Grantees Capacity Building Consultants – Kenya

  • Contractor
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Options Consultancy Services profile

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Options Consultancy Services

Options consultancy services seek consultants to conduct capacity-building trainings and support in policies development for the local organizations under The Girl Generation Africa Led Movement (TGG-ALM) programme in Garissa (7 grantees), Narok (8 grantees) and Isiolo (9 grantees) counties in Kenya.

Summary purpose and objective of role

The Consultants shall conduct organizational capacity building using a defined methodology developed in partnership with The Girl Generation (TGG): Support to the Africa-Led Movement to End FGM/C (TGG-ALM) Programme team.

The capacity assessment has already been undertaken and below are the priority domain areas for all the grantees for capacity building and development of policies and procedures.

Category 1- Consultancy

  • Governance and strategic leadership and systems
  1. Governing body formation-Legal status
  2. Governing body function
  3. Strategic leadership and planning
  4. Succession planning
  5. Organisation cultural
  6. Internal communication
  • Organizational management, sustainability, and resource mobilization
  1. Operational Policies and Procedures
  2. Resource Mobilization (Fundraising – proposal writing and alternative resourcing).
  3. Financial sustainability
  4. Partnership and networking
  5. Communication strategy
  6. Operational plan

Category 2 -Consultancy

  1. Human resources and administration management
  2. Procurement, logistics and asset/property management.
  3. Finance, and grant management.
  4. M&E and knowledge management
  • Technical reporting
  • Knowledge management
  • Learning and adaptive programming
  • Outcome documentation

The expected approach to this engagement is that the capacity building should be conducted in such a way as to facilitate ownership and drive of the implementation plans so that results are sustained. As such, it should be participatory, consultative, and incorporate methodologies like technology of participation, design thinking and collective Impact that not only improve the range of information collected but also improve ownership and drive of the implementation plans.

In close coordination with Options and the grantees, the Consultants will implement the following tasks:

  1. Conduct capacity-building workshops.
  2. Develop or enhance the grantees’ policies and procedures documents.


The Consultants are expected to complete and submit the following deliverables;

  1. Production of policies or as applicable per domain for each grantee depending on their capacity.
  2. Capacity building reports for detailing the list of policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) developed for each grantee for approval.

Submission of the final consultancy report to Options

Person specification

  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proven interest in issues of girls and women rights
  • Previous similar experience at national trainings/workshops is an asset.
  • Experience in working in humanitarian sector preferably in Kenya is an added advantage.

Desirable qualities, skills, and experiences

  • Possess Masters degree in business administration/ project management/ social studies, or any other related courses.
  • Proven experience in organizational development and provision of technical assistance to grassroots organizations.
  • Experience in developing organizational capacity development plans, preferably in the development and/or humanitarian sector.
  • Extensive knowledge of safeguarding in the above-mentioned domain areas with demonstrated professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building including solid understanding of linkages between participatory grants making and community leaders power dynamics.
  • Leadership and skills to work with autonomy and initiative with strong adult facilitation and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional communication skills and abilities.
  • Strong teamwork spirit and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to gain the assistance and cooperation of others in a team endeavour.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines with no supervision.

Other information

  • As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Kenya (Kenya nationals are encouraged to apply)

How to apply

  • To apply, please fill in the form HERE.
  • Closing date for applications is: February 29th ,2024
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing March 11th ,2024
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).

Deadline: 29-Feb-24

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