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  • Posted on: 29 January, 2015 Deadline: 6 February, 2015
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  • Founded in 1982, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) works to transform the way the world deals with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving. We work with local partners to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies' capacity to deal with conflicts constructively: to understand the differences and act on the commonalities.

    Search for common ground implementing the "Tomorrow is a new day" project with funding from European Union requires the service of a Women Advocacy Consultant and a Youth Advocacy Consultant to assist in the delivery of the advocacy aspect of the Tomorrow is a New Day Project. The Consultant will train the TND II project staff and supervise advocacy
    training in the target communities.

    Women Advocacy Consultant

     

    Purpose of the assignment and main tasks:

    • Under the supervision of the Project Manager of Tomorrow is a New Day, the consultant will develop and implement a full-fledged advocacy strategy for promoting the overarching advocacy objectives of TND II:
    • Review the Common Ground Advocacy training manual and adapt it to the context of the Niger-Delta.
    • Conduct Training of Trainers (TOT) for programme officers of SFCG and implementing partners in Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
    • Supervise the step-down of the Advocacy training in target communities in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States
    • Deliver a comprehensive report at the end of the consultancy period detailing the review ofthe manual, trainings and outcomes ofthe training.

    Required Skills and Experience
    Education:

    • Masters' Degree in Gender studies, International Development, education or other field related to Gender equality.

    Experience:

    • At least 7 years of working with International organisations, government agencies or NGOs of which, three (3) years' experience is on working on women and youth human rights issues.
    • Previous experience in Youth oriented projects will be an advantage.
    • The total duration of the consultancy is for 30 days.

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    Youth Advocacy Consultant

     

    Purpose of the assignment and main tasks:

    • Under the supervision of the Project Manager of Tomorrow is a New Day, the consultant will develop and implement a full-fledged advocacy strategy for promoting the overarching advocacy objectives of TND II:
    • Review the Common Ground Advocacy training manual and adapt it to the context of the Niger-Delta.
    • Conduct Training of Trainers (TOT) for programme officers of SFCG and implementing partners in Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
    • Supervise the step-down of the Advocacy training in target communities in Abia, Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States
    • Deliver a comprehensive report at the end of the consultancy period detailing the review ofthe manual, trainings and outcomes ofthe training.

    Required Skills and Experience
    Education:

    • Masters' Degree in Gender studies, International Development, education or other field related to Gender equality.

    Experience:

    • At least 7 years of working with International organisations, government agencies or NGOs of which, three (3) years' experience is on working on women and youth human rights issues.
    • Previous experience in Youth oriented projects will be an advantage.
    • The total duration of the consultancy is for 30 days.

    Method of Application

    Application Procedure: Applications should be addressed to 'The Country Director', Search for Common Ground Nigeria and must contain:

    • A cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your suitability for the role
    • An updated resume, not more than 3 pages long outlining past experiences
    • A sample of a previous consultancy report.

    All applications should be sent to Cbagu@sfcg.org

    Deadline: Friday 6th February. 2015

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