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Sep 21, 2017

Options Organisational Development Consultant (End FGM Grants Programme) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

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Job title: Organisational Development Consultant – End FGM Grants Programme
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type: 3-month consultancy contract from October to December 2017
Salary: commensurate with experience

Short introduction: The Organisational Development Consultant will be responsible for providing capacity building resources and tools for the End FGM Grants Programme grantees in Kenya, Nigeria and The Gambia. 

The consultancy will support four of the six capacity areas: human resources, financial management, organisational management and programme management.

Summary purpose and objective of role: The End FGM Grants Programme intends to offer capacity development support to our grantees. 

In determining the capacity development needs of grantees, an organisational capacity assessment (OCA) was conducted to determine the critical elements for effective organisational management and to identify those areas that need strengthening. 

The OCA assessment identified six priority areas including; financial management, organisational management, human resources, programme management, social change communications and child safeguarding.

The consultancy will support four of the six capacity areas: human resources, financial management, organisational management and programme management.

Person specification
  • The candidate will hold a professional qualification or degree in a relevant subject (organisational development, financial management, human resourced management, business administration or other relevant fields)
  • The candidate will have considerable experience (or equivalent) in developing and/or delivering capacity development support to grantees and preferably to grassroots organisations
  • The candidate will have knowledge of the context of the countries in consideration i.e. Kenya, Nigeria and The Gambia
  • The candidate will have an ability to effectively identify client needs, design and facilitate customised interventions
  • The candidate will be fluent in English
  • The candidate will have an understanding of and personal commitment to international human rights principles, including women’s and children’s rights
 About Options

Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. 

We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. 

We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need those most.
The Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme, which is funded by Human Dignity Foundation, aims to build the Africa-led movement to end FGM by enabling grassroots organisations working to end FGM to access small grants through a flexible and accessible process. 

The purpose of the funds is to accelerate social change to End FGM through communications, advocacy and campaigning. The Girl Generation End FGM Grants Programme has so far awarded grants in Nigeria, Kenya and the Gambia.

For Further details: http://www.options.co.uk/jobs/organisational-development-consultant

Application process

We are interested to hear from firms or individuals- for those applying through firms- please note that we will not cover any overhead costs.

Interested parties should submit a proposal for the delivery of the scope of work by the 2nd October 2017 to Mary Kioko at [email protected]

The proposal should include the following details:
  1. Capability and technical experience statement (page limit 3 pages)
  2. Organisational overview/profile
  3. Capability statement highlighting past performance for similar services offered in the last three years related to the scope of work including:
  4. 3 examples of past online resources and/or tools demonstrating skills and expertise in capacity development for grantees (to be provided as an annex or hyper link)
  5. Contact information of organisations for which such work was completed. This must include at a minimum: name of point of contact that can speak to the offeror’s performance, name and address of the company for which the work was performed, and email and phone number of the point of contact.
  6. Proposed technical approach or methodology describing how the delivery of services will be provided.
  7. Project staffing (page limit one page)
  8. Include no more than a paragraph bio sketch for each individual considered essential for the successful implementation of the proposed scope of work and include their curriculum vitae as an annex to the proposal
  9. A short inception proposal including full cost proposal in line with the scope of work (2 pages); please explain all costs (budget notes)
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How to Apply

Submissions may also include recommendations for additional tools required to best meet the capacity building needs of our grantees. 

Interested parties who lack in-house capacity should share with us a short description of the process they will use to source this expertise and how long this will take (1 page).

The consultant is expected to closely work with The Girl Generation team with leadership from the end FGM Grants Manager but with support from other staff within Options UK.

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