Deadline for New Vacancy Extended – Social Enterprise & Business Development Consultant

The Mango Tree UK and The Mango Tree Kenya have an opportunity for a short-term consultancy project for an experienced external consultant who has an excellent track record and proven experience of decolonising local organisations, supporting partnership transitions, and facilitating participatory needs assessment processes.

Scope

After 20 years of supporting grassroots development projects and over £10 million of investment in local Africa-led initiatives, organisations and education institutions, we have decided to gradually hand over greater responsibility to our African partners. As part of The Sustainable Communities Project, we will assist our partners in building greater independence and empower them to set their own development agendas.

Consultant Job Purpose

To support TMT Kenya and their stakeholders to carry out a co-produced, objective, and critical review of their organisation that will bring to light the main strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to their transition to independence, and identify priorities for capacity building investment and action.

Application process

If your qualifications and experience match this list, we would love to hear from you.

We would particularly welcome and will consider all applications from people with an African heritage, those with lived experience of poverty or parental loss, women, and people with origins from the Lake Region of western Kenya.

Please email your CV and a supporting statement to The Mango Tree via email to:
Consolata Kunyada, Kenyan Director via consolatanorbs@themangotreekenya.org by 5pm (East Africa Time – GTU+3) on Friday 19th January, 2023.

Please ensure that your supporting statement provides specific examples that demonstrate how your skills and experience match the person specification above. Your statement should be no more than three sides long using Arial font size 11 with standard page margins and should include details of experience managing similar field research projects, your preferred methodology and approach, and an outline breakdown of expected costs.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us by Friday 27th January, please assume your application was unsuccessful at this time.

Interviews will be conducted on Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st January.

Any questions or for a chat about the project brief please contact the following members of the team:
– TMT UK Director, Emily Wilder via emily@themangotree.org (+44 780801391)
– TMT Kenya Director, Consolata Kunyada via consolatanorbs@themangotreekenya.org (+254 722692999)

Supporting documents

For further information please see the project brief and job advert