Organization Development Specialist, Nairobi - Two vacancies

Employer: Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing date: 31 Mar

The purpose of this position which reports to either the TL/TTA or the TL/Central & West Africa Region is to provide technical and managerial leadership and coordination as well as technical inputs in the development and implementation of CAFS institutional capacity building (ICB) and organization development (OD) training and technical assistance program, including need assessment, design, delivery and evaluation of ICB/OD training and technical support services; and forging and sustaining linkages and contacts with the range of CAFS donors and partners for coordination, collaboration and resource mobilization.

One vacancy exists in Nairobi and Lome.

Main duties and responsibilities :

  • Lead and participate in planning and developing the CAFS ICB/OD business services, and conducting and evaluating SRH and HIV/AIDS capacity building and OD services.

  • Lead and provide technical inputs in developing and revising training and technical assistance materials (methods and tools) for capacity building and OD

  • Organize, conduct and evaluate training to strengthen SRH and HIV/AIDS program capacity and organization effectiveness

  • Undertake timely follow-up of requests for ICB/OD technical services and proposals. This includes serving as technical leader and coordinator in the ICB/OD proposal development process

  • Liaise/work with the BDM to develop and implement plans for country-level promotion and marketing of ICB/OD training and technical assistance services

    Qualification and Experience:
    Minimum of master-level education in public or business administration, organization development or other social science areas including development studies.

    The position requires a professional with background and experience in successful OD consulting, with a minimum of five years relevant work experience in at least one OD area.

    Vacancies Contact:
    recruitment[at]cafs.org or

    Human Resources Team,

    PO Box 60054, 00200

    Nairobi, Kenya

    The application should clearly identify the position applied for and consist of a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s experience and track record in the area of work applied for, with an updated curriculum vitae attached.

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