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FACT is a 5½-year, $6.4 million program that began on September 30, 2014 and will end on March 31, 2020. The goal of FACT is to improve the enabling governance environment of Zambia by increasing citizen demand for effective, transparent, and accountable service delivery. FACT focuses on engaging a range of sector-specific Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to strengthen and increase meaningful engagement among Zambian civil society, citizens and the state. FACT aims to achieve this goal through the following two (2) objectives:
- Strengthening capacity of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to enhance delivery and oversight of public service delivery in the education, health/HIV, sustainable rural livelihoods, extractive industries and environment sectors; and
- Improving engagement between citizens and government service providers in the education, health/HIV, sustainable rural livelihoods, extractive industries and environment sectors to improve service delivery.
Over the life of the program Counterpart has provide targeted technical assistance and financial support to a core group of up to 15 Civil Society Organizations.
Counterpart International is seeking a Project Final Review and Reporting Consultant for its USAID-supported FACT program The Project Final Review and Reporting Consultant, with the support of HQ and field staff, will lead the coordinating, writing, and finalizing of the USAID final report as per USAID and Counterpart requirements.
The consultancy will be in remote based and may require travel to Arlington, V.A. and Lusaka, Zambia. The consultancy will be for a period of 60 days.
Counterpart International is currently seeking a Director, Governance Programs. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA. The Director, Governance Programs is an externally facing leader for Counterpart and s/he will provide the strategic and technical leadership that is needed in a highly competitive market and play a lead role in building Counterpart’s strategy and expertise in the Governance field.
The Director, Governance Programs is responsible for driving and ensuring the delivery of high quality, on-budget and on-time results in Counterpart’s Governance portfolio. In addition, the Director, Governance Programs is responsible for identifying and establishing key opportunities and partnerships to drive revenue growth in the governance portfolio.
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Assistant to assist two USDA-funded projects focused on food security, primary education, and health . The PA will be expected to focus on administrative management of the projects in Senegal and Mauritania, and especially contribute to meeting the program reporting requirements. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, VA. This position will report to the project’s Senior Program Manager.
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.
The Executive Office Liaison (EOL) will provide high-level administrative, planning, and coordination support to the President & CEO, and the Board of Directors. In addition, the EOL will manage and perform a diverse set of support tasks that include but are not limited to: headquarters office administration, travel administration, and charitable and tax exemption status activities. The EOL may also be called upon to provide limited administrative support to the Executive Team. The Liaison will ensure the organization and its facilities have the resources needed to operate smoothly and efficiently.
There are no current supervisory duties, but in the future the Executive Office Liaison may recruit, interview, hire, and train administrative staff in the department as needed.
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.