The Kaizen Company 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 establish communities of practice that facilitate peer-to-peer learning and the achievement of shared goals.
We leverage existing knowledge, technology, new media, and local peer networks to support local reforms. Since our inception, we have provided support to more than 100 government, private-sector, and non-profit organizations in markets worldwide. We have created solutions that achieve outcomes across a broad range of sectors including education, governance, economic growth, environment and water, energy, and global law enforcement.
Scope and Objectives
In cooperation with Save the Children, the Kaizen Company is supporting the Implementer-led Design, Evidence, And Learning (IDEAL) activity, a USAID initiative that will increase the capacity of Food for Peace (FFP) implementing partners worldwide to design and implement effective emergency and development food security activities. IDEAL will support FFP’s capacity strengthening efforts by developing and sharing food security best practices, while introducing new organizational strengthening, knowledge management, and learning tools.
Kaizen is currently seeking an Organizational Development Manager to support IDEAL, specifically by utilizing Kaizen’s proprietary Organizational Self-Assessment and Transformation Program (OSTP) to assist FFP implementing partners to gather, analyze, and communicate data regarding performance. S/he will train and support implementing partners in activity planning in order to implement solutions identified during the self-assessment phase.
The Organizational Development Manager will be based in Washington, DC, and will provide primarily virtual and remote support to FFP and implementing partners, with travel to facilitate capacity strengthening activities undertaken by organizations.
The Organizational Development Manager will support organizational development efforts, including, but not limited to the following: