Land and Corruption – Consultant for Developing a Position Paper on Land Policies and Regulations
Application Closing Date - 31 May 2019
Job Start Date - 15 Jun, 2019
Duration - 15 June to 31 July 2019
Location - Remote
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
TI’s Land and Corruption Programme is guided by the vision of guaranteeing the maintenance and development of land and tenure-based prosperity for men and women of all generations equally, respecting the dimensions of stewardship and socio-cultural relationships to land, and taking into consideration the special needs and rights of ethnic minorities, for sustainable and inclusive development and growth. The Programme’s overall goal is to contribute to improved livelihoods of men and women adversely affected by corrupt practices in land administration and in land deals, through enhanced security of tenure and equitable and fair access to land and water.
The Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin is seeking a consultant to research and write a position paper presenting gaps in land policies, regulations and anti-corruption standards; using information gathered from desk-based and empirical research by its Land and Corruption in Africa Programme in nine different countries in sub-Sahara Africa.
In collaboration with nine TI national chapters, the consultant will write a position paper that analyses the gaps in the national land policies, regulations and anti-corruption standards in land and corruption, and present key policy messages together with key stakeholders to target.
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINE
- Minimum of seven years policy or research experience on anti-corruption or governance issues;
- Relevant expertise in the use of the global policy for effective advocacy
- Wide knowledge on land and corruption
- Clear understanding and familiarity with international land policies and regulations
- Wide experience of working with clients in civil society, particularly advocacy-oriented NGOs;
- Excellent writing skills in English.
REMUNERATION AND COSTS
The Consultants should provide their estimated total fee as a lump sum or as standard daily or hourly rates, before any VAT or other charges.
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The application should include the following documents in English:
- Motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae
- Business proposal including budget
- One sample of relevant previous work (confidentiality guaranteed).
- Completed VAT Form for Tenders/Vendor Form (Only for Consultants based in the EU, EEA and Switzerland)
Please indicate “Position Paper on Gaps in Land Policies and Regulations” in the subject line of your email application. Applications should be sent in English by email to Land Corruption Tender at email@example.com close of business of 31/05/2019.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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