CSO Capacity Building / Sustainability Advisor

FHI 360

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CSO Capacity Building/Sustainability Advisor

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

Description:

FHI 360 seeks a CSO Capacity Building/Sustainability Advisor for a USAID civil society and health service delivery strengthening program in Botswana. The purpose of this activity is to enhance the capacity of civil society to influence government decision‐making and strengthen community health service delivery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in capacity building and sustainability activities.
  • Set-up a consultative mechanism with APC 2.0 implementing partners to identify needs and opportunities to improve implementing partners’ organizational capacity.
  • Identifies areas for improved efficiency or effectiveness within prescribed parameters, and institutes enhancements to procedures.
  • Identify FHI 360 tools available to improve implementing partners capacity.
  • Organize and support capacity building trainings delivered by consultants from FHI 360 headquarter.
  • Coach implementing partners to ensure trainings lead to implementation of processes to improve organizational communication, budgeting, financing and reporting.
  • Develop work plans and dash boards to monitor partners adherence to development plans.
  • Lead the development of a sustainability plan with each of APC 2.0 implementing partner.
  • Set-up and ensure the secretariat of APC 2.0 steering committee involving Ministry of Health, USAID and relevant CBOs.
  • Establish communication mechanism with MoHW and NACA to advocate for increased support of community service delivery through social contracting. 
  • Responsible for planning and scheduling own work flow and timetables, within area and function guidelines.
  • Maintains a constructive dialogue and collaborative relationships with program stakeholders, including donor, client organizations, relevant government agencies and other NGOs.
  • May serve as a departmental resource on procedural, administrative and operational issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development, or Related Field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Typically requires 3 - 5 years of relevant experience in management of large projects and/or programs doing organizational development.
  • Previous experience with organizational capacity assessment, development of capacity improvement plans, and provision of technical assistance required
  • Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Previous experience building partnerships required.
  • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English

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.

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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