Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on humanitarian assistance, economic development, and conflict mitigation. With the ongoing insurgency in Northeast Nigeria, causing the displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps started its humanitarian response in 2014 to address the rising humanitarian needs. Over the years, Mercy Corps’ strategy has also expanded to address the root causes of the conflict and seek to build the long term resilience of communities with integrated programs focusing on governance, the recovery of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion, and social protection, youth empowerment, and local conflict management
Mercy Corps-Our client is currently recruiting to fill the position of Consultant, Mandate Protection Training and all qualified members of the public are expected to apply as quick as possible
Job Title: Consultant for Mandate Protection Training
Location: Maiduguri Borno,
Employment Type: Contract
The Northeast Conflict Management and Stabilization (NE-CMS) Program is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to improve security and reduce support for violence in Borno State in Northeast Nigeria. Following two previous phases of the program starting in August 2016, the NE-CMS program entered Phase III in August 2019 for an additional two-year implementation period, which is expected to result in:
The consortium aims to achieve these outcomes through a range of activities: engaging government in capacity building and mentorship, supporting traditional leaders and communities to conduct advocacy and accountability activities; encouraging dialogue and psychological trauma healing among diverse stakeholders to generate trusting relationships, nurture reconciliation, and mitigate potential future crises; and establishing parallel safe spaces for women and youth to ensure that they can effectively contribute to peacebuilding. NE-CMS operates in five targets LGAs, namely: Maiduguri Municipal Council (MMC), Jere, Dikwa, Damboa, Gwoza. A key output expected of Outcome one of NE-CMS, as stated above, is Capacity Building for Participatory Governance. This assignment will contribute significantly to delivering on this output, hence the actualization of Outcome 1 of the NE-CMS program.
The overall objective of this consultancy is to empower the Good Governance Committees (GGC) Women Council (WC), Youth Support Network (YSN) and LGA officials in NE-CMS-supported LGAs with the skill to engage election stakeholders, government actors, and the civil society to protect the people’s election mandate in their communities. The training targets a total of 25 participants. Specifically, the training will empower the participants with a combination of skills required to protect the peoples’ mandate, namely;
Deliverables and Timeframe: (November 16 – 4 December, 2020)
For effective mandate protection training, the Consultant will be expected to develop training modules to cover the following areas
|S/N||Key Task||Billable Days||Key Deliverables|
|2||Development of training content explaining clearly methodologies required for delivering on the training objectives||3||
|3||Accept and incorporate NE-CMS input into facilitation guide and agenda||1||
|4||Implement Mandate Protection Training and support participants to develop action plans to guide the application of learning||5||
|5||Articulate and submit training report, incorporate recommendations and next steps||3||
Skills and Experience Required of the Consultant
The Consultant is expected to have the following skills and qualifications:
The Consultant will report to:
The Consultant will work closely with:
Application Closing Date
13th November, 2020
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.
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