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Consultancy Assignment: Consultancy to undertake an Intervention Mapping of NGO’s and CBO’S in Sierra Leone

Government of Sierra Leone in collaboration with UNICEF invites applications from suitable Consultants (Local and International) to undertake an Intervention Mapping of NGOs and CBOs in Sierra Leone.

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone, with extensive travel upcountry

Duration: 6-8 Weeks

Estimated Start Date: 15th August 2013

Reporting to: NGO Unit Coordinator, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED)

Contract Managed by: UNICEF Sierra Leone


The purpose of the assignment is to develop planning tools through mapping of “Who is doing what and where” in Sierra Leone in order to improve coordination and programming of activities among organizations.

The tool will need to be interactive web-based, including mapping the locations of all NGOs and CBOs that provide services throughout the country (districts, chiefdoms, villages and wards)

The mapping will be done from an updated and validated information/database compiled by MoFED on NGOs and CBOs in all sectors.  The final product will enable all stakeholders especially the Government and Local Councils to be able to track the delivery of basic services throughout the entire country and enhance the utilization of resources.

For further details, see the attached Terms of Reference.

a)  Master’s degree in relevant field, and at least 10 years of progressively responsible working experience.

b)  Experience in conducting a similar assignment in geographical mapping and production of web-based interactive maps in appropriate software.

c)   Proven and demonstrable research experience.

d)   Experience in working in the field of development (and NGOs, if possible), so as to understand their operational landscape.

e)   Expert knowledge of MS Excel, geocoding/GIS techniques such as, Esri ArcGIS (v10), GIS/Archview, Google Fusion Tables, and the Google Maps JavaScript API (v3)

f)   Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills gained from working with communities and officials in field research conditions.

g)      Excellent analytical and documentation skills.

h)      Able to work independently with a variety of stakeholders.

i)        Adaptability and flexibility, confidentiality, initiative, concern for accuracy and quality

j)        Experience of working in a developing country preferably in sub-Saharan Africa.

Submission of Applications:

Interested persons should send their applications accompanied by an updated CV and P-11 form (download here) ,  and a write-up suggesting how they would approach the assignment and proposed budget by email to srlrecruitment@unicef.org or addressed to: The Human Resources Officer, UNICEF Sierra Leone, C/O Government Central Medical Stores Compound, Jomo Kenyatta Road, New England, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 26 July 2013

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