Organizational Development Officer

  Afghanistan Center for Training and Development - ACTD
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1114
Date Posted:Feb 7, 2011
Reference:ACTD 111
Closing Date:Feb 13, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Center for Training and Development - ACTD:


Afghanistan Center for Training and Development “ACTD” is a registered non for profit, non-political and non-governmental independent organization working for development and transformation of civil society in Afghanistan. ACTD was established in March 2007 by a group of Afghan professionals to offer research, training and consultancy services in order to develop practically applicable knowledge. ACTD is currently operating in 19 provinces of the country providing services in the fields of community and civil society development, training/capacity building, research, and health service delivery.

Job Summary:

Purpose: The Organizational Development Officer acts as organizational development (OD) consultant to Intermediary Service Organization (ISO) and Civil Society Support Center (CSSC) NGO partners. S/he conducts participatory OD assessments, supports partners/CSOs in developing and implementing action plans for organizational development, and provides them with technical assistance. S/he will report to I-PACS program manager and work closely with the Counterpart OD officers and other relevant departments.

This position requires that the incumbent work with a minimum of supervisory guidance and act in a responsible and professional manner as a representative of the organization and program... This position supports all I-PACS ISOs and CSSCs activities, contributing as a team member.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Conduct participatory Organization Development assessments of Afghanistan Center for Training and Development and partner CSSCs.
• Assist ACTD and partner CSSCs to identify goals and develop action plans for the organizations’ development.
• Assist CSSCs to develop proposals to receive certain grants.
• Follow up with ACTD and partner CSSCs and CSOs, on the implementation of their action plans. This includes reviewing relevant project reports of partner CSSCs and CSOs to assess activities and results against action plans and to provide feedback with preventive and corrective recommendations.
• Assist partner CSSCs and CSOs to access resources for addressing OD needs and help them to plan for and get the most out of OD interventions.
• Provide partner CSSCs and the CSOs with direct practical technical assistance according to their needs and areas of expertise
• Provide internal trainings and consultations to ACTD and partner CSSCs staff in terms of OD activities and support them in providing technical assistance to CSOs.
• Support partner CSSCs and CSOs in completing capacity assessment checklists.
• Participate in collection of information for and preparation of bi weekly and quarterly reports on program activities, including review of partner CSSCs and CSOs reports and provide constructive feedback as needed.
• Participate in promoting the exchange of OD information and expertise across the country.

Job Requirement:

• University degree or relevant equivalent experience in General Management, Businesses Administration, or related field.
• At least 3 years of progressively more responsible work in capacity building and organizational development, program management; experience working with NGOs strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated proficiency in English language, both spoken and written, in addition to two main local languages, Dari and Pashto.
• Good computer skills to include Internet, Word, Excel, database.
• Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Excellent cross-cultural skills, ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural NGO environment, with respect, professionalism and gender sensitivity.
• Ability to travel to provinces.

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