Vacancy: Capacity Building Coordinator

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Job Title: Capacity Building Coordinator
Job Location: Berlin
Reporting to: Program Director

General Description of the Organization:

IMPACT – Civil Society Research and Development e.V. , founded in Berlin in 2013, is a non-profit civil society organization with offices in Iraq, Turkey and Syria. Civil society support is the core of IMPACT’s mission through long-term and balanced support to individuals and organizations in the conflict and developed countries. IMPACT’s main areas of intervention are capacity building, research, peacebuilding, and diaspora engagement.

Job purpose:

The Capacity Building Coordinator will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing capacity building activities for a three-year USG funded program (under negotiation) supporting civil society. The successful candidate will have experience in designing and implementing capacity building programs for civil society organizations and will work closely with program staff, grantees, and partners to ensure that program activities are implemented efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with USG regulations and policies.

Duties, objectives and competencies:

  1. Design organizational capacity assessment tool (OCAT) customized to program needs.
  2. Develop and implement a comprehensive capacity building strategy and work plan for subgrantees in close collaboration with program staff and local partners.
  3. Identify the capacity-building needs of local partners, and design and deliver appropriate training, coaching, and mentoring activities to address these needs. Demonstrated experience on strategic planning, organizational development, and financial management will be prioritized.
  4. Coordinate with program staff and local partners to develop and implement project plans, ensuring that all activities are properly sequenced, coordinated, and monitored.
  5. Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building activities to ensure that they are effective and making a measurable impact on local partner capacity.
  6. Develop regular reports on subgrantees capacity and effectiveness of interventions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in program management, capacity building, or related fields, preferably in the context of USG-funded international development programs.
  • Strong knowledge of capacity building and organizational development principles and practices, and experience designing and delivering capacity building activities.
  • Experience working with civil society organizations, particularly those in Syria or similar contexts.
  • Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in Arabic is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Hard working , proactive and able to prioritize and delegate a demanding workload.


7.1.1. Kindly send your application via the link below

7.1.2. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks after application deadline, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.