The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring Organizational Development (OD) Advisors to work in partnership with independent organizations based around the world providing torture treatment services so the organizations are better able to seize opportunities and adapt to challenges. The position focuses on developing features at the institutional level that bear on organizational effectiveness and sustainability, including leadership, management, and administrative capabilities; staff care and resilience; and resource development. The position works collaboratively as a part of a team of other advisors on the Helping Survivors Heal (HSH) program.
The position will provide technical expertise to partner organizations by co-facilitating (with a CVT team of advisors/subject matter experts) organizational assessments to determine strengths and needs; developing capacity-development plans for these areas; and providing or coordinating related technical support, coaching/consultation, and training to partner organization staff both online and in-person.
Location: United States
Remote status: 100%
Number of Positions: 2
Hiring range: $79,000 - $99,000 per year, depending on qualifications
The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture. We are headquartered in Minnesota, and we have US offices in Georgia and DC, as well as offices in Africa and the Middle East.
Capacity Development with Partners: Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of organizational systems at partner organizations. Collaborate with partners to develop plans to strengthen organizational effectiveness and sustainability. Facilitate, train, mentor, and coach partner organization staff on OD topics through in-person and remote support. Collaborate with and support partner organization staff to develop organizational policies, structures, and systems. Conduct periodic visits to international partner organizations. Develop training materials, presentations, policies, and manuals for remote consultation, workshops, and webinars on topics including leadership, management, and administrative capabilities; linkages with other institutions; compliance; staff care and resilience; and resource development. Instruct and/or facilitate online programming, discussions, communities of practice, and other activities in line with project plans. Identify local OD consultants as needed and support their work with partner organizations.
Strategy, Planning, and Coordination: Collaborate with other project staff including program management and program technical staff. Participate in a team of OD subject matter experts by contributing to and receiving cross-partner consultations, strategy development, peer review, and other activities under the direction of the OD SME (subject matter expert) lead. Provide technical supervision, management, and oversight to OD consultants working with partner organizations, if applicable. Document major tools, decisions, analyses, etc. in clear, accessible locations and formats. Adhere to project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan requirements, including ongoing monitoring and evaluation tasks, reflective activities, team discussions, and other learning initiatives.
Reporting: Track and document activities. Produce dissemination products for internal and external audiences. Contribute to regular donor and/or CVT reports in alignment with organization needs, contracts, and/or cooperative agreements. Cooperate / collaborate with internal evaluation staff and project management staff, including responding to queries.
Other Responsibilities: Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Supervisory Responsibilities: No administrative supervision.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, of up to 5 pounds.
Travel: Ability to travel internationally, up to 35% of the time. Travel may be to remote and/or politically unstable environments lacking in amenities. If travel requires it, must be able to present valid COVID-19 vaccination credentials or adhere to entry and exit requirements for international travelers.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and physical demands
Responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as necessitated by organization needs
To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations by May 16, 2022 to http://cvt.simplicant.com/
CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position.