RTI International K-YES Program Partner Local Organization Capacity Assessment Consultancy in Kenya

RTI International

Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (K-YES) 

Consultancy Opportunity: Partner Local Organization Capacity Assessment
 
Background: The
Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (KYES) is a five-year program
funded by the United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) and implemented by RTI International with a consortium of
partners. 

The
program aims at enhancing youth employment opportunities, through both
wage employment and self-employment, for unemployed and underemployed
youth (aged 18–35) who have not completed secondary education. 

 
The
program is being implemented in 9 counties: Bungoma, Garissa, Kericho,
Kwale, and Nairobi in Phase 1 and Kisii, Migori, Nyeri and West Pokot in
Phase 2. 
KYES activities are expected to result in increased youth workforce competitiveness and employment.

The
program is currently sourcing for a consultant who is a seasoned
trainer and facilitator to conduct Capacity Assessment in 15
institutions in five counties, as from 15th July to 31st August 2016.

The Purpose and Objectives of the Assessment: The
Consultant will conduct participatory institutional capacity assessment
for 15 institutions and guide them through critical reflection of their
institutional strengths and weaknesses, identify areas where support
and improvement is needed, and culminate in an institutional
strengthening plan (ISP). 
ISP
will also support Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET)
institutions to improve its technical capacity that will lead to changed
perception towards Vocational Education Centers, improved educational
and skill-building offerings and increased enrollment in these
institutions both Public and Private.

The
Consultant will utilize RTI’s Participatory Local Capacity Assessment
(PLOCA) to support key KYES partners in building and maintaining
organizational excellence and sustainability. 
All consultants will be trained on the use and methodology of the tool in order to standardize its implementation.

Qualifications and Experience
 
The
consultant will be a seasoned trainer and / or facilitator with at
least 10 years of experience in organizational development using
participatory tools and processes to develop the capacity of
organizations and institutions in the broad areas of: 
i) institutional governance;
ii) project management; 
iii) financial management; 
iv) human resources; and 
v) strategic planning.

The
consultant should have a Master’s Degree in education or education
administration, organizational / business administration, organizational
development, developmental studies or a related field.

Level of Effort: The consultant must be available to work at least 14 days during the months of July and August, 2016.

To apply, please email cover letter and CV to KenyaYouthWorkforce@rti.org by 28th June 2016 at 5.00pm. 
Kindly, do not attach copies of certificates. 
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 
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