GirlHub

Terms of Reference

Evaluation of 12+ Girls’ Health and Social Asset Building Programme

June 2013 – June 2016

Objective

Purpose: The evaluation will generate girl-centred participatory evaluation that is used to generate change for girls at local and international policy levels.Evaluation data will be collected for 12+ evaluation purposes, as well as inform a longer-term longitudinal study.

Direct objective: Undertake rigorous baseline, midline and end line evaluations of health, social and financial asset-building interventions on lives of 10-12 year old girls.

Recipient

The primary recipient of this consultancy will be the Ministry of Health, the 12+ Monitoring and Evaluation Sub Committee and the 12+ Steering Committee.

Scope of Work

The successful bidder should:
Develop and deliver rigorous baseline, midterm and endline evaluations
Secure study approval
Prepare and publish detailed analytical reports (to include white papers and/or peer reviewed publications) on all evaluation data and findings, in alignment with Ministry of Health analysis and reporting requirements
Incorporate innovative evaluation methods
The evaluation agency will report to the 12+ Monitoring and Evaluation Sub Committee, co-chaired by Ministry of Health/SPIU and Girl Hub Rwanda.

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TOR Response
Interested bidders should submit properly printed and bound proposals on or before 12th April, 2013. Technical proposals should be no more than 20 pages.

Annexes should include CVs of individual consultants, and budget proposals should clearly delineate subcontracted costs.

Please submit technical proposals and budget proposals as separate documents.

These can be submitted to:

Linkage Outsourcing Services Office,
Ground Floor, Eden Garden House, Kacyiru main road,
Approx. 500m from EWSA office towards Kinamba,
Kigali, Rwanda. Time: 9am-4pm

For more details on the Terms of Reference, please visit www.linkagesrwanda.com
Forum Syd

Consultancy

This is a call for applications to design and develop a training curriculum for Young Women Leadership Program

Terms of Reference

Position Title: Consultancy for designing and developing a training curriculum for leadership program for young women

Duration: 28 working days

Application deadline: COB 28/03/2013

Organizational Background

Forum Syd is a Swedish NGO with Country offices in Nairobi and headquarters in Sweden.

Our key thematic areas are Democracy and Rights, Gender and Natural Resource Management. We do this through strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations.

Jua Jimbo Project

Project Summary

Jua Jimbo project ( know your county) under thematic area Democracy and rights is being implemented in Kenya across four counties. The Project seeks to increase community influence and “enhance community ability especially those that are voice poor and marginalized to have democratic influence on governance at the incoming county governments.”

Jua Jimbo project targets to influence two spaces; the demand and supply side of governance. Henceforth, Jua Jimbo project through a rights-based approach seeks to promote dialogue between the duty bearers and the right holders. In the long term, Jua Jimbo envisions counties that promote good governance and facilitate citizen participation.

All the activities of the Jua Jimbo projects aim at ensuring that the ‘voice poor and marginalized communities in the targeted counties are jointly engaged with their leaders in county development processes, and that there are ‘accountable county governments that are influenced by voice poor and the marginalized communities in their decision making processes’.

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Vacancy contact: Please address your applications to:

The Country Representative,
Forum Syd, Kenya Office,
P.O. Box 1419 - 00502,
Nairobi.

Email to: stephen.gichohi@forumsyd.org and copied to hellen.njerikuria@forumsyd.org and mukami.kowino@forumsyd.org.
Business Development Manager – Somalia / Somaliland Country Office

Team / Programme: Programme Development and Quality

Location: Nairobi

Grade: TBC

Post Type: National / International

Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose:

The Business Development Manager will work to identify donor opportunities, facilitate donor engagement, assist in the development of fundraising strategies, and coordinate proposal development for large and strategic funding opportunities.

Recognising that many conversations with donors involve a review or update around current grants as well as discussions about new opportunities, the Business Development Manager will also be expected to keep closely informed about the progress of all major institutional grants and able to speak to results in key reporting documents.

The Business Development Manager will be located in Nairobi. The role has an external orientation, but works closely with the Member Services Department for interaction with other members of Save the Children International who provide programme funding.

Scope of Role:

Reports to: Director of Quality Programmes

Dimensions: Save the Children International works in 4 regions in Somalia / Somaliland with a current staff complement of approximately 450 staff and current expenditure of approximately 64$ million in 2012.

Staff directly reporting to this post: Senior Grants Writer

Key Areas of Accountability

Identification of donor opportunities
Identify, research, and disseminate information on new funding opportunities from bilateral, multi-lateral, and other institutional donors.
Cultivate business relationships with external stakeholders and potential partners for large scale or strategic funding opportunities, either as a prime or sub-recipient in joint ventures.
Explore and test potential private sector partnerships and keep abreast of local funding environment.
Pro-actively seek donor intelligence on prospective new opportunities or partnerships.
Provide updated information to Member Services team to stimulate increased and new investments by SC Members in the Somalia country portfolio.
Ensure key contacts, required formats and donor strategies are kept up-to-date at the country office level.
Facilitate donor engagement
Cultivate excellent working relationships with donor agencies at regional and country level as appropriate and as indicated by the line manager.
Lead the development and regular update of a long-term donor engagement strategy to assist in growing the Somalia portfolio over the next 3-5 years in areas relevant to SCI and child rights.
Represent the Somalia office in relevant donor fora, workshops and conferences where new business development opportunities can be formulated, as indicated by the line manager.
Coordinate proposal development
Directly involved in the development of high-value or complex proposals or bids. Provides leadership, co-ordination and direct input and support to proposal development teams.
Track proposal development timelines and ensure coordination amongst teams – PDQ, Programme Operations, Finance, HR, Security and Member Services.
In collaboration with Members (and Member Support Services), broker technical assistance and other resources to support proposal development.
Facilitates engagement of consultants on large-scale proposals, or when technical specialists are needed.
Represents Save the Children International generally (along with technical experts) in consortium meetings regarding proposal development.
Ensures that Programme Quality Framework is addressed in all new proposals and that key elements of programme quality are included (e.g. child participation, child safeguarding, lessons learned from past proposals, accountability, risk assessments, effective partnership strategy, etc.).
Coordinates Value for Money calculations in proposal development, as required by donors.
Facilitate development of country fundraising strategies
Assist in developing funding strategies for thematic programme plans and cross-sectoral integration.
Business analysis
Monitor grants, contracts and income secured data, and provide analysis or commentary for SMT, including trends and potential opportunities.
Lead on establishing and maintaining an up-to-date database of proposals submitted, approved, rejected and reports submitted to donors/SC members.
Monitors proposal pipelines and ensures that updated trackers are available for planning purposes
Quality Management for Donor Engagement
Coordinates the synthesis of key donor reports across programme sites (e.g. more than one Area Office), ensuring complete and timely reporting to donors.
Interfaces closely with Programme Operations to ensure all information is produced in a way that ensures quality donor engagement as well as quality and integration of SCI interventions at the programme design and reporting stage.
Capacity building
Brokers training opportunities and resources to build capacity in programme staff – i.e. proposal development, report writing, project cycle management, or donor compliance.
People Management, Mentoring and Development
The Business Development Manager provides direct line management to a Business Development Team, define expectations, provide leadership and support as needed
The Business Development Team works closely with the members of the PDQ in order to ensure the quality of SCI’s work and areas of improvement are identified.
Hold weekly meetings with the Business Development Team to discuss workloads and how members of the team can support one another at busy times.
Ensure the recruitment, training, and promotion of staff as appropriate; ensure availability of and support appropriate professional development opportunities for staff in education
Incorporate staff development strategies and Performance Management Systems into team building process.
Oversee that all direct staff proactively build and maintain technical skills and competencies required for leading and/or inputting for first class programs – both development and emergency nature
Manage the performance of the Business Development Team through:
Effective use of the Performance Management System including the establishment of clear, measureable objectives, ongoing feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations;
Coaching, mentoring and other developmental opportunities;
Recognition and rewards for outstanding performance;
Documentation of performance that is less than satisfactory, with appropriate performance improvements/ work plans
Support the development of an organisational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors.
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience
Master degree in an area of social development or equivalent.
Recommended a minimum of five years management in a both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children International priority sectors: education, protection, rights governance, HIV/AIDs, health and nutrition, and emergencies
Excellent writing/editing skills, budget development skills and presentation/communication skills.
Experience in presenting project information to donors and partners.
Experience in leading development of large-scale or strategic proposals, including the development of project budgets greater than $1 million.
Experience of working with financial and other data systems to produce budgets, analyse data and track trends.
Ability to coach or mentor senior staff in proposal development or funding strategies
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets.
Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
Commitment to Save the Children International values.
Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications are required to submit a covering letter quoting Vacancy Announcement No. SCI/SOM/06/13 with their updated Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and name, title and e-mail address of three referees to Somalia.vacancies@savethechildren.org.

However, the position may be awarded earlier than this date due to the urgency in filling the position

Applications close on 12th April 2013.
Our client is a Flower Company based in Nairobi that has been in existence for 24 years it’s a well-recognized name in the industry for producing quality roses all year round .

The company has 6 rose farms in Kenya.

They are looking for a Business Development Executive.

The Business Development Executive will be responsible for managing, implementing, and deploying new business processes and partnerships to increase sales and industry reach.

This position offers a true ground-floor opportunity for an experienced Business Development or Sales Professional to join the company.

Job Functions
Work closely with the farms to design, implement, analyze and deploy new business processes
Manage partner relationships to increase business and identify new opportunities for company partnerships
Track all business development activities, analyze quarterly progress and suggest new strategies based on findings
Manage the retails outlet and the team involved
Build and maintain successful relationships with partners
Oversee workflows for partner accounts, manages partner communications and resolves escalated issues or questions from clients
Required Qualifications
Diploma/Degree in Floriculture, Horticulture or Equivalent Experience
1-2+ years prior work experience in Sales, Business Development or related positions
Demonstrated results in meeting Sales quotas or Business Development goals
Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications
A high level of passion to succeed and a strong level of self-motivation
An effective team player with a strong work ethic
Relationship Building skills
Experience with training and staff development
If you feel you fit the above profile please send your application to alternatedoors@gmail.com
Our client is a leading real estate company in Kenya.

The group commands attention in the Real Estate industry for continually setting new benchmarks in the premium niche market.

The company is looking for a Legal Officer.

Desired Candidate Profile:
Should be excellent in legal drafting.
Attending court matters for the real estate firm in all designated courts
Should have knowledge of Agreements and legal clauses.
Excellent communication skills
Good coordinating skills
3-5 years working Experience
Job Description:
Handle the job of legal department in co-ordination with head superiors
Reply over complaints / escalations
Drafting Sale Agreements and other related documents.
Providing Legal Opinion on various Legal Matters relating to Property and Real Estate Business.
To Check the title of the Property/Land and Present the Legal feasibility for the same.
Basically to handle all the matters pertaining to Legal Compliance, Issues and consulting the Company for the same.
Send your CV with -designation, skillset, years of experience and location to alternatedoors@gmail.com
Our client is a leading real estate company in Kenya.

The group commands attention in the Real Estate industry for continually setting new benchmarks in the premium niche market.

The company is looking for a Legal Officer.

Desired Candidate Profile:
Should be excellent in legal drafting.
Attending court matters for the real estate firm in all designated courts
Should have knowledge of Agreements and legal clauses.
Excellent communication skills
Good coordinating skills
3-5 years working Experience
Job Description:
Handle the job of legal department in co-ordination with head superiors
Reply over complaints / escalations
Drafting Sale Agreements and other related documents.
Providing Legal Opinion on various Legal Matters relating to Property and Real Estate Business.
To Check the title of the Property/Land and Present the Legal feasibility for the same.
Basically to handle all the matters pertaining to Legal Compliance, Issues and consulting the Company for the same.
Send your CV with -designation, skillset, years of experience and location to alternatedoors@gmail.com

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