RTI is seeking an Organizational Development (OD) Specialist for the two-year USAID-funded,
Sustainable Fish Asia (SUFIA) Local Capacity Development program. The goal of
this program is to improve the management of marine biodiversity and fisheries
resources in the Indo-Pacific region by reducing unsustainable fishing and
illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. This position will be based
in Bangkok, Thailand. The program will have two primary areas of activity: (1)
conduct organizational capacity assessments and deliver capacity development
services to two regional fishery support organizations; and (2) conduct private
sector engagement assessment for the fishing industry in Asia.
The OD Specialist will lead the work
on the SUFIA program’s first area of primary activity: conducting
organizational capacity assessments and delivering capacity development
services to regional fishery support organizations. This will be a senior level
position and the successful candidate will be in charge of creating
organizational diagnostic tools and managing consultants to conduct
organizational assessments and capacity building services. The candidates
should have a proven track record of leadership and the proven ability to
strengthen non-governmental organizations for improved performance. Thai nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Customize organizational measurement products
based on RTI, USAID, and other organizations’ tools in this area.
- Work closely with a Bangkok-based regional
secretariat to conduct an organizational capacity assessment and capacity
development action plans.
- Provide on-site capacity development services
(training, coaching, mentoring, etc.) and product (manuals, bylaws, policies,
- Identify and manage
consultants for supplementary capacity development services.
- Help organizations identify and procure
equipment, software, and other tools.
- Oversee work of capacity development
consultants in Indonesia and elsewhere; some travel will be required.
- Provide perioding evaluations and reports of
work and partner activities.
- Minimum of 7 years of proven practical
experience in Organizational Development, Public Administration, and/or Human
- Advanced degree in Public
Administration/Institutional and Human Resources Development, and or other
- Experience in conducting organizational
diagnostic and change/ restructuring exercises.
- Strong interpersonal and
communication skills and ability to work with people from all levels of an
organization on coaching and mentoring for capacity development.
- Must have written and
spoken fluency in both Thai and English.