Call for consultant: LGBT+ mapping and strategy analysis in Western Kenya

The Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA) is seeking an experienced and qualified consultant to complete an assignment connected to our LGBT+ projects in Kenya. DFPA has since 2018 been implementing the Equal Rights Equal Access project in Kenya with a focus on LGBT+ persons human rights and access to health. The DFPA have been implementing LGBT+ projects in Kenya since 2014.

Background

DFPA is a non-governmental organization without religious or political affiliations. We work with associations and organizations within the sphere of sexual and reproductive health and rights and are a member of International Planned Parenthood Federation. DFPA have been implementing international LGBT+ projects since 2014 in Kenya through focusing on health of LGBT+ persons as a soft gate-way to addressing human rights.

Purpose of Evaluation

The Consultancy concerns the future of DFPA’s LGBT+ programmes in Kenya. The main objective of the assignment is twofold; firstly, it is meant to provide DFPA with a mapping of the LGBT+ civil society in Kenya, with a geographical focus on Kisumu, HomaBay and Nairobi, including recommendations for partnership; and secondly, it is the purpose of this assignment that the DFPA and current – and future – partners gain insight best strategies for supporting the LGBT+ civil society, with a detailed analysis of challenges, opportunities and most viable strategies.

Please read the full Terms of Reference for this consultancy before applying: https://www.sexogsamfund.dk/sites/default/files/terms_of_reference_for_c…

Competences and qualifications of Consultant

The Consultant should have the following competences and experiences:

· Proven experience in using qualitative and quantitative research methods

· Professional experience with working in Kenya (with the health sector and civil society)

· Comprehensive technical knowledge on human rights-based programming targeting marginalized and vulnerable target groups

· Comprehensive technical knowledge of LGBT+, gender equality and preferably in a Global South context

· Experience in capacity development of organisations and movement-building

· Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights

· Fluency in English.

How to apply

How to apply Applicants should submit:

  1. CV and cover letter outlining suitability for the role and motivation for applying.

  2. Proposed framework for the assignment (max. 2 pages) and budget.

Do note that you can only upload ONE (merged) document. The document should be in a PDF version. Please upload your application at https://www.sexogsamfund.dk/ledige-stillinger (We only accept applications uploaded through our web site) by 12 am GMT on 22 February 2021. Applications received by e-mail will not be taken into consideration.

Questions regarding assignment and ToR may be directed to [email protected]

The assignment is intended to run from March 2021. All nationalities are invited to apply for this position, but a team with both international and local experience is favored.

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