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The East African : Aug 2nd 2015
The EastAfrican 38 Supported by: ADVERTISEMENT AUGUST 1-7,2015 Request for Applications for Independent Mineral Chain Auditor for the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) The ICGLR Executive Secretariat, in conjunction with Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA) and CBRMT, is requesting proposals from individual candidates (consultants) qualified to establish and operationalize an office of the Independent Mineral Chain Auditor which aims to fulfil three main purposes as outlined on the request for application for the Independent Mineral Chain Auditor, published on the ICGLR website www.icglr.org, on the following link : http://www.icglr.org/index.php/en/job-opportunities/ 612-independentmineralchainauditor . Candidates should submit their applications in English to the ICGLR Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org with a cc: to email@example.com , the PPA Facilitator, by 17:00 Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4) on Friday, 7 August, 2015. ADVERT FOR CONSULTANCY FOR CONDUCTING RESEARCH ON EFFECTIVENESS AND IMPACT OF REGIONAL CIVIL SOCIETIES’ SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE ADVOCACY NETWORKS IN EAST AFRICA REGION (Ref: 17/7 /WV/SC/2015) World Vision Burundi seeks to invite technically qualified, skilled and experienced Consultant to apply for this call for expressions of interest to lead the review process of effectiveness of existing regional CSOs networks in improving sexual reproductive health and right to all people in East Africa Region. Background RAMBA (French acronym for Rendre Accessible les services de santé Maternelle, jeuneet adolescents Beaucoup plus Ameliores) is a three-year Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) project which was launched in 2014. It is jointly funded by the European Union (EU) and World Vision Germany (WVG), with implementation in WV’s Burundi. The research component of RAMBA includes a functionality assessment of SRHR Civil Society Organization (CSO) advocacy networks in Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. General Objective To lead the review process of effectiveness of existing regional CSOs networks in improving sexual reproductive health and right to all people in East Africa Region. Specific Objectives • To conduct desk review of best practices of regional CSOs in ensuring access and utilization of SRHR services and information. • To assess existing CSOs practices including best practices, beliefs, cultures and other influencing factors in relation to SRHR. • To examine the attitudes and insights of SRHR experts from civil societies on the question of the ‘effectiveness’ of civil societies advocacy networks. • To determine which hierarchical, structural, and power principles, politics and processes are being utilized by SRHR networks. • To highlight the challenges and opportunities for organizations operating within the civil societies advocacy network movement. • To explore how organizational structures of civil societies practicing in networks change and develop over time, within different geographical, historical and political contexts and how these may affect networks’ sustainability and success. Management of Consultancy The consultant shall directly report to the health specialist of WVB and EAR Health Director. However, the consultant shall work very closely with the health and nutrition technical teams of RAMBA project partners (comprised of WVB, WV-Germany and WVEAR office and CPAJ staff) in developing approach, design of tools, analysis of data and preparing the final report. Consultant Competency: • PhD/Masters in Sexual Reproductive Health, Public Health or related fields, • Previous experience in conducting similar analysis, • Substantial experience in leading multi-sector/country situational analysis or studies/ assessments, • Excellent research and writing skills, • Excellent strategic, conceptual and analytical skills, ability to beat tight deadlines, • Good understanding of SRHR contexts in Burundi and EAR Interested candidates are invited to submit their records sealed in envelopes including a technical and financial offer with contents described in the terms of reference to the World Vision Burundi Head Office based in Rohero I Avenue d’Italie 3 n˚ daily working from 8:30am to 17:30pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 1:30pm every Friday; or submit them via the email to WVBRecruitment@wvi.org. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, August 3rd, 2015. For more information contact us on +257 22215669 working hours only. For more details, refer to the attached Terms of references on https://www.facebook.com/ pages/Projet-RAMBA-World-Vision-Burundi-CPAJ/233801460163879?fref=ts https://twitter.com/WVBurundi NOTE: World Vision is against all forms of corruption and, therefore, wishes to inform that no form of fees will be granted to anyone for any transaction. If such a situation arises, please notify the National Director of World Vision International in Burundi Tel (257) 22 24 43 16.
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