Monday, April 6, 2015

BRIDGE Accredited Lead FacilitatorJobs in Tanzania

Closing date: Friday, 10 April 2015
Location : Mainland and Zanzibar, TANZANIA
Application Deadline : 10-Apr-15

Additional Category
Democratic Governance
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : International Consultant
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : 63 working day, spread between May 2015 and February, 2016 (seven days per module training)
Expected Duration of Assignment : 63 working day, spread between May 2015 and February, 2016 (seven days per module training)
Tanzania has held four credible general elections since the reintroduction of multi-party politics in 1992. Citizens and the government are eager to maintain this track record and to further strengthen democratic practice in Tanzania. Looking to the 2015 general election, government has undertaken early and comprehensive preparations for the electoral processes. Since receipt of official requests for UN assistance to the election cycle leading to the 2015 general election from the National Election Commission (NEC) and Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC), a UN Needs Assessment Mission recommended the development of a project in support of the national efforts.
In addition, in 2015 the United Republic of Tanzania will likely conduct a first national referendum on a new constitution. The EMBs and other stakeholders in preparing for these critical events have requested the assistance of UNDP to provide technical support to the preparation and execution of this referendum.
To this end, the Democratic Empowerment Project (DEP) is a four year (2013-2016) UNDP, United Nations (UN) One Fund and other donor-funded project with the overall aim of contributing to Tanzania's United Nations Development Assistance Plan's (UNDAP's ) Outcome 7: i.e. 'Key institutions of democracy, (i.e. EMBs, etc.) effectively implement their election and political functions'. UN Women and UNESCO are implementing partners in a One UN Country Team context
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as the lead facilitator in preparing and holding the BRIDGE module workshop;
  • Facilitate the 3-5 days BRIDGE module workshops;
  • Based on specific assignments within May to January 2016 , which can range up to 7 days, per training module, deliver training at the country level including technical preparations 1-3 days;
  • Work with up to 3 other facilitators in preparing to deliver the course content;
  • Support the finalization of Facilitators and Participants Notes and Materials;
  • Fully accredit semi-accredited facilitators, if any;
  • Provide feedback to UNDP on the newly developed module, curriculum and materials based on the 3-day workshop; and
  • Consolidate evaluations and prepare post-workshop feedback for UNDP and BRIDGE Office. Reports must be submitted in English.
Functional Competencies:
  • Knowledge in the area of democratic governance;
  • Excellent training, facilitation and communication skills;
  • Experience in working with UNDP or UN on electoral assistance or capacity development activities an advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to interact and relate with people at all levels.
Required Skills and Experience
  • Graduate degree (or equivalent) in International Relations, Political Science, Development, Education, Gender Studies or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the area of electoral assistance, democratic governance and/or relevant field;
  • Full accreditation as a BRIDGE facilitator is a must.
  • Accrediting or Expert level facilitator preferred;
  • Experience in conducting BRIDGE modules;
  • Experience in delivering BRIDGE training in Election Planning, Management and Operations is preferred.
  • Fluency in English.
Proposals should be submitted to the following e-mail address not later than 10 April 2015.
Applicants should download the application documents (presented in compresses file) from UNDP Tanzania. website:
Applicants should separate technical and financial proposals.
Applications with no financial offer or missing P11 form and CV or the required documents for the technical evaluation will not be considered for evaluation.
Applications without submitting a financial offer instead of other format will not be considered due to the ease comparison of the received offers.
All necessary information for this post (TOR, Deliverables, Target dates, etc. are presented in the ICPN) therefore applicant must download it from the website as mentioned above.
Do not send CV only to the Email account mentioned above without Cover Letter and Methodology (if requested) as it will be considered as incomplete application.
The documents are available in PDF (the TOR, ICPN and IC guidelines) download them from (, format: this is the only format available and it will not be provided in other formats;
Each email should be less than 8MB; emails over this size will not be received to the above mentioned account.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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