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Terms of Reference for Consultant for the Training of Board Members on NGO Management and oversight

Article 1: Introduction

South Saharan Social Development Organization (SSDO) a registered non-profit organization situated in Enugu whose vision is to see a society where sustainable development is achieved for women, youth and children is seeking the services of a qualified consultant to take the board through NGO management and oversight.

Article 2: Objectives

• To review the existing board TOR, develop a board policy as well as train board members on NGO management and oversight.


Article 3: Methodology

• The consultant shall submit a detailed concept note of how the assignment will be carried out with proposed fees.


Article 4: Project Scope:

• T0 review and develop Board TOR and Policy and train Board members on NGO management and oversight. 


Article 5: Main Task for the Consultant: 

The consultant is expected to carry out the following: 

• Submit a detailed concept note of how the assignment will be carried out with a cost breakdown. Based on the successful evaluation of this concept note undertake: 

o Review of Board TOR

o Development of Board Policy

o Develop a training plan and manual

o Training of Board Members on NGO management and oversight.


Article 6: Deliverables

• A detailed implementation plan covering the duration of the assignment

• A revised copy of the TOR.

• A content-based Board Policy.

• A training plan and manual

• Detailed report of the training.


Article 7: Duration

 The duration of the consultancy will be as follows

• A revised copy of the TOR. - 1 day

• A content-based Board Policy – 3 days

• A draft training plan and manual – 3 days

• Review of the training plan and manual with SSDO – 1 day

• Final training plan and manual – 1 day

• Training of Board members – 2 days

• Detailed report of the training – 1 day


Total number of days - 12 days


Article 8: Supervision/Coordination

The consultant will work directly with the Executive Director and the Board Chair.


Article 9: Remuneration/ Payment modality

a) SSDO will pay consultancy fee for the duration of this assignment.

b) Lump sum payment will be made based on the following:


• Upon signature of the contract: 60%

• Upon submission of final narrative report: 40%


Consultants Competencies and Requirements:

- Must have technical skills in the area S/he is applying.

- Demonstrate experience in the area S/he is applying and must provide evidence

of previous works done in this regard with relevant contacts details

- Have a Bank Account and Tax Identification Number.

- Must be available at a short notice.

- Well spoken and written English.

- Must be computer literate. 


How to Apply

Applicants should send in their curriculum vitae with a cover letter, reflecting relevant past work experience, including two referees conversant with their work. Women with credible records in any of the identified areas are strongly encouraged to apply.


Submission of EOI: Applications should be mailed to info@southsaharan.org not later than Friday 13th April, 2018. The lot of Interest should be the subject matter.

Please Note: Only successful applicants will be contacted on or before 20th April, 2018.



SOUTH SAHARAN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.