CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR A CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP OF A STRATEGIC PLAN

ABOUT THE CONTRACTING ORGANISATION

The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is a regional membership organization consisting of 46 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in Africa. NANHRI, whose Secretariat is based in Nairobi-Kenya since 2007, is registered under Kenyan laws as an independent legal entity.

The Network’s mission is to support – through national, sub-regional, regional and international co-operation – the establishment, strengthening and development of African national human rights institutions with the aim of enhancing their effectiveness in human rights monitoring, promotion, protection and advocacy. Since inception, the NANHRI has had three Strategic Plans, i.e 2009-2011, 2012-2014 and the current 2015-2019 Strategic Plan which was extended to the year 2020, to allow for the development of the Strategic Plan for the next 5-year period.

It is with this background that NANHRI is seeking to contract a consultant to undertake the development of the new strategic plan 2021-2025.­­­

SCOPE OF THE CONSULTANCY

The scope of work will include:

i. Assessing the significance and impact of current Organisation’s programmes;

ii. Identifying points of weakness and areas that need improvement in the Organisation’s programmes;

iii. Engaging the NANHRI Steering Committee to determine the strategic direction of the Organisation;

iv. Identifying member expectations and priorities through a systematic assessment of members’ needs;

v. Providing evidence-based recommendations to inform the design of the next Organisation’s Strategic Plan;

vi. Determining the Organisation’s position to influence or contribute to addressing the identified gaps (including analysis of comparative advantage, SWOT and PESTEL)

vii. Developing an innovative strategy for the Organisation’s work using the analysis of information from the preceding stages; and

viii. Facilitating engagements with members, stakeholders and partners for the validation of the draft strategy document.

TIMELINES

The Consultant shall undertake the assignment and submit deliverables within a period 3 months from the date of signing the consultancy agreement.

QUALIFICATIONS

i. A post-graduate degree in law, social/political sciences, international human rights law, Governance, Public Policy and Administration or any other related discipline (the team leader should possess this if applying as a consultancy firm or group);

ii. At least of 10 years’ experience in national, regional and international human rights and governance issues and mechanisms;

iii. Extensive experience and knowledge of the mandate and functions of National Human Rights Institutions;

iv. Strong communication and facilitation skills (oral, written and presentation skills); and

v. Experience in developing strategic plans, organisational frameworks, programmes design and logical framework approach, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;

vi. Strong research and analysis skills both qualitative and quantitative;

vii. Ability to work in both French and English as the process will involve engagements with both Francophone and Anglophone countries.

How to apply

SUBMISSION OF BIDS

Expressions of interest should contain a cover letter, a technical and financial proposals and the Consultant’s curriculum vitae.

The EOI should be sent strictly via email to: [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] by August 21, 2020. The reference number of this consultancy must be included in the subject line of the submissions.

ENQUIRIES SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO

Doreen Nguti, Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 718 201 821

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