Global Learning and Adaptive Management (GLAM) Project Leads

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Crown Agents USA Inc


  • Washington, DC
  • United Kingdom

Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Project Director and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Specialist for the upcoming Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) program. The Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) program will support adaptive management in DFID and USAID programs. It will also establish a center for learning about adaptive management.


Our Business

Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 11 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. 

Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services  to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world.  Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Department of State (DOS), and the Gates Foundation.


Role & Responsibilities:

The Project Director will lead the adaptive and innovative team in designing and implementing adaptive management strategies for USAID and DFID-funded programs. S/he will provide project leadership, representation, operational oversight, and technical direction.

The MEL Specialist will integrate best practices for programs monitoring, evaluation, and learning throughout the design and realization of adaptive management strategies. Utilize and merge USAID and DFID MEL strategies into the overall design and realization of adaptive program management tools.



A successful Project Director will possess:

  • Masters or MBA in international development, economics, management, learning, education, or a related field preferred; Bachelors and additional experience accepted
  • At least 15 years of professional experience leading responsive product or process development
  • At least 10 years of international experience required, experience working on USAID and/or DFID-funded project preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effective liaise with large, global organizations and donor partners as well as other stakeholders
  • Past team and budget management experience required


A successful Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist will possess:

  • Masters or MBA in a relevant discipline preferred; Bachelors and additional experience accepted
  • At least 12 years of experience carrying out project monitoring, evaluation, and learning for donor-funded projects
  • Experience with USAID- and/or DFID-funded project monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Experience using ICT tools for project MEL
  • Demonstrated experience developing and utilizing adaptive and agile project management and evaluation tools strongly preferred

These positions will either be based in Washington, D.C. or London, U.K. All applicants must have legal ability to work in either of these locations.


Application Process

To apply to this position, please email your CV to, including your name, along with “16-51, GLAM Management”, in the subject line.  Please specify which position you are applying for. Visit our website at for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please.  Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.

Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

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