Programme Officer - Capacity Building

Programme Officer - Capacity Building

Hivos

Harare, Zimbabwe

Aim of the Job

With support from the Programme Manager the Programme Officer (Capacity Building) will undertake activities primarily focused on strengthening the organisational and technical capacity of SRHR grant partners in fields such as governance, administration, financial management, strategic advocacy, constituency building and monitoring and evaluation. S/he will design and provide a comprehensive package of capacity development activities that support the technical and institutional development of partners on this project. Other activities include the provision of training and mentorship to emergent CSO leaders, and other forms of training and technical assistance including providing technical support to youth-led research as well as support to the development of social media campaigns. The position will cover both east and southern Africa with partners in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Your responsibilities

  • Deliver all capacity development-related activities for partner CSOs and their networks in diverse areas of organizational development;
  • The delivery of individualized technical assistance and capacity building to grant partners in identified areas of need;
  • Work closely with selected local partners to ensure adequate capacity is built in various areas of the programme;
  • Develop materials and processes for specific areas/topics identified as needed for capacity development of partners, including training, mentoring and coaching of partners, peer learning and other methodologies;
  • Lead in program monitoring, evaluating, learning and periodic reporting related to capacity building;
  • Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of activities planning, monitoring, and implementation;
  • Help to document project-based learnings and best practices;
  • Undertake other activities as may be identified by the Senior Programme Manager in consultation with the programme manager; and
  • Frequent international travel to project countries to provide capacity building and technical assistance to grantees and other relevant stakeholders.

Your profile

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, with an advanced degree preferred;
  • At least five years’ experience in project management and supervision;
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational capacity building for CSOs, including designing and implementing trainings for CSOs, delivering organizational development technical assistance, and/or mentoring CSOs;
  • Prior experience in sub granting and grants manangement will be an added advantage.
  • Exceptional capacity building skills with an ability to use a diversity of methodologies including coaching, mentorship and peer learning
  • Experience in facilitating training, mentoring and coaching across the region
  • Demonstrable experience in gather best practices and lessons learned and sharing information with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience in facilitating training in research methodologies
  • Experience working with a diversity of stakeholders across multiple countries
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Commitment to team-working and a willingness to join in with colleagues to manage the pressures and priorities of the day
  • Oral and written fluency in English is critical
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a multi- cultural environment

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