CSSP2 is an adaptive and flexible programme operating in a progressing and evolving context: socially and politically, and for the Ethiopian civil society sector in particular. With recent developments in the country including the approval for the revised CSO law, CSSP2 is in a unique position of opportunity to adapt programming in response to the changes in the context, and advance in an innovative direction.

CSSP2 is therefore looking for a service provider able to provide specific safeguarding investigation capacity development to support selected individuals in Ethiopia to provide a cadre of tranined safeguarding investigators that can be drawn upon.

Strategic Themes Focus areas


1. Gender Transformation

  • Gender based violence
  • Women Land rights
  • Women Political participation


  1. Young People
  •  Substance abuse amongst the youth
  • Decent work
  • Youth voice


  1. Citizen-State Engagement
  • Social minorities inclusion
  • Stronger, better CSOs
  • Trust and confidence
                              SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS 


Task Title: Consultancy for Safeguarding Investigation Capacity Development for Civil Society Organisations in Ethiopia for CSSP2

Required qualification:  Candidates fulfilling the following  requirements will be taken into consideration: 

  • Experience of conducting and supporting safeguarding investigations in development or humanitarian contexts
  • Experience of developing and facilitating training on investigations into child safeguarding or SEAH (Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Ethiopian Civil Society context would be advantageous

Benefit package: Daily consultancy fee rates dependent on experience and/ or qualifications.

Duration and Availability: The consultant(s) will be awarded a contract for a maximum of 16 months, to cover the initial training delivery, a structured coaching and mentoring follow up programme and more flexible support and quality assurance.

Submission: Submit your completed consultant response (Request for proposal document - Annex 1,) CV and covering letter to samuel.zerihun@britishcouncil.org, Maria.Cavanagh@britishcouncil.org and Christopher.Odida@britishcouncil.or.keThe email subject should be clearly indicated as the Title: Safeguarding Capacity Building. The submission deadline is 21 February 2020.


Deadline for Submission is 21 February 2020 (11.59 pm CAT)

The terms of reference and submission instructions can be accessed on the Terms of Reference in the downloads section below.