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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI): CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Please note that this is neither a Request for Quotation (RFQ) nor a commitment from Mercy Corps to fund any organization that responds by sending an expression of interest

BACKGROUND: Mercy Corps is a global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. We help people survive and get back on their feet when natural disaster strikes, economies collapse or conflict erupts. Where there are chronic threats to peace and progress, we partner with communities to overcome obstacles and thrive. We live and work in more than 40 countries facing world’s toughest challenges. Mercy Corps has been in Nigeria since 2012. We started with a peace-building programme and this has since grown to a multi-sectoral country office with more than 130 staff, with offices in some selected states in Nigeria.

Mercy Corps in Nigeria is implementing a 24 month EC funded project that focuses on adolescent girls but will also target adolescent boys in the course of implementation, through the safe spaces model. The project is implemented in North East Nigeria, and titled “Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Nigerian Girls” (I-SING). The project is being implemented in three (3) states, namely; Borno State (Southern Borno), Gombe and Adamawa States. The project is targeting a total of 32 communities, in 11 local government areas.

MINIMUM CRITERIA FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AS CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT
The Consultant is expected to;
1. Demonstrate that he/she has a track record of no less than two (2) years of experience on curriculum development and adaptation within Nigeria
2. The consultant should also list similar projects worked on the in the past based on the assignment
3. Good knowledge on the culture and the religion in the North East including diversity issues
4. Good interpersonal, administrative and management skills
5. High level of experience in curriculum adaptation especially amongst adolescents both in and out of school
6. At least a Master’s degree in Education or any related field in Social Sciences
7. Demonstrated understanding of transferable/life skills education and financial literacy
8. Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing. Hausa Language skills preferred
9. Expertise in working with very young adolescent, with focus on girls’ education will be an added advantage
10. Proven practical knowledge of relevant legal instruments and policies on children’s issues

Mercy Corps reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any claims made in the documents to be submitted

SUBMISSION
All interested candidates/organizations should send a letter of expression of interest and demonstration of capability to: ng-submission_abuja@mercycorps.org for the complete Terms of Reference (TOR)

Proposal Submission Date: The detailed Proposal should be submitted on or before 23rd January, 2017

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST