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  • 1. A precarious balance: reaching targets through and in partner- organizations An ICCO policy paper for the institutionalization of capacity development of partner-organizations in financial management Presentation ICCO 25 March 2011 Anna Lentink
  • 2. Content presentation
    • Objective research / policy paper
    • Approach
    • ICCO’s policy
    • ICCO’s practice
    • Policy options and boundary conditions
    • The way forward
  • 3. Objective Policy paper
    • Master Product for CIDIN, Nijmegen
    • Policy paper for ICCO
    • Research question:
    • ‘ Which approach can ICCO take to institutionalize capacity development of partner organisations in financial management?’
  • 4. Methodology
    • In-depth interviews
    • Analysing of documents
    • Participative observation
  • 5. Shift policy 2003/2004
    • Partnership/ civil society policy
    • Financial management
    • Institutional approach
    • Efficiency & sustainability
  • 6. Consequences procedures and work division
    • Contract
    • Job description FO
    • Trainings, checklists, guidelines
    • Projects and information sharing
  • 7. Capacitity development in practice
    • Approaches of financial officers vary
    • as for:
    • The degree of attention for capacity development
      • ‘ controlling’ vs ‘advising’
    • The way of capacity development
      • through regular project monitoring
      • through separate trajectories
  • 8. Factors that influence the work of the FO
    • Cooperation FO en PO
    • Relationship with partner organisation
    • Workload
    • Support structures ICCO
  • 9. Cooperation FO en PO
    • FOs struggle to get input valued
    • Confusion tasks FO / work division
    •  Added value of good cooperation for projectmonitoring
  • 10. Relation with partner organisation
    • Difficult to comply with contract conditions
    • Causes:
      • Workload/ size portfolios
      • ‘ Hands-off approach’
  • 11. Workload
    • Increased workload, increased number of tasks
    • Less time per partner to monitor
        • Consequence:monitoring is not for learning
  • 12. ‘ Support structures’ ICCO
    • Management Information System
    • Structure and monitoring FO’s work
    • Policy
  • 13. Consequences
    • Not enough capacity development of partner organisations in financial management
    • No clear ICCO approach
    •  not structurally worked on this ICCO objective
  • 14. Policy options
  • 15. Boundary conditions
    • ICCO’s identity
    • Civil society South VS own objectives
    • Monitoring for learning - monitoring for accountability
    • Quality capacity development
      • commitment- program cycle approach- flexibility- identity- tailor made
    • Practical situation ICCO
  • 16. Choice policy option:option 4
  • 17. Recommendations (1)
    • Compliance with ICCO’s policies
      • ICCO policy
      • Policy unit
      • Monitor work FOs
  • 18. Recommendations (2)
    • Support structure
      • Mainstream capacity development in project cycle
      • Monitor Regional Managers on targets
      • Unambiguous financial project monitoring
  • 19. Recommendations (3)
    • Performance of the FO
      • Clear and realistic job description FO
          • Benchmark!
      • Stimulate cooperation FO and PO
      • Capacities function profile FOs
  • 20. Thank you for your attention

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