We are seeking a Capacity Development Specialist with experience supporting communitybased organizations to work with the cohort of grantee partners, to collaboratively identify and strengthen priority areas within their organizations. The Capacity Development Specialist will also strengthen the network of current and alumni partners in the region, linking and leveraging this group with relevant regional technical and funding resources to ensure a strong GFC valueadd to regional initiatives and investments. Because of this role’s unique geographic location, the Capacity Development Specialist will also provide substantial leadership and support all along the grantmaking and institutional donor/fundraising processes for initiatives in that region, beginning with this new SGBV Initiative. The Capacity Development Specialist will be GFC’s external face and internal resource on the ground in the region. The Capacity Development specialist will work remotely from West Africa (Liberia, Senegal or Sierra Leone), closely with other headquarter-based staff and report to the Regional Program Director for Africa based in Washington D.C.