Lead Consultant, Survivor Leadership Training of Trainers Consultancy Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Lead Consultant, Survivor Leadership Training of Trainers 

Summary purpose and objective of role

The overall goal of this initiative is to strengthen the Africa-led movement’s ability to provide community based psychosocial support services to the survivors of FGM/C. The training seeks to strengthen individual survivors and institutional capacities of Survivor-led organizations to effectively plan, implement, and scale up the Survivor Leadership Training in their respective countries. The consultant will help achieve this by undertaking the following:

  1. Review of the Survivor Leadership Training curriculum
  2. Working with the ALM Staff and consultants to plan and prepare for a 4-day training.
  3. Leading facilitation sessions during the 4-day training
  4. Providing post training activities

Person specification

Essential Skills and Competences:

  • Relevant advanced degree in social sciences, economics, development studies, organization development, governance, or related disciplines.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience building the capacity of feminist-led, youth-led and survivor-led grassroots organizations in sub-Saharan Africa in general and Kenya in particular.
  • Experience working with survivors of FGM/C and/or any other form of GBV and taking lead roles in similar trainings.
  • Demonstrable experience of conducting capacity assessments of CSOs/NGOs and measuring performance progress.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing training curricula and materials related to advancing women rights and delivering participatory trainings.
  • Demonstrable technical expertise in at least two or more of organizational capacity functional areas (e.g. organizational development, developing strategic plans, advocacy strategies etc);
  • Familiar with a wide range of survivor leadership approaches and programmes.
  • Highly proficient in English language (written and spoken)
  • Strong commitment to the values and approach of TGG-ALM Programme, including a strong commitment to Do No Harm framework, safeguarding, girl-centred approach, survivor leadership, participation, gender equality, and the end to all forms of FGM/C and other forms of gender-based violence.
  • Technical knowledge in the following areas: social change, communications, advocacy, gender, human rights, FGM/C.
  • A collaborative approach to teamwork.

Desirable Skills and Competences:

  • Previous experience working with feminist organizations/CSOs in Africa.

Other information


The Consultant will receive the Options Kenya per diem rate of Kshs 3,250 whilst in the field.

Other information

  • Options is dedicated to equal opportunity for all and recognises that every individual is unique. Whilst we always seek to embrace individual differences and celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we also want to ensure that every team member is suited to their role and that they are given the best opportunity to succeed*.*
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Kenya.

How to apply

  • To apply, please fill in the form HERE
  • Closing date for applications is: 25 January 2024.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).