Adeso is a humanitarian and development organization that is changing the way people think about and deliver aid in Africa.
TERMS OF REFERENCE: OPERATIONS AND PARTNERSHIP ADVISOR - NEAR
Organization: NEAR - Network for Empowered Aid Response, www.near.ngo, (Hosted by Adeso - African Development Solutions www.adesoafrica.org)
Project: NEAR Capacity Strengthening Program
Position Type: Consultancy
Study/Assessment Topic: Operations and Program support
Position Location: Nairobi, Kenya with Frequent Travel to Somalia, DRC and South Sudan
Duration: 2-3 Months (May Be Extended)
Reporting To: Programs Manager - NEAR
Working With: The NEAR Secretariat
Starting Date: Immediately
ABOUT NEAR NETWORK
Adeso together with other local and national NGOs have come together to form a global network which was launched in May 2016 at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. The network, NEAR (Network for Empowered Aid Response), is a movement of local organizations with a bold ambition - to reshape the top-down humanitarian and development system to one that is locally driven and owned, and is built around equitable, dignified and accountable partnerships.
BACKGROUND FOR CONSULTANCY
The Operations and Partnership Advisor will work closely with the NEAR Programs Manager to ensure that adequate levels of operations support are provided to NEAR personnel and partners working in Africa. This position will ensure that partner programmatic milestones are achieved before project closeout and support NEAR in general in ensuring compliance of all programs. S/he will contribute to the Capacity building of CS partners and assist the Executive Director with the design of operations department systems, policies and procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the implementation of NEAR programs globally.
SCOPE OF WORK
2-3 months (may be extended)
COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
In consideration of the fees paid, the Consultant expressly assigns to NEAR any copyright arising from the works the consultant produces while executing this contract. All images (whether used for online or print purposes) must however bear the consultant’s photo credit, as specified by international intellectual property rights. The consultant may not use, reproduce or otherwise disseminate or authorize others to use, reproduce or disseminate such works without prior consent from NEAR.
Please note: This ToR is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, the ToR is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
All applications should be sent to email@example.com by 31st July 2018 with “Operations and Partnership Advisor” on the subject line. The selection committee will review all applications as they arrive. All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and those unable to meet these requirements will not be considered.
Each application package should include the following:
Applications not including all the above information will not be reviewed. NEAR is an equal opportunity employer.
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