Capacity Building Director

FHI 360 Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 weeks ago

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Capacity Building Director for an anticipated USAID-funded PEPFAR related activity which will build on current investments made by USAID on HIV prevention and care and treatment focusing specifically on pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents. This project will accelerate the ability of governments and civil society organizations to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate activities and interventions for HIV/AIDS epidemic control.

Position Summary:

The Capacity Building Director will be responsible for leading a broad spectrum of activities to develop or strengthen technical and organizational capacity, including capacity assessments and the design and delivery of capacity development plans, and management and oversight of regional capacity building Activities and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide senior technical expertise and leadership to all RCAY technical and institutional capacity development efforts.

  • Coordinate closely with the RCAY leadership and key staff to ensure capacity development activities are in line with program goals and objectives.

  • Coordinate and oversee all capacity development activities, ensuring these activities follow best practices and high standards of quality.

  • Manage capacity development team within the program and relevant in-country technical assistance providers

  • Monitor and oversee the process of identifying capacity building needs of local partners and sharing key results with program leadership and donors to move local partners toward direct funding from the US Government

  • Identify and source providers of capacity building (e.g. training, mentoring, technical assistance) from the RCAY consortium or local resources as needed to ensure local partners' capacity needs are met.

  • As a member of the RCAY Senior Management team, facilitate cross-cutting communication with other relevant project staff

  • Develops and nurtures a range of partnerships with civil society, the private sector, and other key partners by regularly meeting and consulting with all relevant agencies to share information and to stimulate joint design and implementation of capacity development interventions.

  • Represents FHI 360 and the project in professional and public settings and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Have at least a Masters degree in Social Sciences, Pedagogy, Psychology, Adult Education, Human Resources Management or other relevant disciplines or equivalent professional experience of 10 years in capacity building is required.

  • At least 7 years of relevant professional work experience in capacity building with government, NGOs, and CBOs, using common capacity building methodologies.

  • Extensive experience with organizational capacity assessments and development of capacity development plans, and provision of technical assistance, training and organizational system strengthening

  • Understanding of PEPFAR/USAID-funded policies and programs

  • Familiarity with USAID capacity development frameworks and indicators

  • Deep knowledge of ongoing and emerging issues in relation to capacity development for indigenous CSOs focused on total epidemic control

  • Experience with US government contractual requirements; experience working in an international NGO/PVO environment highly desirable

  • Previous experience building partnerships, working with donors, and managing complex relationships with stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience managing teams across different geographies

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple priorities

  • Ability to manage teams, consultants, and projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful and timely implementation of capacity development activities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and adaptability skills

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English

Travel Requirement:

  • Greater than 30%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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