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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONDUCTING SITUATION ANALYSIS

  1. Background

Youth Alive! Kenya (YAK) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that advocates for and support youths as well as women’s participation in decision making and development processes. The organization was formally registered as a national NGO in December 2003. YAK envisions “A society in which youth and their society take active responsibility for their lives to shape their destiny and communities”. Youth Alive! Kenya has received financial support from USAID through the Agile and Harmonized Assistance for Devolved Institutions (AHADI) program for implementation of a project with the aim of promoting meaningful Citizen Engagement with Kiambu County Government. YAK has four main programs namely Governance and Human Right, livelihoods, Health and, Institutional Development. The project dubbed ‘Tushirikishe Jamii’ falls under YAK’s Governance and Human Right Program. In implementing Tushirikishe Jamii activities, Youth Alive! Kenya is seeking for the services of an individual consultant with appropriate knowledge, skills, experience, and competency to undertake rapid situation analysis that will inform the implementation as well as provide baseline information for the project.

 

  1. Objective of this consultancy

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide YAK with baseline data and the pre-project situation in Kiambu County on public participation to inform proper contextualization of the interventions, measuring project progress and evaluation at the end of the implementation. The following are therefore the specific objectives of this consultancy:

  1. To find out the level of knowledge among the youth on how Kiambu County delivers development planning, budgeting, implementations and oversight (Public Expenditure Management Framework).
  2. To find out the level of awareness among the youth in Kiambu County on the existing citizen participation structures and their constitutional rights and responsibilities in these processes.
  3. To determine the level of responsiveness of the existing citizen participation structures and obstacles that may hinder youth participation in Kiambu County development processes;
  4. To make recommendations to YAK that would address the identified obstacles and improve youth engagements.

 

  1. Scope of work:

The consultant shall carry out the following activities:

  • The consultant will hold debriefing meeting with YAK to gain a deeper understanding of the project and the purpose of the consultancy.
  • Hold meetings with stakeholders to collect relevant information
  • Conduct field visits to respondents to collect both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Present finding outlining the baseline situation of citizen engagement, lessons learnt and good practices if any and

 

  1. Expected outputs and timeframe

It is estimated that the consultancy will be completed within 15 working days. The consultant will produce the following:

  • A draft inception report that clearly outlines the methodology to be used, tools and work-plan
  • Final inception report that incorporates feedback from YAK
  • Draft situation analysis report
  • Final situation analysis report that incorporates feedback from YAK

The consultant shall be paid upon the successful completion of each of the four deliverables mentioned above. Each of the deliverables has a 25% level of Level of Effort (LOE)

 

  1. Profile of consultant
  • Education qualification: A minimum of Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, law, Anthropology and other related postgraduate degrees
  • Experience: five years in research, community development with specific emphasis on gender equality and health among youths. Proven experience working with County structures and operations

6.       Management of the consultancy:

The contacting and management of this consultancy will be under Youth Alive! Kenya. The consultant will be reporting to the Program Associate responsible for the project implementation. Where necessary, the consultant may be required to provide feedback to AHADI through Youth Alive! Kenya

  1. Roles and responsibilities
  • The consultant:  Document review, training of the research assistants, and the development of tools, data collection, and report writing.
  • Youth Alive! Kenya – community mobilization, review of tools, reports, recruiting of research assistants, printing of tools and report approval

 

  1. Application process

Interested and qualified individuals should submit to hr@youthalivekenya.org cc to; info@youthalivekenya.org the following:

  1. Concept note outlining understanding of the task, methodology, work plan/timelines.
  2. Financial proposal indicating
  3. Prove of availability during the situational analysis period (January 7th -30th 2019)
  4. Current CV demonstrating experience in similar tasks
  5. Prove of having done the similar assignment (attach a report)

 

Indicate on the subject line of the application email EOI number 001/2019 to reach YAK on or before January 4th, 2019 by CoB

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR TRAINING OF NON-STATE ACTORS AND MEDIA (SECTION I)

  1. Background

Youth Alive! Kenya (YAK) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that advocates for and support youths as well as women’s participation in decision making and development processes. The organization was formally registered as a national NGO in December 2003. YAK envisions “A society in which youth and their society take active responsibility for their lives to shape their destiny and communities”. Youth Alive! Kenya has received financial support from USAID through the Agile and Harmonized Assistance for Devolved Institutions (AHADI) program for implementation of a project with the aim of promoting meaningful Citizen Engagement with Kiambu County Government. YAK has four main programs namely Governance and Human Right, livelihoods, Health and, Institutional Development. The project dubbed ‘Tushirikishe Jamii’ falls under YAK’s Governance and Human Right Program. In implementing Tushirikishe Jamii activities, Youth Alive! Kenya is seeking for the services of an individual consultant with appropriate knowledge, skills, experience, and competency to undertake training for youth and local media representatives in Kiambu County.

 

  1. Objective of this consultancy

The objective of this consultancy is to build the capacity of the youth and the media in Kiambu County on their rights and responsibility with aim of improving their participation in the County planning, budgeting, and social accountability. The consultant will be expected to develop the training materials and deliver quality training.

 

  1. Scope of work

The following are the specific objectives of this consultancy:

  • Review the existing training materials that already have been developed by AHADI programs on areas of Public Expenditure Management (PEM) cycle and social accountability;
  • Customize these training materials to fit the beneficiary and organizations needs (program and contents) and share with YAK for approval;
  • Train with the approved training material and program developed in consultation with YAK and agreed on guidelines;
  • Guide the trainees to come up with an action plan indicating what they will do with skills, when, where and the reporting to YAK
  • Write the training report for approval within the agreed timelines.

 

  1. Expected deliverable/outputs and timeframe

The number of days for each activity will include time for training preparation and report writing. The consultant is therefore required to give the daily rate or estimate the quotation for each activity. The consultant will produce the following:

  • Draft training materials including program and content
  • Draft and final copy of Service chatter assessment tool
  • Draft training reports
  • Final training report

 

  1. Profile of consultant
  • Education qualification: A minimum of Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, law, Anthropology and other related postgraduate degrees
  • Experience: Vast in constitution and laws that support citizen participation at county and National governance level. Experience in training delivery.

 

  1. Management of the consultancy:

The contacting and management of this consultancy will be under Youth Alive! Kenya. The consultant will be reporting to the Program Associate responsible for the project implementation. Where necessary, the consultant may be required to provide feedback to AHADI through Youth Alive! Kenya

  1.   Payment

Payment of this consultant will be done as follows:

  • 60% on approval of the training material,
  • 40% on submission of final training report.

 

  1. Roles and responsibilities
  • The consultant:  Document review, development of training material (program and content)
  • Youth Alive! Kenya – participants mobilization, acquiring training venue and related logistics, review, and approval of the training report

 

  1. Application process

Interested and qualified individuals should submit to hr@youthalivekenya.org cc to; info@youthalivekenya.org the following:

  • Concept note outlining understanding of the task, methodology, work plan/timelines.
  • Financial proposal indicating
  • Prove of availability during the situational analysis period (January/February)
  • Current CV demonstrating experience in similar tasks
  • Prove of having done the similar assignment (attach a report)

 

Indicate on the subject line of the application email EOI number 002/2019 to reach YAK on or before December 4th January 2019 by CoB

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR TRAINING OF NON-STATE ACTORS AND MEDIA (SECTION II)

  1. Background

Youth Alive! Kenya (YAK) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that advocates for and support youths as well as women’s participation in decision making and development processes. The organization was formally registered as a national NGO in December 2003. YAK envisions “A society in which youth and their society take active responsibility for their lives to shape their destiny and communities”. Youth Alive! Kenya has received financial support from USAID through the Agile and Harmonized Assistance for Devolved Institutions (AHADI) program for implementation of a project with the aim of promoting meaningful Citizen Engagement with Kiambu County Government. YAK has four main programs namely Governance and Human Right, livelihoods, Health and, Institutional Development. The project dubbed ‘Tushirikishe Jamii’ falls under YAK’s Governance and Human Right Program. In implementing Tushirikishe Jamii activities, Youth Alive! Kenya is seeking for the services of an individual consultant with appropriate knowledge, skills, experience, and competency to undertake training for youth from local NSAs and local media representatives in Kiambu County.

 

 

  1. Objective of this consultancy

The objective of this consultancy is to build the capacity of the youth and the media in Kiambu County on the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for citizens’ mobilization and Information sharing on PEM cycle, Social Accountability and Public Participation. The training knowledge will enable the trained representatives to mobilize, organize and share knowledge and information with the entire membership of their individual organizations through ICT. The consultant will be expected to develop the training materials and deliver quality training.

 

  1. Scope of work

The following are the specific objectives of this consultancy:

  • Review the existing training materials that already have been developed by AHADI programs on areas of Public Expenditure Management (PEM) cycle and social accountability;
  • Develop or customize these training materials to fit the beneficiary and organizations needs (program and contents) and share with YAK for approval;
  • Train with the approved training material and program developed in consultation with YAK and agreed on guidelines;
  • Guide the trainees to come up with vibrant social media platforms for mobilizations, such as WhatsApp, and Facebook.
  • Write the training report for approval within the agreed timelines.

 

  1. Expected deliverable/outputs and timeframe

The number of days for each activity will include time for training preparation and report writing. The consultant is therefore required to give the daily rate or estimate the quotation for each activity. The consultant will produce the following:

  • Draft training materials including program and content
  • Existing social media platform for sharing information
  • Draft training reports
  • Final training report

 

  1. Profile of consultant
  • Education qualification: A minimum of a degree or diploma in ICT or related studies.
  • Experience: in the development and operation of commonly used social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Telegram, and Facebook among others.

 

  1. Management of the consultancy:

The contacting and management of this consultancy will be under Youth Alive! Kenya. The consultant will be reporting to the Program Associate responsible for the project implementation. Where necessary, the consultant may be required to provide feedback to AHADI through Youth Alive! Kenya

  1.   Payment

Payment of this consultant will be done as follows:

  • 60% on approval of the training material,
  • 40% on submission of final training report.

 

  1. Roles and responsibilities
  • The consultant:  Document review, development of training material (program and content)
  • Youth Alive! Kenya – participants mobilization, acquiring training venue and related logistics, review, and approval of the training report

 

  1. Application process

Interested and qualified individuals should submit to hr@youthalivekenya.org cc to; info@youthalivekenya.org the following:

  • Brief concept note outlining understanding of the task, methodology, work plan/timelines.
  • Financial proposal indicating
  • Prove of availability during the situational analysis period (January/February)
  • Current CV demonstrating experience in similar tasks
  • Prove of having done the similar assignment (attach a report)

 

Indicate on the subject line of the application email EOI number 003/2019 to reach YAK on or before December 4th January 2019 by CoB

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