Training and Capacity Building Consultant Job in Kenya

Scope of the Consultancy

Using suitable methodologies, the consultant will be required to undertake the following specific tasks:

  • Organize capacity strengthening workshops for key stakeholders.
  • Develop and continuously update the capacity / training manual and content.
  • Put in place a capacity development and training plan for the project.
  • Coordinate the implementation of capacity building activities under the project.
  • Development of a follow up outcome monitoring and review services on trained groups to inform future planning for RCK and partner organizations.

Description of Tasks

  • Conduct training sessions for court users’ committees, law enforcement and health professionals in Nairobi and Garissa.
  • Develop and review training curriculum, programs and materials.
  • Transfer practical knowledge and skills for training development and training management through a day-to-day interaction with RCK staff, government and non-government partners, external experts and other stakeholders.
  • Advise the management team on building synergies and complementarity between staff.
  • Ensure proper quality control is provided to all training and capacity building undertakings under the project through regular monitoring and evaluation, in-process and after-action reviews and by obtaining feedbacks from beneficiaries.
  • Liaise with other RCK staff members and units on admin/logistics/operations matters in support of project activities.
  • Provide inputs to the project progress, interim and final reports.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Expected Deliverables and Outputs

The shortlisted consultant is therefore expected to meet the following deliverables:

  • Deliverable 1: Provide monthlyWork plan in line with RCK’s operational Strategic Plan and project objectives and targets as shall be agreed with RCK.
  • Deliverable 2: Monthly project progress implementation reports for activities undertaken by 25th of every month. The attachments to this report include minutes, meeting reports, photos and recordings, and activity planning and training reports.
  • Deliverable 3: Satisfactory quarterly and bi annual consultancy reports as per the donor reporting dates and RCK operational requirements.
  • Deliverable 4: Training Manuals for the project.
  • Deliverable 5: Satisfactory annual consultancy reports as per the donor reporting dates and RCK operational requirements.
  • Deliverable 6: Weekly reports that include meeting and activity planning/implementation reports.

Consultancy Time Frame

  • This consultancy covers a period of 6 months starting 1st April. The consultancy is renewable subject to performance and availability of funds as supported by the donor. The project is anticipated to end on 31st December, 2027.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law.
  • Admitted to the bar as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with 3 years and above experience.
  • Sound experience in facilitating capacity building projects; and working experience in the field of refugee protection and management.
  • Experience in driving grassroots and high-level advocacy agenda on, especially, refugee protection and management.
  • Excellent project management skills including demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities and multiple tasks.
  • Excellent report writing skills, and proficiency in using the Microsoft Office.


  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili

Behavior Competencies:

  • Professionalism: In-depth theoretical knowledge of and significant experience in relevant fields of legal practice, strong analytical, problem solving and drafting skills. Discretion and sound judgment in applying legal expertise to sensitive, complex legal issues.
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication (written, spoken and presentational) skills.
  • Technology Awareness: Fully proficient computer skills and ability to use relevant software applications, in particular information databases, internet/intranet services, library sources, etc.
  • Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity.
  • Managing Performance: Ability to supervise, coach, mentor and develop junior staff as required.
  • Working environment: ability to be flexible and be on call. Work with RCK staff when called upon.

Reporting Line

  • The consultant shall report directly to the Director of Programmes.
  • Shall work closely with the Pillar Programme Managers, and with peer lines to Project Officers based in Nairobi, Dadaab, Mwingi, Mombasa, Garissa and Kakuma.
  • He/She will refer any matters of the contract to Finance and Administration Director; and the Human Resources Officer.
  • S/he may be assigned interns, volunteers, CBCs, translators and monitors

How To Apply

All applications should be sent to by Monday 25th March 2024 with the Title,

  •  “Economic Empowerment Consultancy” on the subject line. The vacancy will remain open until filled
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  • All applications should be sent to by 25th March 2024, with the Title, “Training and Capacity Building Consultancy” on the subject line