Organization: Save the Children – US
Save the Children is recruiting a Capture Consultant for 3 weeks to conduct capture planning efforts for future Save the Children programming in Mali. The consultant will provide a written summary of all meetings (template to be provided); a description of the current landscape, lessons learned, competitive advantage and other information gathered based on the activities described above (in SC’s capture tool spreadsheet, where applicable); and recommendations for SC to consider to guide competitive strategy and program design.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
- Review key documents related to the donor as well as similar/relevant RFAs including, but not limited to:
- Recent and relevant solicitations and proposal submissions
- USAID/Mali Country Development Cooperation Strategy
- Other relevant documents related to the Government of Mali’s strategies and programs, complementary USAID-funded and other donor programs, and USAID’s youth and gender policies.
- Review of relevant projects and sector evaluations
- Participate in strategy meetings/phone calls with SCUS, SCI staff and partners as needed
- Travel to Mali (Bamako and possibly 1-2 other implementation districts) to work with SC staff, partners, and other stakeholders to:
- Gather and document program details of other SC programs in Mali that will provide the foundation for SC Mali’s capacity to implement future programming;
- Summarize current programmatic landscape, focusing on the primary interventions and associated implementation partners;
- Identify how a SC program would link current program activities with lessons-learned in-country and also with best practices globally;
- Lead discussions on innovative approaches and best practices, and gather and share relevant background data.
- Identify and document SC’s added-value and competitive advantage as well as recommendations to address gaps.
- Familiarity with Global Health programming
- Experience in preparing high-quality proposals
- Mali, West/Central Africa experience preferred
- Ability to read technical documents and conduct technical discussions in French
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