Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Counterbalance alone, however, is not enough. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.
Hivos East Africa wishes to respond to a call on: Devolution by DFID. The Devolution agenda is currently being advanced by different programs in Hivos: Open Up Contracting, Protecting Rights, Openness and Transparency-Enhancing Civic Transformation (PROTECT) and Voice. The programs engage with county governments, national government agencies, oversight agencies, civil society, networks/coalitions of civil society organizations,media outlets and independent journalists and business sector actors in critical areas.
Building on experiences from the above mentioned programs, Hivos East Africa would like to expand and deepen its engagement at sub-national level specifically on issues of freedom and accountability through designing a new programe in response to the DFID tender on devolution.
We are seeking a suitably qualified consultant(s) to develop the technical program proposal in accordance with the DFID Terms of Reference and requirements.
To develop a complete technical program proposal complete with a theory of change, activities and work plan.
The consultant(s) will be expected to undertake the following tasks:
The consultant(s) will be expected to deliver the following outputs for final review, approval and submission to DFID:
Management and support
The consultant(s) will work closely with the Program Development Manager-Freedom & Accountability and will be supported by a technical team from Hivos. The consultant(s) will be expected to work collaboratively with Hivos team and all partners involved in the design of the program.
The exact timelines will be aligned to the DFID Tender Submission deadline following the publication of the Tender in November 2019. Consultancy assignment is expected to take at least 20 working days with the final technical proposal submitted not later than five days before the DFID submission deadline.
Interested consultant(s) should share a technical proposal that includes the following;
The detailed terms of reference can be downloaded from here
The Expression of Interest (EoI) should be submitted via e-mail with the subject line: ‘Kenya Devolution Program Consultancy’ to: email@example.com
Questions or request for clarifications should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com