Accountability for children's rights_Project Publication_Documentation-Consultancy

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ACCOUNTABILITY FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS PROJECT IN RWANDA- Project documentation/Publication Consultancy

Save the Children in Rwanda with funding from the European Union is implementing a three-year project “Accountability for Children’s rights in Rwanda” (ACR) in partnership with Children’s Voice Today, which aims at strengthening the capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Children’s networks to actively hold the Government of Rwanda to account for the implementation of children’s rights. This is done through supporting interventions that enhance the civil society’s capacity and influence to Rwanda’s national policies that relate to children and public budgeting, as well as state-party reporting on international commitments on children’s rights. The latter is tied but not limited to, promoting the implementation of the recommendations from the UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR), the Committee on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC).

The objective of this assignment is to support Save the Children’s team, mainly the Child Rights Governance Program to develop documents based on the project-specific components (Investment in Children/Public financing for children, Child Rights Monitoring and Reporting, CSOs Advocacy) that will allow different child-focused actors in Rwanda to improve their knowledge on the subject and facilitate possible efforts for replication/scale-up of the project.

Qualifications and experience

  • Proven expertise and experience in the development of quality publications/documents of similar nature (List of similar documents developed)
  • Proven experience in Child Rights Governance
  • Excellent understanding of child rights monitoring and reporting
  • Excellent understanding of investment in children/public financing for children including CSOs and children’s participation in the process
  • Ability to work independently with light or no direct supervision
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills;
  • Excellent organizing, facilitating, presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills

Contract length: 30 days maximum.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better health care, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Interested candidates should send an application letter, Detailed response to ToR, with specific focus addressing the scope of work, work plan, methodology to be used and any other criteria (4-6 pages, Company/individual profile or CV including a minimum of including 3 names of professional referees and Detailed budget breakdown based on expected daily rates as a single document in English to HR-Rwanda@savethechildren.org 

The deadline for receiving applications is October 15th, 2018.

Please mention “accountability for children’s rights project in Rwanda-Project documentation/Publication Consultancy” as the subject of your email. This consultancy advert can also be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.*

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

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