Short Term Consultant Expired
Short Term Consultant
|Title:||Short Term Consultant|
|Exp.:||2017-01-21-(2 Yearss Ago)|
|Organization:||CARD-F |About CARD-F|
|Education:||Minimum Bachelor degree|
|Work Experience:||5-10 Years|
The consultant will have:
At least 10 years of experience in Organizational Development (OD), Organizational Restructuring, Organization Change Management in the NGO sector or donor agencies,
4. Expected duration and time frame
The assignment is expected to be completed within an estimated 4 weeks;
5. Financial Proposal
All costs associated with travel as well as accommodation, food, local transportation and other logistical costs while in Afghanistan should be covered fully by Consultant;
The financial proposal should include consultancy fees, visa fee, insurance, air travel expenses to Afghanistan (economy class), accommodation for the consultant and all other related necessary costs. CARD-F can arrange for local transportation and visits.
Taxes will be levied on the contract in line with the Tax Laws of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
The proposal must contain: a) a motivation letter, and b) a budget as described above and c) a CV.
References for previous similar work completed and sample brief reports from jobs previously carried out by the consultant will be requested at a later stage
CARD-F Deputy Executive Director
Duties & Responsibilities
The IMC and TSC wish to position CARD-F to the best possible way for the future. The SMT identified 5 possible options as future governance structure for CARD-F. The options identified by the SMT were (1) CARD-F becoming an on-budget programme of a single ministry, (2) CARD-F remaining as is, (3) CARD-F becoming an on-budget multi-ministry programme, (4) CARD-F becoming an on-budget Executive Agency and (5) CARD-F becoming a Non-Government Organisation (NGO). The TSC on 4th Oct 2016 shortlisted three options from among the 5 identified by SMT and instructed CARD-F to focus its resources and conduced further studies on three shortlisted option. These option are (1) CARD-F becoming an on-budget multi-ministry programme, (2) CARD-F becoming and on-budget Executive Agency and (3) CARD-F becoming a Special Purpose Vehicle which is similar to an NGO.
The consultancy therefore will review CARD-F’s current ownership and governance structure and modus of operandi with the IMC and TSC The consultant will point at the best possible way to organize ownership and governance in order to position the organization for the future considering two main criteria which are SUSTAINABILITY of CARD-F and maintaining the current DELIVERY pace.
This consultancy will analyse the current governance structure and ownership of CARD-F ; identify and analyse other ways to organize CARD-F. Based on the findings the consultant will come forward with recommendations and road maps for the most ideal governance structure and ownership of CARD-F .
The following is expected to be considered:
Perceptions of current ownership and visions for the future
Clarify how Donors and the IMC Ministries perceive the current ownership and governance structure as well as their visions of a future ownership and governance of CARD-F;
Recommendations on ownership
International or national organization – define the concepts – as e.g. ownership and governance structure for an international/national organization can take several forms. Put forward different models of ownership and governance structure with pros and cons - and come with recommendations for what would be most ideal for CARD-F;
1.2 Suggested methodologies (timeline and methodology to be discussed with consultant)
Phase 1 (1 week): will include desk review of the current ownership and organizational setup. There will be a study of the legality of the current set up and requirements for another possible set up. The consultant will travel to Kabul, Afghanistan and talk to key players (Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Donors) and other relevant persons from government defined by CARD-F . The consultant will also look at how a different setup for CARD-F will affect the funding stream and current modus of operandi.
Phase 2 (1 week): The consultant will talk to key players in in the IMC and TSC to discuss the pros and cons of each identified option.
Phase 3 (Three working days): Preliminary presentation bringing forward to be discussed with TSC;
Phase 4 (Three working days): Incorporate TSC comments on the preliminary presentation.
Phase 5 (Three working days) prepare a presentation for the IMC and;
Phase 6 (Two working days): finalizing a report (50-60 pages) based on the discussion in the IMC meeting
Note: The information package and list of staff and key informants for interviews will be provided to the consultant upon signing of the contract. If required by the consultant, CARD-F may arrange the meetings with stakeholders.
2. Expected outputs:
A reflection about how key stakeholders (IMC / TSC) find the current management structure and ownership and see upon the future.
Final Transition Plan (in soft copy) along with the roll-out plan.
By Electronic submission:
Ideally, you should apply electronically by submitting your 2 page proposal, CV, a one-page cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position to: [email protected]
By Hard Copy
Alternatively, you may submit a hard copy of your CV and a one-page covering letter in an envelope marked “Confidential”. Please note clearly on the envelope the VA number and position for which you are applying for. The envelope should be addressed to:
Human Resources Manager CARD-F Office, Evergreen Building, Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock, Kart-e-Sakhi Square, Jamal Meena, Kabul, Afghanistan.