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The British Council would like to contract a consultant to lead and manage the implementation of the Civil Society Support Programme Phase (CSSP) 2. Summary of requirements

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY OPEN COMPETITIVE SELECTION OPPORTUNITY ADVERTISEMENT

DATE: 4th JULY 2019

Title: Team Leader Consultant to lead implementation of the Civil Society Support

Programme Phase (CSSP) 2, Ethiopia

The Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) 2 is a government engagement and capacity development programme designed to support Ethiopias civil society and its contribution to the countrys national development, poverty reduction and advancement of good governance in line with the governments policies and strategies. The programme, which manages a fund of more than £9 million, has a strong emphasis on hard-to-reach’ civil society and citizens, using regionally-led programming. It is comprised of a consortium led by the British Council and is supported by multiple donors led by DFID. CSSP2 is delivered through a central business unitin Addis Ababa, and has four regional hubs’ throughout the country.

CSSP2 is an adaptive and flexible programme operating in a progressing and evolving context: socially and politically, and for the Ethiopian civil society sector in particular. With recent developments in the country including the approval for the revised CSO law, CSSP2 is in a unique position of opportunity to adapt programming in response to the changes in the context, and advance in an innovative direction.

The British Council would like to contract a consultant to lead and manage the implementation of the Civil Society Support Programme Phase (CSSP) 2. Summary of requirements:

Task Title:                         Team Leader, Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) Phase 2

Required qualification:        A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Team Leader / senior

programmmanager  /  senior  organisational  role, Demonstrable understanding of Ethiopian political and civil society   context,   technical   knowledge   and   experience   of working on civil society issues in Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa (HoA) or similar context, experience of effective management and cultivation of  high-level relationships with key partners, stakeholders.

Benefit package:      Day   consultancy   fee   rates   dependent   on   experience   and/   or qualifications.

Duration:                   24 months.

You  can  submit  your  CV  and  Response  to  SSAProcurement@britishcouncil.org  (with Ben.Isaac@britishcouncil.org & Andrew.Juma@britishcouncil.org in cc). The email subject should be clearly indicated as the Title [Team Leader Consultant to manage implementation of the Civil Society Support Programme Phase (CSSP) 2, Ethiopia].

The  terms  of  reference  and  submission  instructions  can  be  access  via  the  link,

https://ethiopia.britishcouncil.org/team-leader-consultant-cssp2

The submission deadline is 23rd July 2019 (4.00 p.m. local/ Ethiopia time).