HelpAge Terms of Reference for Thematic Consultants

Terms of Reference for Thematic Consultants
HelpAge is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfill their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives.
With more than 70 affiliates and 300 partners across more than 50 countries, the HelpAge network brings together hundreds of organisations worldwide. 
In Africa, HelpAge has its regional offices in Kenya and South Africa. 
The regional office in Kenya is based in Nairobi which offers support to the Eastern, Western and Central African countries while the South African office is based in Pretoria which extends its support to the Southern Africa countries.

HelpAge’s global action to 2010-2015 include; enabling older men and women to have secure incomes; enabling older men and women and those they support to receive quality health, HIV and care services; enabling older men and women to actively participate in and be better supported during emergency and recovery situations; and building global and local movements that enable older men and women to challenge age discrimination and claim their rights and to support a growing global network of organizations to work effectively with and for older men and women. 
In an effort to improve its work across its global actions, HelpAge is seeking for services from a pool of consultants – organizations or individuals – with experience in conducting studies across HelpAge’s global actions across Africa.

The organization/individual should submit (strictly);
  • A brief background of the organization/individual
  • Organization or individual experience in conducting numerous studies including research, producing documentation, organizing and facilitating technical or capacity building workshops across HelpAge’s global actions. Organisations or individuals with experience in conducting Value for Money assessments and rigorous Impact Evaluations are encouraged to apply
  • Names and contact details of clients your organization or individually have worked for in the past
  • Daily rates in Pounds (£)
  • Associate consultant’s CVs citing their experience in conducting studies across HelpAge’s global actions
  • Applicant should also submit two (2) sample reports of assignments conducted in the past
  • Experience in ageing issues will be an added advantage.
Interested organisations/individuals should submit their credentials to the 
Regional Monitoring, Evidence and Learning Adviser, 
and copy  
by 7th June, 2013, 2013.

“HelpAge International is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants from both genders and all ethnic background are highly encouraged to apply. 
Canvassing may lead to automatic disqualification”