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Faith-Based Partnership Advisor

Position Title: Faith-Based Partnership Advisor

Project: USAID/New Partnerships Initiative Incubator (PINC) Project

Anticipated Start Date: On/about February 10, 2020

Contract Duration: February 10, 2020 - September 30, 2022

 

 

About Kaizen
The Kaizen Company (Kaizen) is an incubator for innovative, scalable solutions that address emerging market challenges and opportunities. Our proven solutions catalyze locally-driven, organizational and institutional performance improvements, and shift the development model into one that is bottom-up and ongoing. We leverage existing knowledge along with new technologies and innovative business models to support local reform that is sustained through market forces. 

 

Kaizen is seeking applications for a part-time consultant in the role of Faith-Based Partnership Advisor on the three-year USAID-funded New Partnerships Initiative Incubator (PINC) Project based in Washington, DC.

 

About the Partnerships Incubator

The PINC Project seeks to build the capacity of USAID Missions and Operating Units to work with new and underutilized partners, including local businesses, faith-based organizations (FBOs), and academic institutions and to build the capacity of these target partners to work with USAID. 

 

Responsibilities

The Faith-Based Partnership Advisor is a part-time consulting position for the Partnerships Incubator and will be responsible for supporting USAID Missions and Operating Units on leveraging the potential of new partnerships with faith-based organizations.

 

Work location: Washington D.C. or virtually 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) and 8 years of relevant experience; Masters and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in new partnership development, especially with FBOs
  • Experience engaging and building the capacity of FBOs
  • Experience providing innovative solutions on large, complex projects, preferably with USAID
  • Evidence of generating excellent outputs and deliverables
  • Change management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills
  • Previous international experience and USAID networks preferred

 

Qualified applicants should send a resume/CV with a cover letter outlining qualifications and the contact details of three references by February 7, 2020 through this application portal.  No phone calls, please. Only finalists will be contacted.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

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