Ireland: Partner Capacity Building Senior EU Aid Volunteer

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Ireland, Malawi
Closing date: 02 Jul 2017


Whilst in Concern headquarters for two week induction

• To develop understanding of Concern’s current tools to support working with local partners in both development and humanitarian contexts.

• To develop a good understanding of Concern’s values and ways of working Whilst deployed to Concern Malawi for 12 months

• To develop a strong understanding of the field level context for working with local NGO partners in Concern’s areas of operation.

• To understand the design of Concern’s programming in Malawi and to help identify how working with local NGO partners can be a stronger part of this.

• To review Partnership Assessment tools and help revise these for Concern Malawi, including developing a minimum set of standards for entering into a partnership with local NGOs.

• To help develop, test and implement tools for capacity building work with local NGO partners in Malawi.

• To support monitoring and evaluation of partner capacity building and ensure consistent application of appropriate tools in the field.

• To help develop tools for collaboration and coordination with other funding agencies on joint partner capacity building.

• To deliver awareness and training sessions to relevant staff and partners on partnership principles, approaches and tools.

• To support the Programmes Director and other managers as appropriate in the analysis of other forms of local partnership (not for profit, Government or commercial companies).

• To document our experiences with the introduction of new approaches to partnership in Malawi.

• To contribute to briefings, reports and presentations as required.

• To support the production of relevant programme, advocacy and communication materials.

• To design an EU Aid Volunteer communication project plan for implementation throughout the course of the apprenticeship and deployment period.

Key performance indicators

• Material for awareness and training sessions on partnership.

• Tools for designing, implementing and monitoring our partner capacity building work in Malawi.

• Reports documenting our experiences with the introduction of new approaches to partnership in Malawi.

• Briefings, reports and presentations as agreed with line manager.

• Demonstrate behaviours in line with the EU Aid Volunteer competency framework and Concern’s values.

How to apply:

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