TERMS OF REFERENCE Training on Board Governance and Leadership for Selected staff of CORHA Member Organizations I. Background Since its establishment in 1995, CORHA has been engaged in implementing various programs. CORHA’s program areas include advocacy, networking and coordination, capacity building and resource mobilization. Under its capacity building efforts, CORHA has carried out various capacity building trainings in order to build and strengthen the capacities of service providers, program managers, executive boards and administrative and financial personnel of member and partner organizations including the public sector. Currently, CORHA is implementing a project entitled “Enhancing the Capacity of NGOs for Quality FP/MCH Services” through direct USAID financial support. The project is expected to improve the capacity of CORHA member organizations to enable them provide quality FP/MCH services in their target areas. It mainly focuses on strengthening technical, organizational and institutional capacity of the selected CORHA member organizations. As part of this project, CORHA is planning to provide a two rounds three (3) days each basic training on Board Governance and Leadership for 40 selected staffs of the direct project beneficiary member organizations. II. Objectives General Objective: The general objective of this training is to make clear understanding of the Board members in non-profit sector the duties and responsibilities that they are legally expected to perform. Specific objectives: Increase understanding of the unique nature of the nonprofit sector in society; Improve professional skills of leadership in nonprofit organizations and the governance process. Enhance knowledge about the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit organization boards of directors and the challenges in carrying them out effectively. Enable participants to identify the critical factors that impact the ability of the board to govern and how to intentionally change them into positive influences. Enhance the knowledge of trainees about the legal duties and core responsibilities of the Board III. Training documents Trainers/ the consultants have to prepare the training document, notes, exercises, training schedule and other relevant issues that enable to equip the necessary knowledge for the trainees IV. Required qualification, skill and experience The task requires two trainers that should have at least second University degree or equivalent in Law, Management and Social Sciences or other closely related field of studies Legal consultancy firm with the required professional and experience competency. Familiarity and practical experience in the area, particularly in developing Board Governance and Leadership manual and/or strategies Proven experience on providing trainings on Board Governance and Leadership Able to attach testimonials for this proven experiences and copy of the training manuals. V. Duration of the contract The training will be conducted in two rounds (3 days each) continuously in February 2016 (specific date will be set later on) at Adama or Bishoftu town. The duration of this task, therefore includes, six days of the training and four days for preparation to the training and producing the report. VI. Terms of payment The payment will be effected upon the completion of the training and submission of a comprehensive report to CORHA. VII. TAXTION: Taxation will be as per the law of the land. The Consultant shall be liable for all taxes levied by the Government. IX APPLICATION PROCEDURES Interested consultants/consultancy firms satisfying the required qualification and skills are invited to submit hard copies of their technical and financial proposals with a cover letter to the CORHA office, located at Kebena area, near to OiLibiya, Oromiya Forest and Wildlife Development Enterprise Building, 1st Floor before 5 February 2016; 4:30 pm. In case of any clarifications / doubts, please write to Dejene Getahun [email protected] or call at 0911693950.