Job Posting: Organisational Assessment Consultant


Position: Consultant

Location: Braamfontein, South Africa

Opportunity Type: 2 months

Start Date: Immediate, following the closing date

Reporting to: Executive Director


Macua Wamua, in collaboration with the MACUA WAMUA Advice Office (MWAO), is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Organisational Assessment Consultant to undertake an evaluation of the collaboration between MWAO and MACUA. This consultancy opportunity aims to assess the development, growth, and challenges faced by these social movements and non-profit organisations, while ensuring alignment with their objectives and member control tradition.


About Macua Wamua:

MACUA and WAMUA are social movements established in 2012 with the objective of empowering marginalized and excluded communities. The MWAO was formed in 2019 as a response to the mandate from MACUA and WAMUA. These organizations have experienced significant growth and face the ongoing need for organizational change and modernization while maintaining grassroots/member control.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an organisational assessment of the collaboration between MWAO and MACUA.
  • Evaluate specific issues of contention and propose effective ways to maintain continuity with the member control tradition.
  • Recommend organizational, operational, and strategic changes to ensure adaptability to internal and external dynamics.


Execution Methods:

  • Review relevant documents.
  • Prepare interview guidelines.
  • Facilitate a kick-off workshop.
  • Conduct participant observation, in-depth interviews, and semi-structured interviews.
  • Facilitate focus group discussions.
  • Perform contextual analysis.
  • Conduct key informant interviews.
  • Lead a debriefing workshop.


Proposal Outline:

Interested consultants are requested to submit proposals that include the following:

  • General outline of the consultant’s history and experience.
  • Ideas and approach for the assessment process.
  • Examples of previous assessments conducted.
  • Estimated cost structure.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Law, Human Rights, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working with social movements, NGOs, or related areas, focusing on marginalized and excluded groups.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in political analysis.
  • Valid South African Identity Document or work permit.


Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their application (proposal), including the documents and requirements mentioned above, along with a current CV, copies of academic qualifications, and two referees’ support letters with contact details. All applications must be received no later than Friday, 31 May 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you do not receive a response by 15 June 2023, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Applications should be directed to Christopher Rutledge, Executive Director, at


Note: This is a contract-based consultancy opportunity for a period of two months.