Country Strategy Paper (CSP) Development Process

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REQUEST FOR CONSULTANCY
TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR)
Country Strategy Paper (CSP) Development Process
ActionAid Palestine (AAP)

BACKGROUND

ActionAid commenced work in Palestine in 2007 as a program of ActionAid Australia (formerly Austcare). In 2012, ActionAid Palestine became a full country program within the ActionAid Federation. The handover from ActionAid Australia to ActionAid International was completed in December 2014. However, ActionAid Palestine continues to be registered as a branch of ActionAid Australia in front of the Palestinian National Authority.
In 2018, ActionAid Palestine developed its second CSP “Collective Action for Palestinian Justice 2018-2022” which confirms ActionAid Palestine’s commitment to continuity and alignment; it builds on our first strategy People’s Action for Justice and embraces ActionAid International's strategy Action for Global Justice 2028 and contextualizes it in the Palestinian context. AAP Strategy 2022 provides a 5-year strategic direction that governs and directs the presence and operation of ActionAid in Palestine.

OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT 

The CSP development process objectives are to:

Provide holistic context analysis at the Palestinian, regional and global arena in regard to the Palestinian human and national rights, including identifying of enabling and disabling factor the medium to long term period. 

Provide an informed opinion, recommendations and actionable strategic direction for the period from 2023-2028 taking AAP and ApS integration as well as the Country Model Review into consideration. 

Develop a 5-year Country Strategy Paper highlight the changes suggested to the three programmatic strategic objectives as well as the organizational shifts 

Guide AAP and ApS fundraising strategy/plan considering the merge process, expected funding schemes to be eligible for and the key donors interested in the strategic vision and mission of AAP. 

Guide the Country Program Communication and advocacy strategy to be aligned to the programmatic focus and HRBA approach. 

Suggest the Human Resource needs for AAP and ApS to help a smooth and fair integration process 

DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The assignment shall be conducted between July-Oct 2022. Specific level of effort for the consultant will be based on the agreed workplan that will be finalized with the contract. 

QUALIFICATIONS OF CONSULTANT/FIRM   

Education: Graduate Degree (MA or equivalent) in strategic planning, organizational development, institutional capacity building, Gender, Business Administration, or related fields.

Minimum ten years of relevant experience in the field of consultancy.

Proven experience in conducting similar assignments, providing a sample of previous work is essential. 

Excellent leadership, research and analytical skills

In depth knowledge and experience in using participatory approaches and methods.

Proven ability to organize and facilitate events with big number of people.

APPLICATION PROCESS 

Consultants/firms that meet the requirements should submit expression of interest, which should include the following: 

Cover letter including the consultant’s/firm’s suitability for the assignment and current contact information, include 1-2 samples of previous similar work.

Technical offer: detailed response to TORs, with specific focus addressing the purpose and objectives of the assignment, methodology to be used and key selection criteria (max. 5 pages)

Financial offer: detailed budget breakdown based on expected daily rates and initial work plan.

PREREQUISITES FOR ACCEPTING FINANCIAL OFFERS 

Prices are inclusive of value added tax for establishments officially registered with the Ministry of Finance; while for individuals and non-profit institutions, the offered prices will be subject to a 5% deduction for income tax.

Official registered applicants must submit a deduction from source certificate along with the offer.

Prices are to be submitted in USD and are valid for 30 days starting from the applications’ closing date.

The quotation must be detailed and based on the work mechanism proposed by the consultant.

The quotation Opening Committee is not bound by the lowest prices.

All offers must be submitted no later than Wednesday, June 15th, 2022, to ActionAid Palestine office in As Salam St. Hebron.  
ActionAid Palestine is keen to provide equal opportunities for all. The consultant/firm will be selected according to the above qualifications, and only awarded applicant will be contacted. 
Interested applicant can obtain the CSP development Term of Reference by contacting AAP Country Director at [email protected] from Sunday 15 May-Thursday 19 May 2022 between 9:00-14:00. Please indicated this in the mail subject [CSP development process].
ActionAid offers equal opportunities for all. ActionAid Palestine is committed to SHEA (Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse) and safeguarding overarching principles.
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