Pact is an international nonprofit that works in nearly 40 countries building solutions for human development that are evidence-based, data-driven and owned by the communities we serve. Founded in 1971, Pact works with partners to build resilience, improve accountability, and strengthen knowledge and skills for sustainable social impact.
Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pactís impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.
Pact seeks a Capacity Development (CD) Director for the USAID-funded Strengthening Youth and Womenís Civic Participation Activity which aims to increase collaboration, sustainability, and resilience of civil society and independent media to advance the inclusion, participation and leadership of youth and women in Sudan. The activity will apply locally led, problem-driven, adaptive approaches.
This program has started Y2 of an anticipated five-year activity, with a dramatic shift in the operating context since the program commenced startup in Khartoum in October 2o22 and has worked to adapt to the onset of violent conflict in April 2023. This position will support Sudan programming from a program office in Nairobi, Kenya or Kampala, Uganda with regular travel in the East Africa region.
The Capacity Development Director is accountable for leading the Activityís strategy for strengthening the capacity of local partners and leading the development and realization of local organizationsí resource mobilization and sustainability strategies. The director will lead a team that drives and monitors implementation of CD activities by mentoring technical teams, ensuring adherence to targets, timelines, budget management and achievement of objectives. In addition to leading the technical and contextual adaptation of Pact and partnerís CD tools and approaches to support achievement of Activity objectives and targets, they will be responsible for CD related resource sharing, knowledge management, best practices, cross learning, and innovations that yield sustainable CD results.