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16 Sep, 2019
16 Sep, 2019
The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) founded in 1999, is a global civil society movement working to end the education crisis. GCE members bring together civil society organisations, NGOs, teacher unions, child rights activists, parents’ associations, young people and community organisations who work together in coalition in nearly 100 countries.
GCE promotes education as a basic human right, mobilises the public to put pressure on governments and the international community to fulfil their promises to provide free, compulsory, high quality public education for all.
Job Title: Consultancy – Support GCE’s campaigns with a focus on Education Financing
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Type of contract: Individual Consultant
Duration of contract: Full-time until mid-December 2019
Reports to: Head of Campaigns and Communications
Working relationships: Policy and Research Manager, Communications Officer, Head of CSEF Programme, ANCEFA Progamme Officers and National Education Coalitions Coordinators.
The consultant is required to support all GCE’s campaigns with a specific focus on delivering a project on Education Financing. Particularly, the incumbent will follow up individually with national education coalitions on their understanding on budget analysis, support them in entering the data into the revamped MEL system, support capacity building throughout the network in terms of advocacy campaigns and overall advance GCE’s campaigning work.
A. Background and Context of the Assignment
GCE is a campaigning organisation, working in a three-level structure – national, regional and international. GCE has been working on Education Financing since 2015. The organisation developed reports and tools to build civil society capacity in monitoring education budget and delivered two workshops in 2018 to emphasize on the principles and tools for pledge tracking. It is crucial to follow up on this important work and ensure that the available tools are well understood and used on a regular basis by GCE members to deliver more evidence-based advocacy and to further enhance GCE’s campaigns. Other campaign work during the duration of this consultancy will include non-discrimination and education in emergencies.
B. Purpose and Scope of Work of the Assignment
D. Required skills and experience
E. Selection Criteria:
Separate applications should be submitted for each consultancy respectively. Applications should include:
The submissions must reach the following address [email protected]
Late applications will not be accepted in any circumstances and will not be assessed. Timely delivery of submissions is the responsibility of tenderers and the Global Campaign for Education will not in any circumstances accept liability for late or unsuccessful delivery of proposal submissions.
Requests for clarification should be made in writing and sent to: the Head of Campaigns and Communications – Maryline Mangenot, Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: September 18th 2019
The deadline for requests for clarification is 2 working days before the deadline for submission of tenders