Team Building and Retreat Consultant

  • Contractor
  • Abuja Nigeria
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Jhpiego profile

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MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership (MCGL) Gender Project is a four-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project, led by Jhpiego in consortium partnership with Save the Children, PACT and The Manhoff Group (TMG). The project focuses on Prevention and Mitigation of the consequences of Violence Against Women and Girls and, addressing possible drivers of Forced Early and Child Marriage (CEFM) in Sokoto and Ebonyi States.

This is being achieved through strategies that addresses four key technical priority areas: intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), child early and forced marriage (CEFM) and early adoption of family planning (FP) as well as stimulating communities with appropriate information and necessary knowledge to act in transforming discriminatory gender and social norms that continue to subordinate women

The MCGL-Gender project is currently on her penultimate year of implementation hence, need to step back, reassess project implementation, re-strategize for optimal accomplishment of project objectives and re-invigorate the team for action in the final stretch. To achieve this goal, the team proposes a 3-day retreat to strengthen and reinvigorate the team for cohesiveness, collaboration, energy, trust and communication and generally improve the team’s morale to perform optimally. This meeting will bring together MCGL-Gender staff in Abuja, Sokoto, Ebonyi and representatives of MCGL implementing indigenous Partners

The overall purpose of this assignment/consultancy is to laed the MCGL team through a mix of team building activities aimed at improving staff productivity and performance at the work place and strengthening team spirit, trust and collaboration among staff members. The team building activities should focus on effective communication, conflict resolution, team morale raising and fun and challenging activities

Duration of the Consultancy and Renumeration

Number of Work Days**:** Four Days – this consists of:

  • 1 day (8-hours) for planning meeting
  • 2 days for facilitation team building retreat
  • 1 day for report writing

Amount Payable Per Day: N100,000


  • Work with the planning committee towards planning of the team building retreat
  • Share specific team-building activities in line with the overall objective of the retreat/refresh to help the team to relax, refresh and re-strategize and clearly spelling out the objective and methodologies of each proposed activity
  • Attend check-in meetings to prepare for the overall implementation of the activity
  • Facilitate the teambuilding retreat involving all members to promote team spirit, trust and collaboration among members in delivering high level results for MCGL-GBV project
  • Improve the team’s understanding, and skills of interpersonal communication, peoples’ skills, emotional intelligence and etc
  • Comprehensive but brief report of the exercise with actionable next steps
  • Assessment of the teambuilding exercise via a post activity survey
  • To ensure a seamless retreat experience, we require the selected candidate to be accompanied by a partner who will collaborate in facilitating the event

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferably in Organizational Psychology/Organizational Development/Human Resource management
  • At least 10 years of experience of organizational change management, organizational development and team building with Masters in relevant field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and advanced skills and at least 8 years of previous experience in the preparation of Team Building, knowledge sharing and conducting sustainable team-building activities for INGOs Excellent facilitation, Cultural sensitivity and communication skills in English (oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent rapporteur and analytical skills necessary for capturing the reviews and suggestions that will emerge from the interactive sessions during the exercise
  • Flexible nature and ability to adapt to changing directions/thinking that may occur during the Retreat
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

How to apply

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

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Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found

Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview

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Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

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