Organization Development Advisor

Position: Organization Development Advisor

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Tanzanai

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: January 31, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

City Shinyanga, Tanzania

Start Date Mar – May 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 6 Months

Language Requirements English

The Volunteer’s Role

In Tanzania, Cuso International deals with helping citizens to attain Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth (ISEG) and improved Access to Quality Health Services (AQHS). Cuso International has been working with partner organizations in Tanzania since 1963 to bring together people from different cultures and backgrounds, enabling them to share skills and knowledge with various beneficiaries.

The purpose of the Organization Development Advisor volunteer is to support Agape Aids Control Programme (Agape) to strengthen its internal capacity to continue to advance its mandate, mission, and vision. This will entail a full capacity assessment process (CAP) to better understand existing practices and opportunities. By spending a considerable amount of time familiarising yourself with Agape’s work in gender-based violence (GBV) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) prevention, you will be better positioned to draft a full human resource (HR) guide with policies, job descriptions, roles and responsibilities, organizational chart, etc.

As a volunteer, you will:

- Carry out an organizational Capacity Assessment Process (CAP) for Agape

- Facilitate the development of a capacity building plan

- Support organizational planning including creation of organizational charts, strategic plans, review of roles and responsibilities and job descriptions

- Draft a new HR manual tailored for Agape

- Train and mentor Agape staff on HR practices

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- Bachelor degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Project Management or Communications

Essential Professional Background:

- 2-3 years’ experience in an NGO at the managerial position

- Experience in organizational development leadership and team building training

- Positive and realistic commitment

- Commitment to learning

- Self-assurance, Flexibility and adaptability

- Ability to work well with others

- Sensitivity to the needs of others

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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