Honduras: Training Needs Assessment, Lead Consultant

Organization: Counterpart International
Country: Honduras
Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

Title: Training Needs Assessment, Lead Consultant

City: Tegucigalpa

Country: Honduras

Counterpart International is currently seeking a Lead Consultant to conduct a baseline assessment of the principal training and technical assistance needs of public servants in the areas of governance and transparency. This is a consulting position based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This position will report to Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Counterpart International is seeking a consultant with skills in identifying and assessing training and technical assistance needs of public institution officials in Tegucigalpa, Honduras beginning in the month of December 2016. This is a short term consultancy position with a maximum of 20 days within a 2-month period and will require the creation of an information base of the main training and technical assistance needs of public servants in the areas of governance and transparency. This information will facilitate the formulation of plans for training and technical assistance for the identified institutions. The goal of the plans is to design and provide support to the institutions in meeting their mandates to transparently provide public services in a manner that ensures accountability to citizens.

The Lead consultant will accomplish the following:
• Design the assessment methodology and instruments in coordination with program staff and local consultant. The methodology should be designed to gather substantive information sufficient to determine what training and assistance should be provided to ensure public institutions are transparent and accountable to citizens in the delivery of public services;
• Define the specific public institutions and units to be included in this assessment, in collaboration with members of partner Intermediary Service Organizations (ISOs) and program staff;
• Create a work plan with a detailed schedule of activities for the implementation;
• Implement work plan according to designed methodology, including conducting interviews and possibly focus groups in country with public servants from the identified institutions;
• Work closely with a local consultant who will provide contextual information and act as a liaison with various government entities; Develop a report that assesses the context and status of public entities regarding transparency and anti-corruption. The report should include key findings with conclusions and recommendations, and generally advise Counterpart on how best to design and implement trainings on issues of transparency and anti-corruption.
• Present findings to Counterpart, partner civil society organizations, and other relevant stakeholders, as appropriate.

• Advanced degree in International Development, Public Administration, Non-profit Management, Business Administration or a similar field;
• Minimum of five (5) years of international development experience or an equivalent combination of applied research/advanced academic work in a relevant subject matter with several years of field work in a technical capacity working with civil society organizations and government;
• Demonstrated experience with training or other building capacity skills in the areas of governance and transparency;
• Extensive technical capacity to conduct assessments, collect data, perform analysis and interpretation of information, and produce technical design of training processes and teaching materials;
• Knowledge of the Honduran and/or Central American social context, public administration system, and civil society sector;
• A high level of interpersonal and communication skills;
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;
• Excellent ability to amiably collaborate and coordinate activities with multiple stakeholders, including government, civil society, and individuals;
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Database management, Excel, PowerPoint);
• Fluency in English and Spanish

Counterpart International is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of Counterpart International to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.

For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org

How to apply:

Apply online at: https://rew12.ultipro.com/COU1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*F2CB7D5A4F98F2D7

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