Overall purpose of the job

This is a senior position at IIDC whose purpose is to support IIDC implementing partners to innovate, adapt and scale up evidence based and impact oriented programmes and approaches to addressing social development problems.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

1. Spearheading IIDC’s technical support to partners in the development and
implementation of adaptation and scale up strategies and programmes.

a) Provide leadership and mentorship on adaptation and scale up including providing
technical advise to partners to select appropriate scale up pathways;

b) Spearhead networking and connecting partners to governments as well as coordinating
advocacy meetings with governments in support of scale up of partners’ approaches;

c) Support the strategic collaboration activities among IIDC partners to train and orient
adaptation teams in support of scaling up evidence-based approaches;

d) Support IIDC partners in tracking and documenting adaptation and scale up processes.

2. Instituting, coordinating and maintaining collaborative/ joint learning initiatives and
programmes among partners.

a) Support IIDC partners to establish systems for organizational praxis to strengthen the
learning-centred approach;

b) Establish and maintain vibrant communities of practices on various thematic issues with IIDC partners;

c) Organise regular learning convenings including preparation of convening concepts;
suggesting learning themes and speakers in consultation with technical experts; preparing
the learning information booklets; guiding presenters to prepare their presentations,
supervising administration staff in making logistical arrangements and suggesting the
learning methods among others;

d) Spearhead the process of documenting and writing learning/convening reports and sharing learning with different actors;

e) Spearhead networking and connecting IIDC partners to learning networks and global
learning platforms.

3. Strengthening the learning and impact orientation of IIDC and partners

a) Strengthen IIDC’s organizational approach to learning and impact orientation.
b) Provide mentorship to IIDC partners in becoming learning-centred and promoting a culture of learning within their organizations.
c) Co -providing technical assistance and capacity development to partners in the area of MEL.

Support in resource mobilization efforts of IIDC.

Required Competences

• Programme design (approaches and processes)
• Monitoring and evaluation (Systems, methods and tools)
• Research and evidence generation (Methods and tools)
• Training and facilitation


At least 10years’ work experience and practical expertise in the following:

• Capacity development and technical assistance programming and delivery
• Designing and implementing programme adaptation and scale up initiatives
• Working with and supporting government departments and agencies
• Organizing and executing learning events and processes including communities of practice
Experience in child rights related programming is a highly added advantage.


a) At least an advanced degree in either Development Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme design and Management or a related field.
b) Strong grounding in social research methodologies and methods is a must.
Specialized training in adult learning approaches and methods is a highly added advantage.

How to Apply

In case you are interested and qualify for the position, please e-mail a one page
application/cover letter plus a CV to admin@iidcug.org and type the title “Application for the position of LAS-TA” as the subject line. Deadline for receiving applications is 15th January 2021.

The Finance and Administration Manager,
Impact and Innovations Development Centre,
P.O. Box 27516, Kampala Uganda

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted