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Winrock International-Hamro Samman Project

Jhamsikhel Lalitpur

About Us

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock matches innovative approaches in natural resources management, clean energy, agriculture, and leadership development with the unique needs of its partners.  Winrock was created in 1985 through the merger of three prominent institutions in agriculture, the environment, and rural development. Today, through more than 100 projects worldwide, Winrock links local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology to increase long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management. 

Consultant - To Provide Safeguarding and SEAH Training

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Expiry date 2021-08-02

Job Description

Overview:

Hamro Samman Project is seeking a qualified consultant for Safeguarding and Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment  (SEAH) training for safeguarding focal persons from partner’s organization. Hamro Samman has a safeguarding policy with a clear statement with zero tolerance against sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH). Hamro  Samman taking safeguarding and SEAH as serious misconduct and human rights violations. We are committed to preventing SEAH in our workplace and program delivery chain. We remark preventing sexual harassment is everyone’s responsibility, any employee who has been subjected to SEAH is encouraged to report such behavior using reporting channel. Furthermore, anyone who witnesses or becomes aware of potential instances of SEAH should report such behavior to the same channels.  

Hamro Samman is committed to promoting safeguarding policy, practices, and response mechanisms in its downstream partners. Partner organizations also develop and implement safeguarding policies, nominate safeguarding focal persons in their respective organizations. However, safeguarding and SEAH is the new concept for the partners, they need further clarity on safeguarding and its importance, incident handling skill and knowledge as well as incident reporting and response process. Thus, partners need the technical capacity to deal with safeguarding incidents. To fulfill this gap, partners nominated safeguarding focal persons and we are planning to conduct basic safeguarding training for them.  

Tasks and Output:

The Consultant will undertake the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Develop content and PPT slides package on safeguarding and SEAH 
  • Deliver one-day training session to Hamro Samman and partner’s safeguarding focal person 
  • Provide a report after delivery of training sessions

Timing, Duration, and Location:

This consultancy period will be for 5 days which include preparation, training delivery, and reporting. The expected date of this consultancy will be the last week of August 2021. The breakdown of the days is mention below:  

SN Deliverable Days
1 The preparation contains and PPT slides 2 days
2 Delivery training session 2 days
3 Report preparation and submission 1 day

 

Depending on the COVID situation, we will decide on the training venue, whether it will be virtually or physically as per government guidelines.  

Job Specification

Qualifications:

Education: Minimum master’s degree in law/social science-related field 

Technical: Good theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and SEAH, familiar with  donor’s safeguarding complaints and incident reporting mechanism 

Experience/Skills/Knowledge: 

  • The applicant must have extensive expertise in rolling out safeguarding and SEAH training,  Safeguarding, and SEAH policies, procedures, and compliances for non-profits and civil society organizations.  
  • 5 years of experience in safeguarding and protection issues  
  • The applicant should be familiar with the legislation and policies governing non-profits and civil  society organizations and the best practices in the management of different types of non-profits and civil  society organizations 
  • The applicants should have a relevant academic background and demonstrating strong experience in safeguarding and SEAH implementation. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken Nepali and English with excellent communication, facilitation, and writing skills.

Apply Instruction

Interested Nepalese nationals can submit the following documents to  HamroSammanRecruitment@winrock.org with the subject “Consultant- To provide Safeguarding and SEAH Training” in the subject line. The application closes on 29 July 2021. 

  • A resume/CV outlining relevant experience and work references 
  • An expression of interest, stating suitability for the assignment, with one or more samples of previous work. 
  • A proposal that includes: 
  1. Brief concept note outlining tentative work plan for assignment with the cost estimate.
  2. Financial proposal for the piece of work proposed in the TOR with evidence to support the proposal. 
  • PAN and/or VAT registration required. For firms, the latest tax clearance certificate and company registration is mandated. 

All employees and consultants must adhere to USAID, UK Aid, and Winrock International's code of ethics, and specifically child safeguarding and trafficking in person provisions covered in the project agreement.

EEOE/AA.