Expert to support the development of GANHRI Strategic Plan 2023 – 2025 

Deadline for submission of application 26 July 2022

 

Type of assignment    Consultant  
Type of contract    Delivery based 
Duty station   Home based  
Application period   08.07.2022 – 26-07-2022 

 

Background  

GANHRI is the global network of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), which are independent state bodies with a constitutional and/or legislative mandate to protect and promote human rights. To date, more than 100 NHRIs exist worldwide, 78 of them being in full compliance with the United Nations Paris Principles.   

GANHRI is lead implementing agency for the EU funded project Capacity Building of National Human Rights Institutions - Phase 3 project (NHRI.EU.3). GANHRI’s co-implementing partners are  

  • Africa-Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI)  
  • Americas-Network of the National Human Rights Institutions from the Americas  (RINDHCA) 
  • Asia-Pacific- Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF)  
  • Europe- European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI

The project’s overall objective is to: Enhance the role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and their global and regional networks in promoting and protecting the human rights of all individuals, with further objectives being to:  

  • Strengthen NHRI’s effectiveness to protect and promote human rights defenders and civic space; support and protect NHRIs when under threat in line with the 2018 Marrakech Declaration and follow-up frameworks.
  • Strengthen the accreditation process and support the work of the Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA).  Support the establishment, strengthening and accreditation of NHRIs to be in compliance with the Paris Principles. 
  • Enhance NHRIs’ effectiveness in identified thematic areas to advance sustainable development through human rights. 
  • Continue strengthening GANHRI and the four regional networks, including their secretariats, to be able to better serve and support their member NHRIs.   

The project is being implemented between 2022 and 2025.  

Under Strategic Objective 4 of the project, (Continue strengthening GANHRI and the four regional networks, including their secretariats, to be able to better serve and support their member NHRIs), support is be provided to assist GANHRI to develop a new strategic plan (2023-2025).  

Duties and responsibilities  

The Consultant will provide technical, strategic and facilitation support to assist GANHRI in the development of the Strategic Plan. 

In particular:  

  • Undertake a 1-day kick-start consultation with GANHRI staff members, and based from this interaction develop an inception report which details: process guide and strategic plan template and clear timelines. 
  • Following gaining approval from GANHRI of the agreed approach (detailed in inception report), undertake the implementation of this approach1  

Expected outputs  

  • A 1-day consultation with GANHRI staff members is undertaken  
  • Inception report with process guide and strategic plan template and clear timelines. 
  • Implementation of GANHRI endorsed approach   

Essential Criteria: skills and experience required: 

The consultant should have the following individual/ collective skills and qualifications: 

  • A minimum of master’s degree in a relevant field 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategies for international private or public sector. 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of using Results Based Management principles in monitoring, evaluation and learning.  
  • Excellent drafting and presentation skills (Written and oral fluency in English is a requirement 

Duration:  

 Asap, 2022, between 10 – 15 days   

Application process  

To complete your application send a Cover letter, CV and references from relevant previous assignment to: recruitment@ganhri.org by 26 July 2022.  Additionally in your application, please indicate your anticipated daily rate in Euros.