SNV NGO Executive Coach - Civil Society Organisations - Jobs in Kenya

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization, working in Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

Under DGIS, strategic framework, SNV is partner with International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) implements the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP), a multi-country and multi-sector programme focussing on evidence based advocacy to improve the enabling environment.

The project aims to strengthening capacities of CSOs to advocate for a conducive enabling environment in WASH, Renewable Energy, Food and Nutrition Security, and Resilience.

The main areas of intervention in each of the sectors are

Strengthening of CSO capacities

  • Capacity development program strengthens capabilities in the field of leadership, thematic knowledge, advocacy and business development.

    Evidence creation and dissemination

  • Capacity building in making use of evidence and data by contextualising results of research, availing knowledge products and facilitating access to on-line platforms.

    Support to advocacy plans and activities of CSOs

  • CSOs will be supported in the design and implementation of advocacy plans.

    Job Description

    As part of the Capacity Development, the project would like to involve professional coaches in order to support leadership and organizational development to contribute to high performing and sustainable CSO entities. The coach will undertake individual and team leadership coaching for staff and boards as required.

    Indicative coaching areas across CSO is summarised below.

    Leadership (CEO)

  • Embedding strong leadership attitudes and responsive abilities in the organization
    Sustainable leadership and managing stakeholder relationships
  • Leadership development for internal steering on KPIs
  • Pitching the business plan
  • Networking and Resource mobilization

    Organizational development (Boards and Management)

  • Board development
  • Review and developing effective
    and efficient organizational structure address accountability and transparency

    Organization Performance management (Team coaching)

  • Strategy implementation
  • Results based management
  • Strategic management (e.g. positioning for emerging opportunities & increasing business
  • Performance management tools including (balanced score card; measurement and reporting)
  • The coaches will develop a tailor-made plan with the respective CSO leaders contextualized to each CSO needs.


    The coaches should have the following qualifications:

  • Certified executive or business coach
    Post graduate degree in either MBA, organizational development, social sciences, strategic management, Development studies, organizational psychology
  • Extensive experience with a non-directive approach of coaching professionals (i.e. ability to structure sessions; create rapport; listen and reflect back; create flow by asking open, powerful questions; stimulate commitment to action)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of organizational change management
  • Preferably knowledge of and experience with Capacity Development for CSOs
  • Personal attributes include ability to listen, summarize and probe further, to inspire and encourage others (to get the best out of people), personal sensitivity, and creativity

    How to apply

    Please apply by clicking on the I'm Interested button and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 06 July 2018. Please send your application letter and CV that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject/reference.

    We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

    NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted.

    SNV does not require candidates to undergo medical examination prior to a successful interview process.

    For more information and job application details, see; SNV NGO Executive Coach - Civil Society Organisations - Jobs in Kenya

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