FWLD - Working for Non-Discrimination and Equality

Call for Consultant for Developing Operational and Strategic Plan of a Policy Advocacy Network Against SGBV

Expired Job

Published Date: 6 June 2024

Position: Consultant

Purpose: To develop the operational and strategic plan for a national Policy Advocacy Network against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Application Deadline: 19 June 2024

Duration: June – August

Terms of Reference (TOR):


We are seeking a qualified consultant to develop a comprehensive operational and strategic plan for a national Policy Advocacy Network against SGBV. The network aims to facilitate engagement at local, provincial, and national levels, creating a cohesive and sustainable platform for Nepali Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) dedicated to preventing and responding to SGBV.


The objective of this consultancy is to develop the national network’s operational and strategic plan, with a focus on:

  • Establishing a specific agenda and action plan for the network.
  • Creating linkages with other resources, including the strategies of participating network member organizations.
  • Building a broad-based interlinkage within the network to foster cohesion and mutual support among members.
  • Ensuring the sustainability of the network by incorporating lessons learned from past experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assessment and Analysis:
    • Conduct a thorough assessment of the current status and needs of the network and hence the consultants might need to travel outside of Kathmandu to meet CSOs in the targeted provinces.
    • Analyze the strategies and interventions of participating CSOs to identify areas for integration and support.
  2. Development of Operational Plan:
    • Design an operational plan that includes clear roles, responsibilities, and activities for network members.
    • Outline mechanisms for effective communication, coordination, and resource sharing among members.
  3. Development of Strategic Plan:
    • Create a strategic plan that aligns with the network’s objectives and long-term goals.
    • Establish a framework for monitoring and evaluating the network’s progress and impact.
  4. Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Facilitate consultations with network members and other stakeholders to gather input and ensure buy-in.
    • Promote collaboration and partnerships within the network and with external entities.
  5. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Prepare comprehensive documentation of the plans, including detailed action points and timelines.


  • Proven experience providing consulting services, preferably within the context of advocacy networks or CSOs.
  • In-depth understanding of SGBV issues and the landscape of CSOs in Nepal.
  • Strong analytical, facilitation, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills in English and Nepali.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit the following documents:

  1. A detailed CV highlighting relevant experience.
  2. A cover letter outlining their approach to this consultancy and expected remuneration

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications within the application deadline by 5:00 pm physically at FWLD office or email their application at info@fwld.org or fwld2013@gmail.com by 5:00 pm, Nepal Standard Time. Late applications will not be reviewed.

Women, individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

Please note that FWLD reserves the right to select individuals from the pool of received applications.