience as a supervisor.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating learning and knowledge sharing processes, in establishing and managing dynamic feedback systems to capture experiential learning and unintended consequences and fostering collaboration across teams or organizations.
  • Experience working with large international donors, USAID/FFP and/or USAID/FTF preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences (capacity strengthening) through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods, using adult learning methodologies.
  • Strong skills to facilitate learning events to ensure promising practices, success/failure factors, lessons learned, and recommendations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with groups.
  • Strategic communications, including producing publications and organizing public events.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and deliver required results in a timely and quality manner.
  • Flexibility to work both in a team and independently.
  • Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve others.
  • Cultural sensitivity, patience, flexibility and ability to work well in a multi-sectoral and multi-cultural team and to work closely, understand and support local Church partners.
  • Ability to work in a challenging and stressful environment with unexpected challenges.
  • Ability to travel for field missions for 25% level of effort as needed.
  • Excellent English and French language oral and written communication skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook required


This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

This position is conditional upon award of funding for the DFSA.

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