SOS Call for Applications to Develop Child Rights Policy Analysis Manual Jobs in Ethiopia
SOS Call for Applications to Develop Child Rights Policy Analysis Manual Jobs in EthiopiaSOS Children’s Villages International (SOS CVI) is non-governmental and non-denominational organization working with communities, partners and states to ensure that the rights of all children are fulfilled in every society.
SOS CVI is a global federation working to protect and care for children who have lost parental care, or who stand at risk of losing the care.
Scope of work
The comprehensive and well-structured manual should be useful for both beginners and advanced advocates in child rights in general and alternative care in particular.
The manual should take into consideration programmatic approaches and implementation modalities of SOS Children’s Villages International and its MA/NAs.
The manual is also expected to provide theoretical background/framework for policy analysis, how to develop policy briefs, and practical guide for advocates and case studies/examples from different countries in Eastern and Southern African region.
As part of the deliverables, the consultant is expected to provide training to advocacy practitioners and program implementers within SOS Children’s Villages.
The training is expected to equip trainees with adequate theoretical knowledge and practical skills on applying the manual for child rights advocacy in particular alternative care.
At the end of the training advocates are expected to have the skill to develop quality technical briefs.
For the manual, the consultant is expected to propose a comprehensive and effective methodology that enables to produce high quality deliverable.
For the training, the consultant is expected to utilize participatory methods, engaging and be creative during the training.
The methods must be in line with adult learning recommendations.
Adoption of relevant audio and visual training techniques, case studies and examples from East and Southern Africa context are strongly encouraged.
The consultant is also expected to propose other methods that are relevant in meeting the prescribed objectives.
The consultant will report to the Advocacy and Communications Unit of the SOS Children Villages International, East and Southern Africa Regional Office based in Addis Ababa.
A comprehensive policy analysis manual with step-by-step guidance for all levels of practitioners
Conduct a training on how to conduct policy analysis and how to develop policy briefs
Proposal and outline for trainings – with learning objectives and methodologies
Detailed presentations for each section,
Evaluation report for the training
Duration of Assignment
The development of the manual must be completed within three months from signing of contract.
The training of should be completed within one month after submission of the manual. The training will be conducted in two sessions each three to five days.
Minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent in public policy, child rights, law, political sciences, social policy, sociology, social work, development studies or similar and relevant fields of study **
Minimum of seven years of experience in policy analysis, advocacy, child rights, legislation, alternative care and child protections systems at national or international level;
The applicant is required to have developed at least one similar manual
In-depth knowledge of advocacy and policy development processes**
Highly professional in researching, synthesizing, analysing and writing skills and conducting trainings **
A good command of written and spoken English language
Applicants that do not fulfil the above requirements need NOT apply.
Costs must be quoted in US Dollars
Technical proposals should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
Financial proposals must be submitted in Microsoft Excel document.
The document should be password protected.
The financial proposal should indicate all professional and admin costs in detail
The financial proposal should separately indicate travel costs if any (only unit cost per day per country - that includes air travel cost, per diem, accommodation and incidentals only – Other costs should be categorized with professional and admin)
All required documents must be zipped in one folder before submission
If attachments are larger than 10 MB, please upload to Google Drive and share the link in the application email
Subject line of the application e-mail must be: “Application to Develop Child Rights Policy Analysis Manual”
SOS Children’s Villages International, East and Southern Africa Regional office has the right to
Contact any or all references supplied by the bidder(s);
Request additional supporting or supplementary data (from the bidder(s));
Arrange interviews with the bidder(s);
Reject any or all proposals submitted;
Accept any proposals in whole or in part;
Negotiate with the service provider(s) who has/have attained the best rating/ranking, i.e. the one(s) providing the overall best value proposal(s);
Contract any number of candidates as required to achieve the overall evaluation objectives
After the bid opening, each proposal will be assessed first on its compliance, technical quality and subsequently on its price.
The proposal with the best overall value, composed of technical merit and price, will be considered for final approval.
SOS Children’s Villages International, East and Southern Africa Regional office has established a procurement committee to lead the overall process review and evaluate bids and make a decision based on the criteria listed.
Taxes and payment
(as per the regulation)
Fees for Ethiopian nationals will be paid in ETB as per the prevailing exchange rate
Fees for non-Ethiopian nationals will be paid through bank transfer in USD
Two percent (2%) tax will be deducted from Ethiopian consultants with business license and business TIN. 30% tax will be deducted from Ethiopian consultants with personal TIN
15% tax will be deducted from consultants who are non-Ethiopians
Payment details will be communicated to the winning bidder
Application Documents to be submitted
Interested applicants should submit
Signed and scanned bid application and declaration form (See Annex -1)
Technical Proposal in Ms Word Format (in English)
Resume or Company Profile
Financial proposal with detailed cost breakdown (should be separate from technical proposal and must be in Microsoft Excel) – Quotes must be in US Dollars.
One sample manual, toolkit or guideline on policy analysis, formulation, and monitoring produced. The sample must be developed and produced by the applicant and will be verified.
Copy of highest educational qualification earned (degree/diploma)
Any application that doesn’t include any one of the above requirements and does NOT adhere to the application information under paragraph 10 will be disqualified.
Individuals and/or a group of individuals organizations, associations, or companies are eligible to apply for this consultancy service.
How to Apply
Applicants MUST copy all these emails addresses in their application. ESAF.HROD@ssos-kd.org, Kifleyesus.Gezahegn@sos-kd.org and Firew.Bekele@sos-kd.org
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