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Organisational Development & Capacity Strengthening Consultant/Expert

Remote | Lebanon | Jordan | Iraq | Yemen | Sudan | South Sudan | Egypt | Tunisia | Libya

  • Organization: MDV - MENA Development Valley
  • Location: Remote | Lebanon | Jordan | Iraq | Yemen | Sudan | South Sudan | Egypt | Tunisia | Libya
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Administrative support
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Peace and Development
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Sustainable Business Development
  • Closing Date: Closed

Position Overview: We are actively seeking experienced consultants at both mid-level and expert-level positions in the field of organizational development, capacity strengthening, change management, and assessment. The ideal candidates will have extensive experience working with local and international NGOs, as well as donors, particularly within the context of the Middle East and Arab region. The role involves providing expertise and guidance to organizations aiming to enhance their operational efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability through targeted capacity-building initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct comprehensive organizational assessments to identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.
  2. Develop tailored capacity development plans and strategies based on assessment findings, addressing specific organizational needs and objectives.
  3. Provide guidance and support to NGOs in implementing capacity-building interventions, including training workshops, mentoring, and coaching sessions.
  4. Facilitate change management processes within organizations to foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  5. Collaborate with stakeholders to design and implement initiatives aimed at enhancing organizational resilience and sustainability.
  6. Monitor and evaluate the impact of capacity development efforts, using qualitative and quantitative methods to measure effectiveness and identify areas for further improvement.
  7. Stay informed about best practices and emerging trends in organizational development and capacity strengthening, and share knowledge and insights with relevant stakeholders.
  8. Cultivate strong relationships with NGOs, donors, and other partners to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Qualifications:

  • For Mid-Level Consultant: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as organizational development, business administration, or international development, with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience. For Expert-Level Consultant: a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in conducting organizational assessments and developing capacity-building plans for NGOs and other civil society organizations.
  • Strong understanding of change management principles and methodologies, with demonstrated experience in leading organizational change initiatives.
  • Excellent facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the socio-political context of the Middle East and Arab region, including knowledge of cultural sensitivities and local dynamics.
  • Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in Arabic or another relevant language is highly desirable.

We encourage applications from candidates of all nationalities, including those currently residing outside the MENA region. However, experience working in the Middle East and Arab countries is essential.

Please send your CV to this email (without a cover letter): mena@developmentvalley.co.uk

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