DRC protection program
DRC seeks to strengthen community based protection mechanisms through capacity building of local authorities and key informants to enhance their prevention and response to the needs of male and female survivors and to increase their understanding of human rights, protection, equality and gender.
Purpose of the consultancy
The specific objectives of the consultancy are:
- To draft a training manual (for literate and illiterate audiences) for authorities, key informants and rights holders on human rights, protection mechanisms, governance and humanitarian principles.
- To train DRC staff members (two ToTs) on the basis of the manual so that they have the tools and knowledge to carry out future trainings based on the manual
- Undertake a desk review of existing documents and related works, but not limited to DRC existing trainings, UNHCR guidelines, IASC, ICRC, protection mainstreaming, etc.
- Analyze the contextual situations
- Propose a draft outline of the manual with justification for the modules. DRC envisages this manual to include modules on human rights, gender equality, governance, protection mapping, accountability and the role / rights / responsibilities of aid providers, duty bearers and rights holders
- Develop training aids (for both literate and illiterate participants) to be used by both facilitators and participants which complement the training manual. Training techniques on lesson plans and work plans to be included in training aids
- Arrange for consultation of relevant experts, including protection implementers and incorporate their opinions
- Develop final draft of the training manual to DRC
- Conduct two, 3-day ToT training to DRC staff members in Somalia (location TBD, but most likely in Mogadishu and Hargeisa) to familiarize them with the manual and prepare them to provide the training to beneficiaries.
- A human rights training manual (both in English and Somali) which addresses the issues outlined above developed and will accomplish the above objectives.
- User-friendly training aids developed to complement the training manual.
- ToT Training conducted for members of DRC staff.
- Transport to and from the field.
- Travel insurance for the consultant for the duration the consultant is in the field
- All necessary project documents as requested by the consultant
- Accommodation for the consultant in the field
- Pay consultancy fees at a mutually agreed rate
Terms and Conditions
Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/relief-work/how-we-work/humanitarian-accountability-framework/)
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- The consultant should have extensive experience with designing and facilitating human rights training in the Somali context. Written samples of previous relevant works will be an added advantage.
- University degree in Education, International Law, Governance or another related field
- Proven ability to write clearly and concisely in English.
- At least 5 years of experience in human rights law, education or other closely related field.
- Experience with the Somaliland / Somalia context.
- CV with details of qualifications, experience and names of three professional referees.
- Detailed technical proposal that summarizes understanding of the TOR, methodology and tools to be used.
- Work-plan clearly indicating the activity schedule.
- A budget providing itemised cost estimates and consultancy fees.