Title: Senior Training and Organisational Capacity Building Officer
Reports to: Project Director
Location: Khartoum, Sudan
Salary: $1,300 - $1,500/mo (salary is commensurate with experience)
The Near East Foundation (NEF) is seeking candidates for a Senior Training and Organisational Capacity Building Officer, to be based in its Khartoum office. For over 100 years, NEF has worked to build a more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East and Africa through economic development and governance initiatives. NEF’s work is organized around three core program areas: Inclusive Economic Development, Climate-resilient Development, and Stabilization and Peacebuilding.
The Senior Training and Organisational Capacity Building Officer for the Near East Foundation will manage all aspects of organisational capacity building activities for project partners, women’s and farmer’s associations and other organisational stakeholders in relation to project delivery, organisational excellence and effectiveness, representation and outreach, accountability and transparency, organisational and financial sustainability, and technical services associated with project activities.
The Officer will support a four-year UKAID-funded project that will form/strengthen 18 women-led associations and support women entrepreneurs involved in non-timber forest products (NTFP) and other cash crops (hibiscus) in North and South Kordofan states to increase organisation, business and production skills, market access, economic standing, leadership, natural resource base, and favourable institutional environment. S/he will also support two USAID/OFDA-funded projects, Humanitarian Support for IDPs and Vulnerable Populations in WASH, Agriculture, and Food Security in Central Darfur State and in South Kordofan State, which will provide lifesaving activities to improve wellbeing among conflict-affected people by improving their agricultural production and food security.