Kvinna till Kvinna is commissioning a consultant or a team of consultants to conduct a scoping study of Somalia.
The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation (hereafter Kvinna till Kvinna) is a Swedish non- profit organisation that has been supporting women in conflict affected areas since it was established in 1993. Currently Kvinna till Kvinna supports over 100 partner organisations in 18 countries that work to empower women, build women’s leadership and organising, and address violence against women. The approach, as for all of Kvinna till Kvinna’s work, is based on strong local ownership, long-term financial support, networking and organisational development through dialogue and capacity development for partner organisations. Kvinna till Kvinna started its support for women in Africa in Liberia in 2007 and has since also expanded to include a programme in DR Congo and in Rwanda. Building on an assessment made in 2016 of the Greater Horn of Africa and conversations with a number of key actors in the context, the organisation is now looking to conduct a scoping study to identify opportunities to engage in Somalia.
Kvinna till Kvinna is commissioning a consultant or a team of consultants to conduct a scoping study of Somalia. The scoping study will provide the basis for programme development including a complete multi-year programme proposal to relevant donors.
Kvinna till Kvinna’s scoping study for Somalia should provide Kvinna till Kvinna with:
The consultancy will be conducted partly as a desk study of available material related to Somalia and Kvinna till Kvinna’s strategy, methodology and working modalities as well as the Kvinna till Kvinna assessment of Somalia made in the Greater Horn of Africa study from 2016. In order to complement the existing documentation interviews with selected women’s rights organisations in the country as well as other relevant stakeholders such as the UN, INGOs, embassies, government agencies and Kvinna till Kvinna staff will also be conducted.
A work plan should be discussed with Kvinna till Kvinna within two weeks after the signing of a contract.
The draft programme proposal should be available no later than May 1st 2018.
The consultant/ consultancy team should have:
The consultant fees shall be specified as fee per day including taxes, social security contributions and VAT. The total budget for the assignment shall cover all costs (including salaries, travel and per diem and any other expenses related to the assignment such as hiring of interpreter/ local team members).
Contracted consultant cannot further subcontract the assignment. In cases where the tender includes a team of consultants, their division of labour and CVs of each team member shall be presented.
The consultant shall submit a CV in the tender as well as the following information:
Tenders must be submitted to Kvinna till Kvinna no later than December 17th 2017 Kvinna till Kvinna intends to sign a contract no later than January 15th, 2017.
Tenders should be sent by mail or email to Kvinna till Kvinna:
Att: Katarina Inkinen
121 62 Johanneshov, Sweden
For any questions, please contact Katarina Inkinen, Grants Manager Africa, email@example.com