Consultancy- Save the Children (UNDEF)

VACANCY RE-ANNOUNCEMENT

Save the Children Japan, Child Rights Program is implementing the UNDEF-funded “Preparing Youth for Democracy in Mongolia” project for two years (01 March 2020 – 28 February 2022). The project is designed to promote democratic values and teach electoral processes among young voters, to strengthen their civic engagement and their ability to make informed electoral choices, ultimately contributing to stronger democratization. Save the Children Japan, Mongolia Office is currently seeking a Short-Term Consultant. The consultant will possess applied experience and expertise in developing extra-curricular training program for youth (15-19 years old) on democratic values and processes, citizen participation and strategies for youth engagement. The purpose of the assignment is to develop five-modules of Extra-curricular Youth Training Program in “Participation of Young People in Democratization” based on gaps identified from the Youth Survey and curriculum review and to provide strategic direction and leadership to the stakeholders including youth organizations and NGOs.

KEY ASSIGNMENTS:

The assignment has the specific objective to analyze content and methodology for teaching democratic governance and citizen participation subjects in Mongolia. Consultant will design relevant content and training materials, and coach and work together with 4 Implementing Partners to develop the framework and methodology of the training program. The training content will have five modules: 1) Participation by young people in representative democracy: standing for or voting in elections or membership in political parties; 2) Participation of young people in decision-making structures: promoting greater engagement of young people through e.g. involvement in youth organizations, NGOs or volunteering, by participating in debate on youth and community issues; 3) Opinion-shaping through print press, youth radio, participating in online discussions, writing, producing or following blogs and vlogs; 4) Seeking information and learning about democracy, and 5) Participating in simulations of political processes, attending training or learning at school engaging in youth organizations and finalization, production of five-module training program and complete the training schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Master and above advanced University Degree preferably in Education, Political Science, Legal, Governance and/or Social Sciences;
  • Extensive and proven experience in developing training modules;
  • 10 years’ experience in areas of education, governance, civic education etc.;
  • Experience in areas such as representative democracy, youth participation, and democratic education will be an advantage;
  • Strong contextual and analytical skills;
  • Good English and Mongolian writing and communication skills;
  • Good time management and Ability to perform the Consultant's work in a timely and quality manner;
  • Ability to work in team.

 

TIMING AND TIMETABLE:

The Consultant will be working from 21 December, 2020 to 21 February, 2021. For detailed ToR, please visit this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oCZU9eofcMiHjielNZw7eYOIeOr2OG6b/view .

HOW TO APPLY:

 

If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your Cover letter describing your experience, skills and CV with list and introduction of work done in the field of curriculum development and send them via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 15 December, 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Save the Children.

 

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability.   


СУРГАЛТЫН ХӨТӨЛБӨР БОЛОВСРУУЛАХ

ЗӨВЛӨХ ШАЛГАРУУЛАН АВНА

 

Хүүхдийг Ивээх Сангийн Хүүхдийн эрхийн засаглал хөтөлбөр нь иргэний боловсролын таван модуль сургалтын хөтөлбөр боловсруулах богино хугацааны зөвлөх сонгон шалгаруулж авна.

 

ЗӨВЛӨХӨД ТАВИГДАХ ШААРДЛАГА:

  • Боловсрол, улс төрийн шинжлэх ухаан, эрх зүй, засаглал ба эсвэл нийгмийн шинжлэх ухааны чиглэлээр магистр ба түүнээс дээш түвшний зэрэгтэй байх;
  • Сургалтын материал, модуль боловсруулж байсан туршлагатай байх;
  • Боловсрол, засаглал, иргэний боловсрол, нийгмийн салбарт 10-аас багагүй жил ажилласан байх;
  • Төлөөлөлийн ардчилал, залуусын оролцоо, ардчилалын боловсрол зэрэг чиглэлээр ажиллаж байсан бол давуу талтай болно;
  • Анализ, дүн шинжилгээ хийх өндөр ур чадвартай байх;
  • Монгол ба Англи хэлний бичгийн чадвар маш сайн байх;
  • Цагийн менежмент сайтай байх, Зөвлөхийн ажлыг тохирсон хугацаанд, чанартай гүйцэтгэх чадвартай байх;
  • Баг хамт олноор ажиллах ур чадвартай байх.

 

АЖИЛ ГҮЙЦЭТГЭХ ХУГАЦАА

Зөвлөх нь 2020 оны 12-р сарын 21-нээс 2021 оны 02-р сарын 21-ний хооронд ажиллах бөгөөд гүйцэтгэх Ажлын нарийвчилсан удирдамжийг энэ https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oCZU9eofcMiHjielNZw7eYOIeOr2OG6b/view холбоос руу орж авна уу.

 

БҮРДҮҮЛЭХ МАТЕРИАЛ:

 

Зөвлөхийн сонгон шалгаруулалтанд орох хүсэлтэй иргэд дараах мэдээлэлийг 2020 оны 12-р сарын 15-ны өдрийн 17 цагаас өмнө This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. цахим хаягаар ирүүлнэ үү. Үүнд:

 

  1. Өөрийн товч намтар (CV) болон Сургалтын хөтөлбөр боловсруулах чиглэлээр гүйцэтгэсэн ажлын жагсаалт, танилцуулга
  2. Өөрийн туршлага, ур чадвараа тайлбарласан захидал (Cover letter)

 

Хүүхдийг Ивээх Сан нь тэгш боломжийг дээдэлдэг ажил олгогч бөгөөд хүмүүсийг нас, хүйс, шашин шүтлэг, үндэс угсаа, хөгжлийн бэрхшээл зэргээр ялгаварладаггүй.


TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY
EXTRA-CURRICULAR YOUTH TRAINING PROGRAM IN
“YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN DEMOCRATIZATION”

BACKGROUND
Human Rights education is becoming an important component of the formal education policy
in Mongolia. The project, “Preparing Youth for Democracy in Mongolia”, is designed to promote
democratic values and teach electoral processes among young voters, to strengthen their civic
engagement and their ability to make informed electoral choices, ultimately contributing to
stronger democratization. The project is innovative in that it is a crucial attempt by youth-driven
civil society organizations to develop youth-focused action groups to reinforce democratic
values by involving vulnerable, disabled and disadvantaged youth as project beneficiaries. The
project will empower young people and enable them to participate in decision-making
processes.
OBJECTIVE
The consultant will possess applied experience and expertise in developing extra-curricular
training program for youth (15-19 years old) on democratic values and processes, citizen
participation and strategies for youth engagement. The purpose of the assignment is to develop
five-modules of Extra-curricular Youth Training Program in “Participation of Young People in
Democratization” based on gaps identified from the Youth Survey and curriculum review and
to provide strategic direction and leadership to the stakeholders including youth organizations
and NGOs.
SCOPE OF THE WORK
The assignment has the specific objective to analyze content and methodology for teaching
democratic governance and citizen participation subjects in Mongolia. Consultant will design
relevant content and training materials, and coach and work together with 4 Implementing
Partners to develop the framework and methodology of the training program. The training
content will have five modules: 1) Participation by young people in representative democracy:
standing for or voting in elections or membership in political parties; 2) Participation of young
people in decision-making structures: promoting greater engagement of young people through
e.g. involvement in youth organizations, NGOs or volunteering, by participating in debate on
youth and community issues; 3) Opinion-shaping through print press, youth radio, participating
in online discussions, writing, producing or following blogs and vlogs; 4) Seeking information
and learning about democracy, and 5) Participating in simulations of political processes,
attending training or learning at school engaging in youth organizations and finalization,
production of five-module training program and complete the training schedule.

2

EXPECTED ACTIVIITES
The consultant will conduct the following key assignments:
• Desk review, design, develop the methodology and 5-modules of the Extra-curricular
Youth Training Program in “Youth Participation in Democratization”
• Finalize the main content and materials for the 5-modules of the Extra-curricular Youth
Training Program in “Youth Participation in Democratization”, in conjunction with the
representatives of partner CSOs and train them.
• Produce training materials, a simplified manual and complete training schedule
• Pre-test the training program among youth and finalize the modules.
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES
A.Detailed activity plan, timeline for the contracted period
B.Weekly report – shall not exceed 2 pages excluding annexes
C.Mid-term report – shall not exceed 10 pages excluding annexes
D.Finalized 5-modules Training program for YVCs, a simplified manual, evaluation report
(PPT and word files)
All deliverables of the contractual duties should be prepared in English and Mongolian.
The training module procedure will involve the following five components including detailed
chapters:
• Part 1 – Electoral Processes
• Part 2 – Youth Participation
• Part 3 – Research and Information
• Part 4 – Media and Participation
• Part 5 – Taking Action

QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
• Master and above advanced University Degree preferably in Education, Political
Science, Legal, Governance and/or Social Sciences;
• Extensive and proven experience in developing training modules;
• 10 years’ experience in areas of education, governance, civic education etc.;
• Experience in areas such as representative democracy, youth participation, and
democratic education will be an advantage;
• Strong contextual and analytical skills;
• Good English and Mongolian writing and communication skills;
• Good time management and Ability to perform the Consultant's work in a timely and
quality manner;
• Ability to work in team.
TIMING AND TIMETABLE
This Terms of Reference is effective from December 21, 2020 and continues until the February
21, 2021/will be ongoing until terminated by agreement between the parties.

3

No Activities Date
1 Detailed activity plan, timeline for the contract December 21, 2020
2 Desk review, design content, methodology and materials for
the 5-modules of the training program, in conjunction with the
representatives of partner CSOs

January 11, 2021

3 Weekly report December 25, 2020
December 31, 2020
January 01, 2021
January 08, 2021
January 15, 2021
January 22, 2021
January 29, 2021
February 05, 2021
February 12, 2021
4 Mid-term report January 20, 2021
5 Finalized 5-modules Training program for YVCs, a simplified
manual, evaluation report and final report along with the
recommendations

February 19, 2021

PAYMENT SCHEDULE
20% Upon signing of contract and commencement of work, upon submission of detailed
activity plan, timeline agreed
30% Upon submission of the mid-term report, upon completion of all training related tasks
20% Upon submission of a simplified manual, training evaluation report
30% Upon submission of the final report along with the recommendation

 

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