Senior Technical Specialist: Capacity Development Systems

Forwarded to the Portal by: Poulamee Ghosh of Third Sector Partners

Third Sector Partners has been retained by GTZ to recruit their Senior Technical specialist for Capacity Development Systems under the Indo German "Strengthening capacity building for decentralised watershed management" (SCB-DWM)" project in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA).

Must Have:

- A Master and/or PhD in a course related to Masters or PHD degree in a course related to the project/programme's goals, specialisation in a field related to the project/programme's goals.

- Minimally 6 years of professional working experience in programs focused on capacity building of public sector.

- Good understanding of Capacity Development approaches and practices in the Indian public sector.

- Skilled in networking and communicating with multiple stakeholders


- Good understanding of private sector partners for capacity development initiatives of the public sector.

- Excellent inter-personal, presentation and communication skills.

- Proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.

Location:New Delhi

Contract Period: Up-to 12 months


In the Indian context, watershed management is a key strategy for sustainable management of natural resources and fighting rural poverty. The project "Strengthening Capacity Building for Decentralised Watershed Management

" supports the National Watershed Development Programme for Rainfed Areas of the Ministry of Agriculture. It is designed to strengthen implementation capacity at the national, regional and state levels.


GTZ seeks to recruit an individual in the capacity of Senior Technical Specialist 'Capacity Building'. The incumbent would be required to build and enhance the capacities of the various project partners, with the aim of identifying and integrating innovative approaches and best practices in capacity development into the national programmes.


Development and operationalisation of a quality management system for the service providers under large public investment programmes for watershed management / NRM

Assist in development and implementation of public-private partnership models for capacity development and improving service delivery under large public investment programmes for watershed management / NRM

Establishment and functioning of state level consortium of capacity development service providers under the public programmes for watershed management in selected states

Identify and document good practices in capacity development related to the NRM programme

Assist in defining terms of reference, selection, and supervision of contracted third parties in carrying out project activities, including performance evaluation

Conceptualise, prepare and implement workshops, seminars, and other events on subjects that are related to the defined components of the NRM programme

Monitors project progress, reviews reports and documents concerning the project progress, determines bottlenecks and recommends alternative courses of action to the Programme Coordinator

Innovation, knowledge management, networking, general management and coordination.

Please email your application along with a cover note and three references to Anamika Rathaur, Vice President, Third Sector Partners (E. mail: latest by 8th December 2008.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted




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