Location: Home based/Training to be delivered in Bukavu or Goma (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Starting date: End of April 2020
Supervisor: Project Director
Internews is seeking a French speaking International expert on advocacy techniques to design a training curriculum for advanced training of trainers (TOT) in advocacy. The objective is to empower a generation of women trainers from women-led CSOs and CBOs to support advocacy at 1) grassroot, local and provincial levels in the following targeted provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), (Tanganyika, North and South Kivu and Ituri) and 2) at national level, to engage public decision makers in innovative conflict resolution interventions.
Partner women-led CSOs and CBOs will establish local early-warning discussion groups that will collect data and information to feed conflict analysis research, shared with public decision makers and key stakeholders. The expert will be hired for 35 days to design the curricula, handbook and deliver one training of trainer in Bukavu or Goma, DRC.
Internews is implementing a project funded by DFID through the Jo Cox Memorial Grant aiming at reducing violence in Eastern Congo (Ituri, North and South Kivu, and Tanganyika provinces). Partners’ capacity to monitor changing grassroots-level conflicts will be increased with early warning information shared; participation at local/provincial/national level will be increased in the delivery of innovative conflict prevention interventions; and documentation of innovative conflict prevention.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Internews implements several projects related to information, communication with the communication and citizen inclusion in public decision-making process, with a focus on women and the youth. Internews activities aim to support advocacy strategies of Congolese CSOs for press freedom and access to public information, reinforce capacities of media professionals and independent media outlets, and enhance information sharing between public decisions makers, journalists, citizens and civil society. Other Internews projects contribute to strengthen women participation to the democratic debate, maintain social cohesion or contribute to strengthen communication with communities in the Ebola response in North Kivu and Ituri. Internews has offices in Kinshasa, Bukavu, Goma, Beni and Butembo.
The International Expert will be responsible for designing training curriculum for advanced training of trainers (TOT) in advocacy for conflict prevention and resolution and deliver the TOT in Goma (North Kivu) or Bukavu (South Kivu).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:
Technical offer should include methodology, proposed time-line and ;
Deadline for Applicationa:
7 April 2020