Consultancy – Child Protection Situational Analysis: CAFOD

Consultancy – Child Protection Situational Analysis: CAFOD
Deadline: 19 August 2016

CAFOD is one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies. CAFOD’s office in Harare is seeking the services of a well-qualified and experienced consultant to conduct a child protection situational analysis. CAFOD worked with the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishop’s Conference in 2015 to develop and roll out a child protection policy for the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe and also supports partners working on child protection in schools and communities. In order to build on these, CAFOD would like to engage a consultant to carry out a situational analysis of child protection issues in the country. The purpose of the consultancy is to improve our understanding of current status of child protection in Zimbabwe to inform the development of future programming. The consultancy: The consultant will be responsible for conducting a desk review of literature available on the issue from different sources and capture relevant information to inform programme design as well as identifying key stakeholders for possible collaboration and networking. In addition, the consultant will facilitate a validation workshop where existing and potential partners as well as selected key stakeholders will validate the results of the review as well as proposed programme areas.

Person specification
Potential consultants must possess excellent research, communication, analysis and writing skills, including being comfortable interacting and representing at a senior-level. Strong facilitation, strategic planning and project design skills are also required. Specific experience in child protection and/or a legal background are strongly desirable.

To apply
Interested consultants should submit applications detailing their experience in conducting similar work including traceable references. The application should include a proposed budget for this work. To apply submit CV and Expression of Interest together with a budget to: general [at] cafod [dot] org [dot] zw copying cpeggah [at] cafod [dot] org [dot] zw by close of business 19 August 2016.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection. CAFOD is the official development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and part of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation. CAFOD in Zimbabwe is part of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference. CAFOD reserves the right to award parts of the consultancy to one or more candidates in order to get the best service.