Social Solutions

  • Capacity Building and Private Sector Engagement Director

    Job Locations TL-Dili
    ID
    2019-1462
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.

    Overview of the Position

    Social Solutions is pursuing a USAID-funded civil society strengthening program in Timor-Leste. The goal of this program is to build the capacity of select NGOs in Timor-Leste in terms of organizational development, evidence-based decision-making, financial capacity, networking capabilities, and advocacy with both constituents and governmental stakeholders. The RFP has been officially released, with responses due at end of November. Anticipated start date of the program is TBD. This position is contingent upon funding.

    Responsibilities

    Social Solutions is recruiting for a Capacity Building and Private Sector Engagement Director for this anticipated activity. The individual selected for this role will play both a senior management role on the team (supporting the COP), and will also serve as the technical lead on building the organizational capacity of selected NGOs in Timor-Leste.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in a related field of study;
    • At least 7 years of experience in organizational capacity building, pertaining to most or all of the following sub-areas: organizational development, strategic planning, human resources, leadership development, financial management, utilizing evidence to inform decision-making, and/or business development/revenue generation;
    • Deep understanding of the role of and the challenges to the NGO sector in Timor-Leste or in similar political, economic, and social context;
    • Proven track record of delivering high quality capacity development assistance to NGOs;
    • Proven leadership and management skills in the context of international development projects; experience on USAID-funded projects highly preferred;
    • Experience working in Timor-Leste or in the region is highly preferred; and
    • English language fluency required, with excellent written and oral communication skills; Portuguese, Tetun, and/or Indonesian competency, an advantage.

    Equal Employer

    Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.socialsolutions.biz.


    Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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