Capacity Development Specialist

Job Description

MITRA Somaj, a NGO, is currently recruiting highly qualified and dynamic professionals for the project ‘Enhancing CSO and Media Capacity for Constructive Government Engagement and Public Oversight”, funded by FHI 360.

Position: Capacity Development Specialist (Nos: 2)

Duty Station: Kathmandu (1) and Banke (1)

S/he will be responsible to work closely with selected local CSOs to build their institutional and individual capacity through regular monitoring, coaching and on-site troubleshooting in identified areas such as advocacy, governance, social accountability, participatory evidence-based research, gender and social inclusion and others to enhance their capacity for constructive government engagement and public service oversight. The incumbent will be responsible to work in tandem with the project’s team to conduct Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCA) and Advocacy Readiness Index (ARI), develop methodologies and materials for mentoring and coaching; provide regular coaching and mentoring to CSOs throughout the project’s lifecycle; support CSOs to the development of capacity development plans, advocacy strategies, charter on prioritized policies, evidence-based research, performance monitoring systems and tools; facilitate CSOs to use Social Accountability tools and forge partnerships with like-minded organizations for public service oversight.

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Qualifications: Master’s degree in relevant field with a minimum of 7 years of work experience in capacity development of CSOs/media organizations though mentoring and coaching in above-mentioned areas. Solid knowledge of Nepalese civil society and demonstroted ability to transfer knowledge through training, mentoring and coaching is required.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their updated CV and a motivation letter to, no later than 27th February 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further processing.

Females and individuals belonging to minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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