Senior Manager, Design, Learning, and Impact – Women Deliver

Senior Manager, Design, Learning, and Impact

Location: Flexible, with the ability to work core EST hours
Status: Full-time, Permanent if based in the US; Consultancy if based outside the US
Salary: $100,000 to $115,000 + Full Benefits
Posted: August 8, 2023
Priority Deadline: August 21, 2023 (applications will then be reviewed on a rolling basis)

Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment — political and financial — in the lives of girls and women worldwide. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives. We know that investing in girls and women will deliver progress for all.

Summary of the Position:

The Senior Manager, Design, Learning & Impact, is responsible for leading the design, learning, and impact measurement processes for Women Deliver’s initiatives and work streams. They will guide the organization and its teams through work stream vision and design processes, assess the impact of current WD work streams, provide recommendations for improvement, and provide strategic revision to the organization’s overall strategy.  They will collaborate with various stakeholders, including the President & CEO, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Lead, and work stream leads, to evolve WD’s institutional results-framework and devise tools to measure and assess impact and make evidence-based decisions around the WD’s work. The initial phase of their work will focus on leading the organization’s after-action review of the WD2023 Conference — as it relates to supporting the design and development of new work streams for the organization.

This position reports directly to the President & CEO.


Organization Strategy & Work Stream Design

  • Collaborates with President & CEO and for the assessment and review of current WD strategy, initiatives and work streams;
  • Conducts needs assessments and research to identify gaps and determine work stream and initiative objectives and impact;
  • Develops and designs comprehensive initiatives, including goals, objectives, activities, and timelines for implementation;
  • Collaborates internally with program teams and external partners to ensure program alignment with organizational mission and objectives;
  • Incorporates evidence-based practices and evaluation framework concepts into program design.

Institutional Learning and Impact

  • Commissions the formal evaluations and reviews of WD initiatives and workstreams as needed and directed;
  • Develops and implements evaluation plans for the organization, including data collection methods, tools, and analysis procedures;
  • Monitors initiative implementation to ensure effectiveness and quality of work;
  • Collaborates with MEL champs to collect, analyze, and interpret initiative data in order to access outcomes, impact, and effectiveness;
  • Identifies and addresses program challenges and proposes necessary modifications for improvement;
  • Prepares and presents regular reports and presentations on program performance and evaluation findings to appropriate stakeholders

Data Management & Analysis

  • Manages program data collection and storage systems, ensuring data accuracy, confidentiality, and compliance;
  • Conducts quantitative and qualitative data analysis using the appropriate tools;
  • Effectively communicates program outcomes and insights;
  • Synthesizes research findings to inform program design and evaluation activities;
  • Engages appropriate stakeholders in program design, evaluation planning, and data interpretation;
  • Provides technical assistance and capacity-building support to program staff and partners in data collection, monitoring, and evaluation practices;
  • Performs other projects and assignments as directed by the President & CEO

Qualifications, Skills, Education, and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of related, progressively responsible work experience;
  • Proven experience in program design, development, and evaluation in non-profit or similar setting;
  • Strong knowledge of program evaluation methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative research methods;
  • Proficiency in data analysis software and data visualization tools;
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practices and evaluation frameworks;
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills;
  • Must be highly organized, with a strong work ethic and attentive to detail;
  • Strong experience in project management and ability to handle multiple projects and tasks with frequently shifting priorities;
  • Must be able to work proactively and independently, multi-task, and work under tight deadlines;
  • Collaborative and team-oriented approach with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders;
  • Substantive knowledge base in the gender equality (or similar) space preferred;
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally, if needed.



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