Never Again Rwanda Capacity Building Officer Jobs

Never Again Rwanda Capacity Building Officer Jobs

Scope of work, roles, and responsibilities

The Capacity Building Officer will do the following:

  • Work with the Capacity Building Consultant to design and implement the capacity building strategy.

  • Work with the Consultant to design and operationalize quality capacity assessment tools and processes.

  • Provide technical assistance to develop/contribute to the development of knowledge products and ensure effective dissemination among PPIMA partners.

  • Collect data from PPIMA partners and other key stakeholders to identify, update and consolidate capacity building needs and gaps.

  • Assist the Consultant to design quality capacity building materials and methodology based on identified gaps and needs.

  • Together with Consultant, propose innovative capacity building strategies, initiatives, and approaches to enhance PPIMA partners’ capacities.

  • Support the trainings and technical accompaniment for PPIMA partners in documentation, policy analysis and advocacy in collaboration with the Consultant.

  • Support the Consultant to organize and facilitate learning and experience sharing sessions to support PIMA partners, review, reflect and support advocacy initiatives to adopt collective policy recommendations for advocacy.

  • In collaboration with the Consultant, organize capacity building sessions for PPIMA partners in scientific CSC Data collection and analysis for effective policy advocacy in collaboration with NAR Policy Analysis and Advocacy Advisor.

  • Assist in design and delivery of Participatory Action Research (PAR)
    Prepare and deliver the trainings to National key policy and decision makers in participatory approaches.

  • Co-facilitate the joint workshops together with PPIMA partners for consolidation and analysis of CSC issues to inform national level advocacy.

  • Co-facilitate the establishment and operationalization of thematic coalitions among PPIMA partners for advocacy.

  • With the support of the Consultant, plan and deliver the technical accompaniment, on the job trainings, in house technical assistance and learning by doing to PPIMA partners to strengthen organizational and program capacities to successfully implement PPIMA program.

  • Design and provide in house capacity building for NAR staff in identified capacity building areas especially among staff involved in the implementation of the PPIMA program.

  • Assist in development of tools and methodology, facilitate the data collection and analysis of follow up assessments (post-capacity building assessments) to document the capacity building outcomes, good practices, and impact across PPIMA partners and suggest areas of improvement.

  • Arrange the logistics for capacity building activities such as following up with invitees, hotel booking, printing trainings materials, etc.
    Coordinate and facilitate knowledge and experience
    sharing within NAR and other PPIMA partners.
    Actively participate in relevant NAR activities especially those related to PPIMA program including planning periodic reflection meetings.

  • Collect and analyze data related to capacity building and provide technical inputs in NAR reporting.

  • Prepare and submit activity reports, quarterly and annual reports related to capacity building activities.

  • Any other role as my be assigned by his/her supervisor.

    Supervision and Working relationships

  • The Capacity Building Officer will report directly to the Director of Programs and will work closely with the Capacity Building Consultant, Senior Researcher and the Policy Analysis and Advocacy Advisor.


    The desired skills and experience for the Capacity Building Officer include:

  • At least 3 progressive working experience in a similar position for institutions and organizations in areas of governance, advocacy, policy influencing, participatory approaches, research, documentation, data analysis, reporting and learning.

  • Strong experience in development and implementation of capacity building strategies
    Prior experience in conducting capacity gaps and needs assessments.

  • Experience in designing and providing technical accompaniment including on the job trainings, learning by doing, etc.

  • Strong experience in designing quality capacity building materials.

  • Demonstrated experience developing training curricula, including workshop agendas, presentations, and training exercises; games and drills.

  • Conversant with innovative approaches for capacity building of adult people
    Experience in producing and disseminating knowledge management products.

  • Knowledge in Participatory Action Research (PAR)

  • Experience and skills in scientific data collection, analysis and reporting.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills for high-level policy audiences.

  • Prior experience working with civil society organizations, preferably in a management capacity.

  • Familiarity with a wide range of capacity building techniques.

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and build consensus across diverse sets of stakeholders.

  • Previous experience with Civil society Organizations, and development partners
    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in in Governance & Human Rights, political sciences, development studies, education, Curriculum development, law, or any other relevant field in social sciences.

  • Experience in policy influencing or advisory role.

  • Proven record of delivering high quality professional outputs.

  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in Kinyarwanda, English and working knowledge of French is an added advantage.

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.

    How to Apply

    The interested individuals are required to submit the following:

  • Updated CV indicating the contact of 3 references including the current or former employer,

    Motivation letter
    The documents must be sent electronically via email to:

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