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Country: South Africa Organization: Pact Closing date: 21 Dec 2020 Project DirectorAt the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expert…

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Organization: BRAC
Closing date: 30 Oct 2020

Call for consultants

Location: Global

Application Deadline: 30th October 2020**

Type of Contract: Individual

Languages Required: English

About us:

BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now the world’s largest development organization. Over 100,000 BRAC workers touch the lives of an estimated 135 million people in 11 countries, using a wide array of tools such as microfinance, education, healthcare, legal rights training and more.

Our Vision:

A world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential.

Background information:

BRAC’s Programme Development, Resource Mobilization and Learning (PRL) unit supports coordination between BRAC Affiliates, BRAC Bangladesh, BRAC International, and Country Offices to strategize and diversify the organization’s fundraising approaches, designing high quality programmes, improving timeliness of project/programme proposals development and submissions, as well as performance and reporting. The unit supports BRAC’s journey towards becoming a knowledge partner of choice in the humanitarian and development industries. BRAC’s projects are wide ranging in the expertise and knowledge they require; therefore, we are inviting suitably qualified, experienced consultants to submit their CVs, two referees and a career summary outlining their areas of expertise and their experience with consultancy services, for consideration.

BRAC runs a network of Microfinance and multi-sector social development programmes including Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents, Early Childhood Development, Agriculture, Food Security and Livelihoods, Targeting the Ultra-poor, and Emergency Preparedness and Response. Our range of targeted multi-sector programmes demands a multi-expertise team of consultants who can support our programme development activities.

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Climate change/Environment
  • Agriculture, food security and livelihood
  • Education
  • Skills development and TVET
  • WASH
  • Health and nutrition
  • Youth economic empowerment
  • Gender
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and Learning
  • Safeguarding/child protection

Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to manage information and deliver accurate and concise reports in a timely manner
  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Regional experience and familiarity with the operational procedures of regional and international development agencies
  • Expertise in writing proposals, academic research, high level reports, strategy documents**Required Skills and Experience**

  • At least a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or relevant field

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience

  • Have participatory and interactive skills

How to apply:

Application procedure:

Interested candidates should send an email attaching a CV, summary of consultancy experience (2 pages maximum) and the range of their daily rate to bracafrica@brac.net mentioning the area of expertise in subject line by 30th October 2020.

After submission

Submitted applications will be reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted for further discussions. Once your application is accepted to be part of the database, BRAC may contact you for any consultancy opportunities that are relevant to your area of expertise. This selection does not in any way assure a consultancy contract. Additional documents may be required if you are selected for a specific consultancy.



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