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The Social Sector Accelerator keeps an active database of consultants that our team members engage for discrete on an as needed basis on projects and corporate initiatives. Consultants are independent contractors that perform specific tasks and services within finite periods of performance.
The Social Sector Accelerator, a member of the Counterpart network, is a non-profit whose purpose is to help leaders, organizations and networks secure the resources and partnerships they need to achieve sustainable, positive change in their communities. The Accelerator is currently seeking dynamic and culturally fluent Technical Support Consultants to partner with us on a variety of projects.
The Consultant would support our work with grantmakers, intermediaries and the nonprofits they support. The Consultant will assist the team with the design and/or delivery of programming and provide direct technical support to our clients and partners, as well as enhancing the Accelerator’s own learning and support to the field. The Accelerator is seeking Technical Support Consultants in the following areas of expertise:
- Learning and Evaluation
- Organizing and Field Building
- Equitable Program Design
- Grantmaking Program Design
- Change Management
- Advanced Facilitation and Design Techniques
- Communications and Narrative Crafting
- Resource Mobilization
- Advocacy and Policy Change
- Public Health and Behavior Change
Counterpart International is seeking a Business Development Manager to manage the capture and proposal development life-cycle for high-priority proposals. S/he will serve as point person for priority bids and is responsible for the submission of high-quality winning proposals. This position will also have responsibility to mentor, coach, or be shadowed by Counterpart staff within and outside the New Business Development (NBD) team. This position will serve as a role model for best practice in proposal development, from pre-solicitation through proposal development and submission.
Counterpart International is activity recruiting an international expert in the areas of decentralization, local government accountability, and public / participatory budgeting for a USAID-funded Libya Public Financial Management program. Successful candidate will be expected to design and deliver training and technical assistance to Libyan civil society organizations (CSOs) to advise and support citizens in up to 40 municipalities to participate in public budgeting and government accountability efforts. The training, technical assistance, and advisory work will take place in Libya and in Arabic.
Counterpart International is currently seeking Technical Support Consultants to assist in development of proposals in response to anticipated USDA-funded program that will focus on school feeding, education, nutrition, literacy, and sustainable food systems. In collaboration with representatives from Counterpart Headquarters, the Consultant will lead and/or support in the development and writing of the sections on USDA-funded opportuntities (including McGovern-Dole Food for Educaiton and Child Nutrition program, Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement program; Food for Progress program). Counterpart is seeking Technical Support Consultants in the following areas of expertise:
- Health & Nutrition
- Commodities & Logistics Management
- Education and Literacy
- Supply Chain and Value Chain
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Agricultural Economics, Production, Farm management
Counterpart International partners with local organizations - our counterparts - to build inclusive, sustainable communities in which their people thrive. Established in 1965, Counterpart - a global development organization - forges partnerships with between citizens, government, and the private sector to invest in food security and nutrition, economic development, and effective governance and institutions. Our mission reflects our longstanding commitment to building the capacity of individuals and communities to control their own future. We are proud of our record of innovations in community-based development, and we aspire to build on them. Though Counterpart's projects are diverse, they share a common objective: supporting people in defining their own destinies.
Counterpart International is activity recruiting consultants with experience and expertise in civil society strengthening – more specifically organizational capacity building, advocacy training and technical assistance provision, program evaluation and learning, and community development. We are seeking consultants from around the world to support current Counterpart civil society programming and to assist in the deign and implementation of future programs.
COUNTERPART International is a U.S.-based NGO working in the international development sector with an annual portfolio of $65M, primarily funded through awards from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). COUNTERPART works on behalf of the social sector – individuals, organizations and networks around the world who are committed to creating social good. They are our Counterparts –those striving for more open and participatory government; healthy communities, access to education, natural resource protection and climate resiliency; and improved livelihoods. No matter what sector, or what country, we are committed to moving the marginalized to full participation in civic life. Only through inclusion will the full potential of a society be realized. We work with governments, organizations, individuals, foundations, and corporations who are committed to building the capacity of the social sector. COUNTERPART currently implements 25 programs in 22 countries with a global staff of nearly 500.
The Internet Freedom Project provides capacity building and information security assistance to civil society activists, human rights defenders and journalists operating in non-permissive environments around the globe. In addition, the Project provides mentoring and technical assistance to support these stakeholders in securing their online and mobile communications, so they can safely engage in the online civic space.
CPI seeks a Senior Internet Governance & Internet Freedom Expert to design a methodology to assess local partners with their Internet Governance & Internet Freedom Skills. Then, the Expert will develop a multi-levels methodology able to assess local partners.
The Senior Internet Governance & Internet Freedom Expert will be in charge of designing a curriculum for local partners in order to reinforce their Internet Governance & Internet Freedom skills to go from one level to the next one.
The objective of this assignment is to assist the Internet Freedom Project with:
1. Developing an Internet Governance & Internet Freedom methodology to assess local partners;
2. Developing a multi-level curriculum to empower local partners.
Offerors should put forward their qualifications and price quote to support CPI in designing a methodology to assess local partners with their knowledge of Internet Freedom and Internet Governance. Offerors will also develop a multi-level curriculum to increase local partners Internet Freedom and Internet Governance skills. As a result of this RFQ, CPI anticipates issuing an independent consultant or vendor contract.