Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations Bosnia and Herzegovina Office

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Technical Assistance for
Civil Society Organisations
Bosnia and Herzegovina Office
This project is funded
by the European Union.
Technical Assistance Service Contract for the implementation of the project
“Capacity Building of Civil Society in the IPA countries and Territories (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR of
Macedonia, Kosovo under UNSCR 1249/99, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey).
EuropeAid/127427/C/SER/Multi.
TERM OF REFERENCE
A number of Short Term Expert(s) (STE) for
Quality Assurance Systems Conference for Civil Society Organizations-CSOs
Background of the assignment
The general objectives of this project is to strengthen the overall capacities and accountability of the Civil Society
Organizations (CSOs) within the IPA beneficiaries and to guarantee the quality of services of CSOs and a sustainable role
of the CSOs in the democratic process. The main purposes of the project are to:
 Increase and improve the capacity and actions of CSOs and to
 Improve the democratic role of CSOs.
Scope of the assignment.
The STEs will provide TACSO BH with the following services in relation to the state level Conference on Quality
Assurance Systems (QAS) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo, 22. December 2010.):
- Introducing conference participants (CSOs) to the quality assurance system (or systems) applied with CSOs
within specific areas of the STE’s expertise
- Facilitating workshops (participants’ discussion on various aspects of introducing QAS into CSOs)
- Devising recommendations on further development of quality assurance for CSOs
Note:
The official language of the Conference Bosnian/ Croatian/Serbian. There will be no translation.
Deliverables/results and deadlines.
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Presentation for the Plenary sessions (including 15 minutes PPP per standard and handouts for participants) –
until December 6, 2010.
 Specific CSO aspects of work covered in the presentation in regard to quality standard : Management and
Governance; Employers and Volunteers; Resource management; Monitoring and Evaluation, Results and
Impact
Facilitation in group work discussion
Summary report on workshop discussions in both local and English language – until December 30, 2010.
 List of recommendations on further development of the quality assurance for CSOs in Bosnia and
Herzegovina included in summary report– until December 30, 2010.
Location of assignment.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
TACSO Bosnia and Herzegovina Office • Visegradska 26 • 71 000 Sarajevo • t: +387 (0)33 546 351
• e-mail: [email protected]
SIPU International AB Sweden • Civil Society Promotion Centre Bosnia and Herzegovina • Human Resources Development Foundation Turkey
Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Poland • Partners Foundation for Local Development Romania
Technical Assistance for
Civil Society Organisations
Bosnia and Herzegovina Office
This project is funded
by the European Union.
Duration and timing of the assignment
The assignment is planned to take place during period 1-30, December 2010.with a total of 3 working days including
preparations, delivery and reporting.
Profile of the STE:
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Prominent, recognized, professional and experienced with CSO environment (min 10 years).
Proven records for at least 8 years of experience in QASs provision.
Strong knowledge and experience in presentations and facilitations of the QAS topic in conferences and
workshops.
Excellent reporting skills and experience.
Excellent communication of B/H/S languages.
Applicants must be independent and free from any conflict of interest. Note that civil servants and other staff of a
beneficiary public administration may not be recruited as STE unless to prior written approval has been obtained from
Contracting Authority.
Monitoring and evaluation of the STE
The STE will deliver a mission report to the Resident Advisor of TACSO BH before remuneration.
Application.
Applications must be in English and entail the following:
 Letter with description of QAS/self-assessment tool to be presented.
 CV with references from the company of previous assignment, mentioned in the CV to be attached (min. 2
references)
Payment procedure:
Trainer’s fee covers trainer’s engagement, travel and accommodation.
Payment will be done in local currency according to exchange rate of euro info exchange rate.
The application should be sent not later than 26. November, 16 h, to TACSO BH office, email address:
[email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
TACSO Bosnia and Herzegovina Office • Visegradska 26 • 71 000 Sarajevo • t: +387 (0)33 546 351
• e-mail: [email protected]
SIPU International AB Sweden • Civil Society Promotion Centre Bosnia and Herzegovina • Human Resources Development Foundation Turkey
Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Poland • Partners Foundation for Local Development Romania
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