Deadline: 26 September 2016
The Embassy of France in South Africa is seeking proposals for its Civil Society Development Fund with an aim to build capacity, autonomy and accountability among local stakeholders, i.e. regional communities and grassroots civil society organisations, agricultural production associations, neighbourhood associations, women, parents schooling bodies.
- To assess the results obtained by the 11 micro-projects;
- To capture case studies and draw lessons from 6 projects;
- To assess the management of the Civil Society Development fund;
- To advise on future cooperation sectors.
- Four organisations focus their work on improving local governance, public participation and access to basic services with a specific focus on sustainable development of communities and social cohesion:
- Open Democracy Advice Centre
- Freedom of Expression Institute
- Lesidi la Batho
- African Diaspora Forum
- The seven others organisations are active in promoting respect for human rights, especially those of women, children, LGBTI persons, migrants and foreigners:
- Be (an) experienced professional(s) in the field of development projects.
- Have performed evaluations successfully for international development organizations.
- Have a good knowledge of South African social public policies and of South African NGO sectors.
- Have a sound knowledge of issues around local governance and public participation.
- Being able to understand French is recommended.
Interested applicants should submit the documents via email at the address given on the website
- a short letter emphasizing experiences and qualification related to the evaluation
- A list of references (name and contact details)
- A financial proposal including travel expenses and field work
- A technical proposal (6 pages max) explaining his/her understanding of the terms of reference and outlining the preliminary design of the evaluation, including methods to use with respect to the context, activities, issued raised, players, and an approximate timetable.
Eligible Country: South Africa
For more information, please visit Civil Society Development Fund.