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Terms of Reference for Consultant on
the Financial Management Training and Upgrade of the System

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 upgrade and advance her financial system as such train the finance team on the use of the software.

Article 2: Objectives

• To upgrade and advance the financial system as well as train the finance team on the use of the software.

Article 3: Methodology

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

Article 4: Project Scope:

• To upgrade and advance the organisations financial system and train the finance team on the use of the software.

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: 

• Develop a training plan and manual

• Upgrade and advance the financial systems to include accounting software

• Train finance team on the use of the accounting software and financial management.

Article 6: Deliverables

• A detailed implementation plan covering the duration of the assignment

• A training plan and manual

• An upgraded and advanced financial systems 

• Detailed report of the training.

Article 7: Duration

  The duration of the consultancy will be as follows

• A detailed implementation plan – 1 day

• 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 staff – 2 days

• Upgrading of the financial system -1 day

• Detailed report of the training – 1 day

Total number of days - 10 days

Article 8: Supervision/Coordination

The consultant will work directly with the finance team under the supervision of the Executive Director.

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 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.