Technical Assistance to operationalise the Capacity Building & Engagement Window of the “Enhancing Accountability programme”

1 Senior, 1 junior Expert

Objectifs / Objectives

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: To improve public governance in South Africa. The specific objective is to reinforce the role of civil society4, private sector and specific State institutions in enhancing accountability, democratic engagement and transparency in South Africa.

Expected results are:

  1. Reinforcement of the capacities of CSOs in enhancing
  2. Increased opportunities for engagement between civil society, public and private
  3. Improved transparency in the public and private

profil / profile

Qualification et compétences / Qualification & skills

Key expert 1: Team leader – Governance Specialist

  • A Master’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Human Rights, Law or a related discipline is required;
  • In the absence of a Master’s Degree, a Bachelors’ degree or equivalent qualification with no less than 10 years’ experience in the fields listed above or related disciplines will be considered;
  • Proven command of English (spoken and written), including ability to prepare reports, conduct presentations, and facilitate dialogue.
  • Competent in MS Office;

Key expert 2: Junior Expert – Programme Management

  • Bachelors’ degree in the fields of social sciences, monitoring and evaluation, performance management, communication or a related discipline.

Expérience professionelle générale / General professional experience

Key expert 1: Team leader – Governance Specialist

  • At least eight years’ general experience in programme management in sectors related to good
  • At least three years’ general experience in designing capacity development initiatives for civil society organisations;
  • Experience in facilitating multi-stakeholders
  • Experience in evaluating proposals in response to EU Calls for Proposals will be an asset

Key expert 2: Junior Expert – Programme Management

  • A minimum of three years of project administration, finance and logistical management
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in utilising various media and electronic platforms for information dissemination.
  • Demonstrated experience in organising events;

Expérience professionelle spécifique / Specific professional experience

Key expert 1: Team leader – Governance Specialist

  • Management or implementation of at least three initiatives or activities, of minimum duration of three months each, in one or more of the following areas: strengthening accountability, public participation, transparency, anti-corruption, and promotion of democracy;
  • Management or implementation of at least three initiatives or activities of minimum duration of three months each, with institutions with the role of supporting democracy and oversight, such as Parliaments, audit institutions, ombudsman / watchdog and related institutions;
  • Management or implementation of at least three initiatives or activities of minimum duration of three months each, working in, or with, civil society;
  • Experience of working in the public sector, with high level Government officials at the level of Director Generals, Ministers, Chief Executive Officers of human rights institutions, and / or Parliamentarians will be an advantage;

Key expert 2: Junior Expert – Programme Management

  • A minimum of three years proven experience in the provision of capacity building activities to Civil Society Organisations, such as advisory services, facilitation, trainings, coaching or equivalent;
  • A minimum of two experiences of developing and utilising project monitoring plans;
  • Knowledge of EU procurement rules will be an

Nombre total de jours travaillés / Total working days

48 months

Période de la mission / Period of the assignment

from 09/2022 until 09/2026

Date de début / Starting day

September 2022

Lieu de mission / place of assignment

The operational base for the project is Pretoria, South Africa

Langue de travail / Working language

English

Candidatures / Applications

Applications (EU format CV and application letter in English) need to be submitted by e-mail to:

no later 15 April 2022, 17:00 hrs, titled: “TA EAP-South Africa"

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