• Organizational Development and Capacity Building Advisor, Malawi

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/28/2019 11:34 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


    Job Title:  Organizational Development and Capacity Building Advisor

    Department/Location: Malawi

    Reports To:  Chief of Party

    Type:  Regular, Full-time

    Classification:  Exempt                              


    Overview: IBTCI is seeking an Organizational Development and Capacity Building Specialist to serve under a long-term USAID/Malawi monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) and capacity building support contract.  The anticipated period of performance is mid-2020 to mid-2025 and work will be performed in Lilongwe, Malawi. International and local applicants are encouraged to apply, with a preference toward local applicants. This position is contingent on award.


    Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

    • Lead the design and implementation of capacity -efforts for USAID and local implementers, that may include USAID Mission Staff, implementing partners and Government of Malawi agencies and staff;
    • Assess organizational capacity of partner organizations using established industry assessment tools and methods;
    • Conduct training and other needs assessments;
    • Provide training, technical assistance and mentoring for assigned clients and partner organizations;
    • Develop tools to measure capacity building results, including pre- and post-training assessments;
    • Monitor activities, budgets and capacity building outcomes;
    • Meet with and represent project to USAID and key partners;
    • Contribute to quarterly, annual and other reporting to donor and key stakeholders; and
    • Support learning, training and other ad hoc requests and events requested by USAID.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Prior experience working with international donor (particularly USAID)-funded programs is highly desirable.
    • Experienced developing professional training programs;
    • Knowledgeable about principles of adult learning and instructional design;
    • Experience organizing professional events and learning activities;
    • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills;
    • Excellent facilitation and team management skills; and
    • Keen attention to detail.


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject required; Master’s preferred;
    • Experience designing and implementing capacity building activities in Malawi;
    • Experience using industry tools to assess organizational capacity and training needs;
    • Full proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel required.
    • Experience in designing and implementing capacity building projects, preferably in Malawi.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of development Building/Knowledge Management systems, training materials and events management;
    • Professional oral and written fluency in English.


    Education:  Bachelor’s degree is required. Masters or higher university degree in relevant subject areas including Organizational Development, International Development, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field are highly desirable.


    Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment. Work is performed in Malawi.


    Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


    Travel: Travel in and around Malawi is required.


    Work Authorization:  Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States or Malawi.



    No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.




    IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.  We are an E-Verify Employer.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


    If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Human Resources at 703-749-0100.


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