USAID Tunisia Capacity Building Expert


Location: Tunisia
Date Posted: October 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Rolling basis
Job Type: Full-Time (contingent on funding)


Eurasia Foundation is a US-based non-profit, nonpartisan organization committed to helping citizens in countries in transition realize their full potential and transform their societies. EF supports governments and citizens to enhance responsive, accountable and transparent governance, and helps citizens build a stronger, more resilient civil society. EF is committed to supporting meaningful and lasting change at the community, regional, national levels. Its work is based on the principles of inclusiveness, collaboration, and locally sourced solutions.

EF is seeking applications for a Civil Society Capacity Building Expert for an anticipated USAID-funded program that will cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Tunisia. The program will facilitate a productive relationship between civil society and the Government of Tunisia.  It will also work nationwide, differentiating between the capacity-building needs of smaller, regional NGOs, Associations, think-tanks and other types of local organizations and more developed, Tunis-based CSOs, creating linkages networks, and platforms for knowledge sharing, partnerships, and joint-action. 

The Civil Society Capacity Building Expert will support the institutional capacity building needs of selected civil society organizations (CSOs) and will develop, coordinate and implement customized trainings and other activities for grantees and program beneficiaries. This position is contingent upon funding. 

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and qualified candidates should apply as soon as possible. 

Tunisian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.



• Recruit and train a cohort of consultants specialized in a wide range of technical and institutional capacity areas to provide customized trainings, coaching and advice to involved CSOs 
• Oversee organizational capacity assessments to identify institutional needs
• Review and advise on organizational performance plans and monitor progress towards achieving organizational milestones. Serve as an expert on the selection committee for the organizational development (OD) grants 
• Serve as a capacity building advisor for CSOs. 
• Organize and lead training events when needed
• Oversee OD grants 


• Bachelor’s degree in international development, political science, or related field. Master’s preferred.
• Demonstrated technical expertise in civil society capacity building, organizational capacity assessment and growth models and CSO networking required. 
• At least five years of international experience working with CSOs for USG-funded international development projects.
• Experience working in Tunisia. 
• Excellent speaking, writing, reporting and other communications skills in English and French; proficiency in Arabic strongly preferred.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to with "CBE-TUN" in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. 

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