Sunday, 8 January 2012

UNDP - Amkeni WaKenya Rapporteurs Consultancy Services

1. Background

UNDP Kenya and Development Partners established a Civil Society Democratic Governance (CSDG) Facility (also known as “Amkeni WaKenya” or “The Facility”), under the UNDP Country Programme Action Plan.

The CSDG Facility, under the Democratic Governance Unit, has an objective to support the country in its efforts to uphold democratic governance, human rights and the rule of law through enhanced empowerment of the people and strengthening of relevant governance institutions.

This objective demands a focus on improved capacity of citizens to demand application of the law, upholding of basic rights of citizens, access to justice, promoting participation and inclusiveness, and ensuring the government’s accountability to citizens through the entrenchment of democratic governance in the country.

Amkeni Wakenya aims at providing support to civil society organizations working on the demand side of promoting democratic governance, and the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya.

2. The Task

Amkeni Wakenya now seeks to engage the services of four Consultants to lead in the Rappoteuring of the Facility’s various 2012 activities on an “as and when needed” basis.

3. Qualifications, Skills & Experience
  • First degree in Social Sciences or equivalent qualification.
  • At least (2) years professional experience of providing Rapporteur and report writing services at National or/ and International workshops or forums.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of democratic governance issues in Kenya
  • Proficiency in computer especially Microsoft Office suite applications.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Previous work with UNDP or any other UN Agency is an added advantage.
4. Duration of the consultancy

Provide rapporteuring services from the 01st February 2012 to 31st December 2012 on an “as and when needed” basis.

5. Application Procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications with the subject clearly marked as follows: Amkeni WaKenya- Rapporteurs

Please complete a current P11 form, CVs (3 pages Maximum per CV) containing a comprehensive profile of similar or comparable consultancies and referees to:
consultants.ken@undp.org to reach us on or before 19th January 2012.

The full Terms of Reference (TOR) and requirements can be viewed by visiting the UNDP website: www.ke.undp.org/index.php/procurements and the Amkeni
WaKenya website: www.amkeniwakenya.org/index.php/procurements

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