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Consultant - Capacity Assessment and Evaluation of LEPRA Society's Managem...

Asia and the Pacific: India

  • Organization: LEPRA Society
  • Location: Asia and the Pacific: India
  • Grade: Consultancy - Consultant - Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: Closed

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Title: Consultant - Capacity Assessment and Evaluation of LEPRA Society's Management Committee (Governing Body)
About LEPRA Society: Established in 1989, LEPRA Society is a Non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to serving individuals affected by leprosy. As a partner of Lepra UK, it traces its roots back to 1924. Led by Chairman Jagadish Pradhan and Chief Executive Prasant Naik, LEPRA Society operates with a vision for sustainable development and humanitarian aid.
Position Overview: LEPRA Society is seeking a skilled Capacity Assessment Consultant to evaluate the governance, structures, policies, and procedures of its Management Board and Committees. The consultant will conduct a comprehensive review, assessing the skills and experiences of board members, ensuring robust decision-making processes.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Review existing documentation related to the Management Board, Committees, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct interviews with key stakeholders, including board members, senior staff, and stakeholders from Lepra UK.
  • Evaluate election processes for board members and Chairperson, as well as the support provided by the Executive.
  • Assess the terms of reference for the board and its sub-committees. 
  • A statement on the approach and methodology that the consultant will follow in preparing the capacity assessment.
  • Comprehensive report documenting the findings of the capacity assessment. A draft for review followed by submission of the final report.
  • Summary presentation outlining key findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Actionable recommendations for enhancing governance, accompanied by prioritization criteria and implementation strategies.
  • Any additional materials or documentation generated during the assessment process.
Reporting and Communication:
  • Regular progress updates to the Chair and Chief Executive of LEPRA Society.
  • Final report and presentation to be delivered to the LEPRA Society’s management Body
  • A copy to the final report shall be simultaneously sent to Chair and CEO of Lepra UK.
Skills and Experience requirements:
  • Experience in conducting organizational capacity assessments, particularly in governance.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
Confidentiality: The consultant must ensure the confidentiality of sensitive information obtained during the assessment process, adhering to legal and ethical standards.
How to Apply: Interested contenders should submit their resume, along with a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and approach to conducting the assessment, to
Please include "Capacity Assessment Consultant Application" in the subject line.
Deadline for Application: 31st May 2024
LEPRA Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   
This vacancy is now closed.
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