Pact is hiring a
Pact is an international nonprofit that works in nearly 40 countries building solutions for human development that are evidence-based, data-driven and owned by the communities we serve. Founded in 1971, Pact works with partners to build resilience, improve accountability, and strengthen knowledge and skills for sustainable social impact.
Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pact’s impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.
Pact is part of the consortium implementing the MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership project, a five-year global funded USAID project to provide targeted Maternal Newborn Child Health, Family Planning and Reproductive Health (MNCH/FP/RH) and Technical and Capacity Development Assistance to countries to facilitate countries’ journeys to self-reliance. MOMENTUM aims to contribute to global technical leadership and learning, and USAID’s policy dialogue for achievement of global MNCH/FP/RH goals through support to globally endorsed MNCH/FP/RH initiatives, strategies, frameworks, guidelines, and action plans.
Pact is contributing to a 3-year MOMENTUM buy-in in Côte d’Ivoire that will increase, in the selected underserved areas, the accessibility, quality, and use of proven interventions that fundamentally improve women’s health as well as that of their newborn infants and children. The activity is expected to build on past MCH and FP/RH efforts that have proven successful in Côte d’Ivoire, to complement ongoing MCH and FP/RH interventions, and to take advantage of USAID’s strong district level presence by coordinating with HIV/AIDS and malaria efforts in ways that optimize inputs and health outcomes.
The Capacity Development Officer will support capacity development project activities in Côte d’Ivoire and contribute to technical project components. The CD Officer will focus efforts on ensuring adequate capacity is developed among several local partners by using Pact’s approaches, including the Integrated Technical and Organizational Capacity Assessments (ITOCA), Organizational Performance Index (OPI) and others. They contribute to the quality design and delivery of the program’s CD activities and ensuring that these are implemented in compliance with all donor, consortium, Pact, and project-specific policies. The position will conduct regular monitoring with each local partner.
Management and coordination support