[DevJobsIndo] (REVISED) Vacancy RTI International – STTA Organizational Development


RTI International is one of the world’s leading
research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning
knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,500 provides research and
technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in
the areas of governance, health, education, and economic growth.


RTI International is actively seeking an
organizational development (OD) expert
for a 23 day consulting assignment on the Assessing Local Capacity in
Southeast Asia Task Order under the Asia Regional Support Services for Local
Solutions IDIQ
, funded by USAID. The assignment will take place Indonesia. The

purpose of the assignment is to assist RTI in conducting an assessment and

mapping activity in order to help USAID understand the market of available

local OD service providers within Indonesia, demand for these services, and the
experiences of a wide range of institutions in building local capacity. OD may
include capacity building in a broad range of areas which include: financial
management and planning; strategic planning; leadership; human resources;
leadership; project management; compliance, etc.


The dates of the assignment are approximately
from November 2 – December 4, 2015.
In order to perform the work, the consultant will conduct will conduct
interviews with a broad range of local institutions providing and receiving OD
services, international donors that may be funding work that involves OD or
capacity building, and international institutions/organizations that may be
building local capacity through donor-funded projects.


Scope of Work

The consultant will conduct interviews with a
wide variety of institutions (predominately local but also some international)
in order to assess the experiences of institutions in building local capacity,
map the OD services currently available and their demand, and highlight lessons
learned. The consultant will be a member of a two-person team and each will
work independently to conduct interviews in line with RTI’s established
methodology and protocols. Specifically, the consultant will:


  • Map
    in detail the organizational profile of local institutions that are
    providing OD services, their outreach in providing these services, the
    nature of the services they are providing and pricing structure for these
    services. This information will be compiled will be part of the mapping
    activity and also be
    used to create a local
    OD database.


  • Outline
    the demand for these services by those who may have sought these services
    and/or those who may be willing to pay for these services.


  • Assess
    the quality of those local OD services, as perceived by those that have
    received them and/or others that have participated in their work.


  • Detail
    the different capacity building approaches undertaken by both
    international and local institutions that build local capacity and the
    experiences (challenges and successes) of those institutions in using
    various techniques.


  • Collect
    information from interviewees that may include data that they have on tracking
    the performance of those that have received their capacity building
    services as well as any training materials that they utilize.


  • Provide
    recommendations (based on interviewee responses) on how to better support
    local OD services and improve upon existing donor and implementer
    approaches to building local capacity.


  • Produce
    a comprehensive report that includes detailed notes from interviews
    (including institutional information and details on OD services) as well
    as analysis of findings.


The estimated Level of Effort (LOE) that will be
required to perform this work is 23 days. Six-day work week may be approved.
The work may take place both inside and outside Jakarta, depending upon the
assignment of interviews. Approximately 2 of these days will be preparation
days, 18 days for interviews and 3 days for finalizing the report. The
interview schedule shall be concentrated over a three-week period of time and
require full-time work.



The consultant should have broad experience in
organizational development within the country where they will be performing
work and be skilled in conducting interviews in order to capture and assess

Required qualifications of the consultant

  • Fluency
    in spoken and written English;

  • Fluency
    in Bahasa strongly preferred;

  • A
    deep understanding of the organizational landscape in the country,
    including knowledge of a broad range of local institutions (with a heavy
    emphasis on NGOs and CSOs) and their capabilities;

  • Excellent
    communication and writing skills;

  • At
    least 10 years in building local capacity in at least one of the OD areas
    mentioned above;

  • Experience
    in conducting interviews according to a prescribed methodology; and

  • Experience
    in working on donor-funded projects is preferred but not required.


Application Instructions

Applicants are kindly requested to send their updated
CV that contains at least two (2) professional references, their names, titles,
organizations and with email addresses. Please send application materials to
Nicole Jacobs ([email protected]). Deadline

for applications is October 28, 2015.
Earlier submission is strongly encouraged.


Please indicate the following in the subject line
of your email submission: Organizational Development Expert Candidate. Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone or email inquiries, please.
More information about RTI can be found on our website (www.rti.org).


RTI is proud to be an
EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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