Consultant to conduct a training on Corporate Governance tender job at International Development Law Organization
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Organizational Context

Since 2018, the IDLO Uganda Country Office has been implementing the Community Justice Programme (CJP). The programme aims to enhance accessibility, quality, and sustainability of justice services for citizens, particularly those living in rural, marginalized, and disadvantaged communities at the national, district and community levels.

Throughout the CJP implementation period, IDLO recognized the need for enhancing IPs' understanding and practice of corporate governance. To address these needs, IDLO intends to conduct a four days training on Corporate Governance for its sub grantees. This will enhance Sub grantee's ability to build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering long-term investment, financial stability and business integrity, thereby supporting stronger growth and more inclusive societies as well as transparently mobilize resources and improve accountability in budget and project management and sustain results of the CJP.


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The Assignment

The assignment involves undertaking a rapid training needs assessment, development of training objectives and content for a 4-day training for at least 28 participants on corporate governance.

The planning and implementation of training will utilize a participatory approach, involving discussions with IDLO staff and partner organizations. Specifically, the training will:

  1. Promote understanding of corporate governance among the training participants.
  2. Build the capacity of IDLO and subgrantees managing relations, mobilising resources, build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary for fostering long-term investment, financial stability and business integrity, thereby supporting stronger growth and more inclusive societies.

Under the supervision of the IDLO Country Manager and in close coordination with the Program and Finance managers, the consultant will be tasked to design and deliver the corporate governance training as detailed below:

Deliverable 1 – Inception Report

Develop an inception report responding to the Terms of Reference, describing how the consultant intends to facilitate IDLO’s realization of the stated objectives. The consultant should include a proposed training program, a description of training methodology, activities and proposals on how the capacity of participants will be assessed before and after the training.

Deliverable 2 – Training Need Assessment report

The consultant is required to undertake a Training Need Assessment (TNA) to evaluate application of corporate governance within IPs and identify gaps, best practices and opportunities to guide the training model The TNA among others will: (i) Highlight the current gaps in the various institutions and make recommendations for areas to be prioritized during training; (ii) Indicate the categories of staff to be trained; (iii) Approach to be used during training in line with IDLO training approaches and methodologies and training evaluation and; (iv) Any other aspects to be considered for the training to be successful.

The TNA report will be the basis for the development of training content and should be presented in advance to the IDLO team in Kampala for discussion to provide guidance to the consultant.

Deliverable 3 – Content Development- training Manual

In coordination with the IDLO Uganda, the consultant will be required to develop the training content and submit a training manual, including a detailed agenda, training work plan, presentation and exercises to be used during the 4 days of training. The consultant is required to submit in advance all the requested deliverables to the IDLO team for approval. The training content should be informed by the TNA conducted in the planning stages of the training. The training plan shall consist of the following: (i) training description (briefer), (ii) training objectives, (iii) module objectives, (iv) module content (with attached presentations), (v) program of activities (indicating the timing of the delivery of each module), (vi) learning activities (with instructions), and (vii) pre- and post-knowledge tests (with answer key and short explanation for the correct answer, if applicable).

The consultant will follow the IDLO branding standards in drafting the presentations and the IDLO’s training quality standards for the drafting of the training plan and training delivery.

Deliverable 4 – Training and training assessment report

In close coordination with the Field Program Coordinators, the consultant will deliver the corporate governance training and engage with the implementing partners to improve their knowledge and skills in this field.

Based on the approved training manual, the consultant will be required to assess the training provided. This swill be through developing relevant tools and presentations (including pre/post training evaluation) for the various sessions and supporting trainees to actively participate in training.

In addition, the consultant is required to undertake and obtain the IDLO ToT course and the B-SAFE certificate prior to the commencement of the training. IDLO UCO will support the consultant in accessing the relevant platforms.

Deliverable 5 – TRAINING REPORT

The consultant will be required to prepare a final training report, detailing: (i) list of the identified training needs, (ii) training goals and objectives, (iii) training methodology and implementation strategies adopted, (iv) key lessons learned, (v) way forward including capacity assessment for participants, (vi) recommendations.

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • A relevant degree in Project Management, social sciences or other relevant disciplines.
  • Certification as a corporate governance trainer
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience especially in project/program management, governance, finance, budgeting or human resource management.
  • Experience in managing the whole circle of project implementation
  • Experience working on specific areas within the governance, including access to justice and Rule of law. Proven experience in international development sectors shall be of significant advantage.
  • Proven track record of conducting training in management, international/regional inter-governmental or non-governmental organizations.

Language

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required

Specific Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work constructively with stakeholders and foster working relationships.
  • Proven ability to see through set tasks and deliver results.

Terms & Conditions

Interested experts should submit a full application package specifying:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the consultant with contact details of at least three references drawn from clients where the consultant has provided similar services,
  2. A cover letter including examples of experience in facilitating similar trainings and stating the consultancy fees and breakdown of the costs.

The Services will be performed in person in Uganda, supplemented by virtual meetings, consultations and presentations with relevant IDLO staff and partners. For this consultancy, IDLO shall offer the selected candidate a Single Engagement Agreement.

Applications will be screened on regular basis; a qualified applicant might be recruited before the deadline. In the interest of making the most effective use of resources, only the short-listed candidates will be contacted during the selection process.

IDLO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in all areas of its operations. We welcome applications of qualified and diverse candidates. IDLO is committed to achieving a 50/50 gender balance at all levels within its workforce. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for IDLO vacancies.

The application deadline is 03 March 2023 at COB Rome Time.

How to apply

Please make sure your application is completed online on the following link to be considered for the role:

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Job Info
Job Category: Tenders in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 March 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 24-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-02-2066
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