DT Global is a fast-growing international development organization that focuses on improving the capability, capacity, and effectiveness of development programming in complex global environments. Working across a variety of sectors – including Economic Growth, Environment & Infrastructure, Governance, Human Development, and Stabilization & Transition – we provide world class program management, design, analysis, and monitoring and evaluation services.
Built on the strengths, knowledge, and 50+ years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and the Global Peace and Development Charitable Trust, we have a global ecosystem – including a non-profit partner, the DT Institute – working together to develop cutting edge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. With corporate offices in the USA, Spain and Australia, in addition to project field offices in over 90 countries around the world, DT Global implements projects funded from a wide array of clients, including USAID, EU, DFAT, NC, MFAT, DFID and other public and private stakeholders. We value learning, research, and rapid program adaptation in response to changing realities on the ground. Together with our global team of experts, we are building technical capabilities across sectors in order to deliver high-quality interventions and transform lives around the world.
Overview: DT Global is currently partnered with Proximity International to implement Building Resilient and Inclusive Communities in Conflict (BRICC). The program aims to advance the BRICC Resilience Objective (RO) of fostering resilience and stability in conflict- affected communities across Syria to prevent the re-emergence of extremist groups such as ISIS; countering the influence of malign actors such as Iran; empowering communities to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the conflict; and paving the way for safe, dignified, and voluntary return of internally displaced persons and refugees.
The Capacity Building Officer will work closely with the Syria Livelihoods Program (SLP) Capacity Building Manager based in Amman, Jordan to develop and implement the project’s capacity building activities. The Capacity Building Officer will identify needs for capacity building activities and organize, coordinate, and monitor the implementation of these activities. This role will report to the Capacity Building Manager.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Contribute to the identification of needs for capacity building activities through conducting training needs assessment, data collection, and analysis
Ensure and support the proper implementation of capacity building activities on the ground
Organize and coordinate capacity building activities (e.g. training programs, workshops) including orientation meetings with selected service providers, etc.
Coordinate and organize the delivery of the capacity building activities (e.g. orientation training, active participation in coordination meetings, etc.)
Coordinate between service providers to support design and delivery of capacity building actions (experts, trainers, training institutions, etc.)
Monitor and review progress in the implementation of capacity building activities, including design of evaluation form, quality checks, field visits, conduct evaluations with beneficiaries, participate in capacity-building activities, etc.
Maintain an archive of key documents and keep records concerning capacity building activities for reporting purposes
Facilitate smooth communication and cooperation between the SLP project, local government, civil society organizations, and the private sector
Work with the field coordinators and grant officers to ensure that vocational training activities are implemented as planned and high quality
Play a facilitation role to the project stakeholders in order to develop Local Economic Development plan (LED) with the support of external experts
Support all capacity building activities in the field in coordination with the technical staff and/or the Capacity Building Manager
Perform other duties as assigned by the Capacity Building Manager
Education and Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum one year of experience working on a donor funded development project
Experience with activity design, monitoring and implementation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent community mobilizer
Experience working on a USAID project
TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.
ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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