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Announcement

Title: Tender for Consulting Services

Name of organisation: COPORWA NGO

Name of Project: PPIMA PROJECT IN RURAL DISTRICS

Background

A. Background: COPORWA (Community of Potters of Rwanda) was created in 1995. COPORWA’s purpose is to support the sustainable development of potter communities(Historically Marginalized People) by promoting equal rights as Rwandese citizens and increase their participation and representation. COPORWA works to improve livelihoods through increasing food security and incomes and have worked on Education (literacy and professional skills/vocational trainings), advocacy, housing, representation, agriculture and small animal husbandry. In the future, COPORWA will continue the process of the education on the human rights, to stimulate the community demand, the fight against discrimination and marginalization, and the increase of the representation of the potters in the decision-making positions both at local and national level .

Project summary

Through the PPIMA project (from 2010-2019): the civil society-COPORWA were better informed about public policy and plans and The beneficiaries were more aware of their rights in relation to public services. We have an active citizens and increased citizen voice then COPORWA was supported on capacity building in policy analysis, monitoring and advocacy. COPORWA has also strengthened internal management systems including financial, Monitoring systems and strengthen advocacy and research capacities;

For the PPIMA 2020-2024 Program in 4 Districts such as Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Gatsibo and Rutsiro, we expected to achieve the following changes:

– Poor citizens specifically the historically marginalized people are engaged in monitoring of policy making processes

– Local communities and community monitoring committees are informed about policies and holding local leaders accountable.

– Improved service delivery in the 20 selected sectors in the districts mentioned above

– Effects of corruption and injustice to enhance transparency and accountability in service delivery

Consulting services (advisor)

The specific tasks to be undertaken in this project are the following:

a. Conduct and facilitate institutional capacity self-assessment (Human resources, performance management, MEL, Financial management, Project Management etc)

b. Review and document their mandates, policies, organizational structures, management structures, existing and future programs, documenting their experience (gaps or opportunities) in implementing projects and programs;

c. Assess their financial management capabilities, including most importantly procurement (selection of consultants, preparation and approval of contracts, supervision of consultants, and monitoring of performance-based contracts).

d. Identification of priority areas for capacity strengthening and validation of these areas with COPORWA board and leadership.

e. Provide coaching to COPORWA staff with a focus on skills required to implement PPIMA project, conduct advocacy and citizens participation f. Review and advise on PPIMA project proposal for 2021, results framework, action plan and budget.

g. Provide coaching and accompaniment to COPORWA leadership team and board committees in designing policies and internal guide

Application Process

Interested consultancy Companies should submit their application through email that includes the following documnets:

a technical offer with detailed methodology

a financial offer in Rwandan francs including consultancy fee rates per day, eventual transport cost and periderms, taxes, VAT and any other costs

culliculum vitae of involved specialistis

three(3) references of previous work carried out in this technical field

Depending on the quality of the offers received, COPORWA NGO reserves itself the right to proceed to a pre-selection and to request additional information, as well as organizing Skype interviews with the pre-selected candidates.

Applications must be submitted by Thursday on 05th November 2020 at 10AM GMT+1 by email at:coporwa@yahoo.fr to attention to executive Director of COPORWA.

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