Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Department: Admin
Location: Nairobi, Dagorreti Corner
Job Description:

Reporting to the Capacity Development Manager, the Capacity Development Officer will primarily be responsible for providing
Capacity Development support and interventions to partners that Pact Kenya works with.
These may include but not limited to regional and national civil society organizations, grassroots community groups, cooperative
societies, networks and coalitions, and professional associations.

Duties and responsibilities:
Specifically, the Capacity Development Officer will be responsible for but not limited to:
Capacity Development participation
• Working in liaison with Capacity Development Manager and other Capacity Development staff implement Pact Kenya’s
capacity develop strategy
• Develop detailed project work plans, including activity descriptions and timetables and manage the implementation of these
activities so as to ensure the project’s activities and outputs are executed on time and meet the desired quality standards
• Conduct Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCAs) and develop subsequent Capacity Development plans with targeted
• Prepare OCA and training reports as required and on timely basis
• Prepare Capacity Development training modules and materials to respond to training needs identified through OCAs
• Plan and conduct trainings in governance and leadership, strategic planning, management, resource mobilization,
communication, networking and all other areas identified through OCAs
• Coordinate with other staff in the programme in providing technical support and mentorship to target CSOs covering all
organizational capacity development aspects
• Coordinate with other departments to provide training in other areas – financial management, business development and
marketing, conflict management, advocacy and also in providing technical services to target CSOs
• Track programme’s progress and make changes to the activity plans where appropriate, providing in each case a full
justification of these changes to the Supervisor
• Ensure good relations are maintained at all times with the project’s beneficiaries, partners and donors
• Keep abreast of new or shifting specialist knowledge - methodological or developmental - that relates to the scope of
programme activities.
• Provide this specialist knowledge where appropriate to other programs, and/or to seek this support from outside parties when
Monitoring, evaluation and knowledge sharing
• Participate in setting program targets in line with overall strategic goal of the programme
• Take responsibility in tracking Capacity Development progress by conducting OCAs and re-OCAs to demonstrate impact in
capacity development
• Adequately analyze the OCA data and submit draft report (analysis) and raw data to the MERL team
• Together with the MERL team, develop indicators and protocols for monitoring progress and reporting

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