1. Project Overview: Goal(s) and Outcome(s)
AA Nigeria as part of efforts towards supporting communities to build resilience against violent extremism is in partnership with other relevant stakeholders to tackle radicalization and violent extremism in Nigeria but with a specific focus on Kogi and Nasarawa States, through the “System and Structure Strengthening Approach against Radicalization to Violent Extremism (SARVE II) Phase II Project.
SARVE II aims to see Community resilience against Violent Extremism strengthened in Kogi and Nasarawa States with the target of seeing decreased vulnerability of at -risk young men and women, ensuring community systems and structures to address violent extremism are strengthened and an improved enabling environment for Preventing Violent Extremism exists.
As part of the policy engagement bit of the project, AAN is required to develop policy briefs for dialogue round tables and advocacies with policy developers and implementers.
The target audience for the policy brief are policy makers and implementer, change agents, the donor, general public in Nigeria and the Nigerian media. The document should help the audience;
See the relationship between youth development and empowerment and its direct effect in the prevention of Violent Extremism and radicalisation in Nigeria.
Believe that youth empowerment and development initiatives can contributes to changing attitudes towards radicalisation to violent extremism, with enhanced knowledge on signs and negatives consequences of VE.
Do compel the audience to take action by sharing the content as a best practice and inspire donors to want to support ActionAid further.
3. Required Documentations:
- Expression of interest note
- Synopsis on the subject matter
- Invoice/quotation for payment.
Experienced in policy work and writings
The consultant shall be paid in line with negotiated amount. ActionAid is under Nigerian tax laws obliged to deduct 5% withholding tax on the payment and transmit same to the tax authorities in favour of the consultant.
6. Reporting Lines
The selected consultant shall submit all documentation and resources developed to the Programme Manager, Humanitarian & Resilience Unit of AAN.
7. Submission of expression of interest
The selected Writer will sign a contract with AAN and is responsible for acquiring other relevant tools needed for the task. Interested Writers are invited to apply by sending a CV detailing competency, links to sample of past works, Synopsis on subject matter, and any other relevant information, demonstrating skill and experience in this area. Applicants should include invoice detailing daily rate.Applications should be submitted electronically to:[email protected] and cc; [email protected] with the subject line SARVE Policy Brief Writer Not later than 10th July, 2019. Only awarded contractor will be contacted.