Are you passionate about community participation and accountability towards disaster-affected people using ground-up, creative two-way Communication and Community Engagement approaches? This is a superb opportunity to support the COVID-19 response and help facilitate more sustainable ways of working on community engagement and accountability response-wide in Sudan. To be successful you will already be based in Sudan, a skilled facilitator and with demonstrated experience of working independently.
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2020
The Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities Network (CDAC) is seeking a consultant to support more systematic Community Engagement and Accountability in the Sudan COVID-19 response, employing interlinkages with the wider humanitarian response. At the end of the 6-months consultancy, through the facilitation of the Coordinator, a pathway to a longer-term collective Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) approach will have been determined that has a broader focus on integrating the participation, feedback and perceptions of people into each phase of the humanitarian programme cycle, connected to the Inter-Sectoral Coordination Group (ISCG). See Annex 1 for more background information.
Timeframe: 01 June 2020 – 30 November 2020
Home-based: Khartoum. There will be no international travel associated with this consultancy.
Reports to: OCHA Sudan office (TBC) with international CEA Advisory technical support provided by the CDAC Secretariat
Engages with: The COVID-19 Working Group, CEA partners, clusters/sectors, ISCG, HCT, UNCT, UNOPS, donors, and national, regional and global stakeholders, including government partners. Collaborating closely with the Protection Cluster, PSEA Network and gender and inclusion focal points.
Supported by: The Coordinator will be supported by a CDAC Network International CEA Advisor who will guide remotely.
For more information and details about how to apply, please download the full Terms of Reference below.