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Institutional Capacity Development Experts Call for CVs

Call for CVs: Institutional Capacity Development Experts

An organisation that provides capacity development support services to organizations working to improve food security in Eastern Africa is seeking to add to its database potential capacity building consultants in the following technical and functional areas:

  • Agribusiness development
  • Agricultural economics and policy
  • Regional and international trade policy
  • Market development and linkages
  • Enterprise development
  • Financial services, microcredit and mobile banking
  • Seed and input systems
  • Gender policy and mainstreaming
  • Nutrition
  • Grants and sub-grant management (especially under USAID funding)
  • Incorporation and legal compliance of for-profit and non-profit organizations
  • Corporate/Project branding
  • Organizational development
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic communication
  • Resource mobilization and sustainability planning
  • Knowledge management
  • Project cycle management
  • Monitoring and evaluation of projects
  • Human resources management
  • Organizational governance and board strengthening
  • Organizational leadership development
  • Procurement & logistics
  • USAID compliance


This opportunity is open to individual applicants only. Interested applicants should meet the following qualifications:
  • A post-graduate degree in a relevant field; professional training in the respective area of expertise will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 7 years’ consultancy experience in the respective area of expertise
  • Experience in working with civil society, government and inter-governmental institutions
  • Experience in working with USAID and other international donors
  • Excellent facilitation and training skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent oral presentation skills

Pre-qualification Procedure

Applicants will be screened for the purpose of pre-qualification.

The pre-qualification procedure is a proactive measure intended to speed up the process of contracting consultants for the provision of services.

The applicants that are pre-selected will be included in a database and will be considered for engagement on relevant assignments.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to send a CV and cover letter expressing interest to
D.N.A. 1578
P.O Box 49010-00100
GPO, Nairobi, Kenya


Applicants can express interest for consultancy services in more than one technical /competence area.

Only pre-selected applicants will be contacted for further discussions on possible employment opportunities.

Closing Date: The deadline for submission of applications is October 15th 2013

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