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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 9, 2021
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    InBusiness Program is aimed to create a more inclusive society for people with and without disabilities. Our focus area is to create sustainable livelihoods by developing businesses of micro-entrepreneurs, creating business linkages and taking up advocacy issues. Our target is to reach out and provide support to at least 700 entrepreneurs in Kenya.
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    MEAL Consultant


    Light for the World is a global disability & development organization, working towards breaking down barriers to enrich society with its mission is to contribute to a world in which persons with disabilities fully exercise their rights as stipulated in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Persons with disabilities living in poverty are amongst the most excluded groups in society. They are at the centre of our work and they drive the change.

    • Light for the World engages in empowering persons with disabilities to take development in their own hands.
    • Light for the World strives to overcome all barriers in society and create access for people with disabilities.
    • Light for the World is committed to improving eye health and promoting inclusive education, community-based rehabilitation, disability rights, livelihood, and disability inclusion.
    • Light for the World pays specific attention to women with disabilities, children with disabilities and more excluded impairment groups within the disability community.


    Light for the World in Kenya

    In Kenya, Light for the World's InBusiness (Inclusive Business) program is aimed at supporting people with disabilities start a stable micro-enterprise and thereby earn their own income to support their family and thus actively participate in society.

    The project supports entrepreneurs with disabilities who struggle to keep their business running and entrepreneurs with disabilities wanting to start a business. Both groups need guidance on how they can develop their ideas into a viable business.

    EmployAble is our business project focuses in building employability capacities among youth with and without disabilities in universities, it also aims to identify barriers of inclusion for more students with disabilities in core courses in the universities piloted and developed proposed action plans to alleviate those barriers.

    Light for the World Kenya's MEAL Department

    The department was created in September 2019. Started with a hiring of MEAL officer who by then had huge roles of putting up structures in place and same time implementing the ongoing MEAL activities. To date, the organization has grown with new projects coming in, all with new MEAL requirements which continued to add more roles to the current MEAL staff. Due to this, Light for the World seeks to engage a MEAL consultant on part time basis.

    Description of the required service provision

    The overall objective of the MEAL part time consultant is to support Light for The World's monitoring, evaluation, and documentation department project activities with support from Light for the World’s Monitoring, Evaluation & Documentation Lead.

    The specific objectives / expected outcomes are:

    • To support Light for the World in the finalization of a fully functional mobile data collection system.
    • Provide training to Light for the World staff on SurveyCTO functionalities.
    • Develop Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for internal data sharing.
    • Develop data collection tools for InBusiness project continuation and other new projects.
    • To support Light for the World in the development of Kenya Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) policy.
    • Support in development of Light for the World country strategy.
    • To organize Light for the World database.

    MEAL part time Consultant Profile

    The background and experience of the MEAL Part time consultant is as follows:

    • Over 10 years of progressive experience in data management and modelling, project coordination, planning and management.
    • Success in designing of data planning, collection, monitoring and evaluation tools for humanitarian or non-profit organizations.
    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with project members including remote training.
    • Ability to integrate different experiences, methodologies, and approaches from a diverse range of stakeholders, organizations, and technical experts from multiple sectors.
    • High level of experience in the development and implementation of fully functional data management systems on Surveyor platform.

    Service duration and location

    • Start date: February 2021
    • End date: April 2021
    • Service location: Nairobi

    Work Schedule

    The work schedule will be arranged by Monitoring, Evaluation & Documentation Lead, as mentioned below -

    1. Development of Mobile Data collection system - February - 5 sessions
    2. Training of Light for the World staff on Survey CTO - February - 3 sessions
    3. Development of data collection tools for TO6 - February - 2 sessions
    4. Organizing Light for the World database - February - 2 sessions
    5. Development of internal data sharing protocol - March - 3 sessions
    6. Development of Light for the World country strategy - March - 5 sessions
    7. Development of Light for the World Kenya MEAL policy - April - 5 sessions


    Service Provision Budget

    Cost of service provision: Kenya Shillings 5,000 per session (a session is defined as 4 hours).

    The consultant will be expected to work for 25 sessions in the months of February, March, and April.


    To apply :

    The consultant should submit a proposal comprising the following:

    • A technical proposal clearly outlining the consultants’ understanding of the ToR
    • An appropriate methodology of each role and a detailed work plan with clear timelines.
    • A capacity statement detailing the consultant’s ability to deliver a quality MEAL role within the given timeframe, including an overview of relevant work and technical experience
    • Contact details for 2 references for similar assignments done not more than 2 years ago
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Any appendices the consultant sees as relevant to the application.

    Method of Application

    Interested individuals or firms should submit Expression of Interest & the above mentioned documents to before or on 9th February. Please include Engagement of part time MEAL Consultant in the subject line.

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