The purpose of the consultancy is to design and develop a functioning business plan for the Rights in Exile Programme website, along with budgets and funding plans.
- Market research and needs assessment – primary research-based needs assessment that can be used to support funding applications (to submit at the end of week 8)
- Five-year budget
- Project sustainability. Analyse the ongoing demand and opportunities for sustaining immigration advice capacity building support. This will include considering models for providing sustainable models for offering this support such as, but not only, social investment and social replication models.
- A logical framework with clearly outlined:
- A comprehensive funding plan with a list of appropriate grants
- A minimum of three appropriate funding proposals (in agreement with the board)
The comprehensive business plan including points 1 to 6 should be 25 to 30 pages, including Appendices, if any.
We will use the following criteria in assessing tenders.
- Significant understanding of the use of technological solutions in development/humanitarian sector
- Excellent track record of producing successful funding/business development proposals
- Experience of conducting primary research within the NGO sector for the purpose of needs assessment
- Strong budgetary development skills, including an understanding of sustainability and match funding
- Significant knowledge of funding opportunities for international development/humanitarian work
Evaluation, Timetable, Budget and Project Management
The maximum budget for the project is £7500, inclusive of travel and expenses. Please include a detailed budget with your proposal, as specified below.
Applications due: 29th March 2020
Interviews (by Skype): 1st April 2020
Anticipated start date: 13th April 2020
First draft: 13th May 2020
Final Draft: 29th May 2020
Suitable funding applications identified: 31st December 2020
At least 3 funding applications made: 31st December 2020
This project will be managed by one or two Trustees, who will facilitate access with other partners in the project. At least one monthly meeting (online if necessary) will be expected as part of the project)
How to apply
Applications will be assessed by the Board of Trustees. The key dates are below. Please submit a CV and a written proposal in a word or pdf format no longer than three pages to Tabea Dilling (firstname.lastname@example.org) comprising the following:
- Your experience;
- Your approach to the work, covering each of the deliverables;
- High level delivery plan specifying key milestones;
- Key risks and ethical issues to be considered;
- Your budget which includes: Staffing costs, travel expenses, administrative costs. Include VAT, or if VAT is not chargeable specify this;
- Two referees.
Proposals should be submitted by midnight on the 29th March 2020 to tabea.dilling[at]amerainternational.org. Interviews will take place via Skype the following week. Please contact Tabea Dilling on the above email if you have any questions.