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Peer-to-peer Training Facilitators (Consultancy) at Grassroots Life Saving Outreach (LESGO)


Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach (LESGO) is an impartial, neutral and independent Non-Governmental Organization whose mission exclusively established to promote life in underserved communities through empowering communities to know and protect lives including their environment towards ensuring safe habitation through participatory methodology. Established in Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach was established in 2010 but was incorporated in the year 2011 with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). LESGO exists to partner with government and relevant agencies to promote and strengthen humanitarian law and a universal principle that seeks to honor the dignity of mankind with support and believe that Life is worth living and living well.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Peer-to-peer Training Facilitator (Consultancy)

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Contract

About the Project

  • Piloting Localization of Pooled Funds via Coalition Models in Adamawa State of Nigeria is a project that aims to pioneer and seamlessly integrate the Local Coalition Accelerator model, fostering enhanced capabilities among National and Local NGOs.
  • This initiative focuses on bolstering their proficiency in knowledge acquisition to bolster resource mobilization, drive effective project implementation, conduct impactful research, shape policies, foster robust collaboration, and facilitate seamless coordination with sectors, agencies, and government MDAs. In Adamawa state, where crisis-affected populations reside in areas often beyond the reach of UN Agencies and INGO, and the onus falls on NNGOs to deliver essential services.
  • This project serves as a guiding beacon, ensuring standardized, high-quality services and pre-emptive policies to mitigate various risks, encompassing security, financial, and humanitarian concerns.

Project Objectives:

  • The Local Coalition model is integrated into pooled fund governance and processes to increase the efficacy, efficiency, capacity, risk alertness, and inclusivity of local/national partners in responding to the crisis in Northeast Nigeria.

Background:

  • Nigerian Local Coalition Accelerator (NLCA) aims to foster collaborative learning and knowledge exchange among its member organizations through series of peer-to-peer learning platform for sharing experiences, best practices, and practical insights. The session aims to enhance the capacity of coalition members and strengthen their collective impact.

Objectives

  • Facilitate cross-learning among coalition partners.
  • Build a supportive network for addressing common challenges.
  • Explore innovative approaches to coalition building and advocacy.

Key Topics
Coalition Governance and Leadership:

  • Roles and responsibilities of coalition members.
  • Decision-making processes and accountability.

Effective Advocacy Strategies:

  • Sharing successful advocacy campaigns.
  • Identifying policy priorities and influencing change.

Resource Mobilization:

  • Strategies for sustainable funding.
  • Leveraging partnerships and donor engagement.

Methodology:

  • Interactive sessions, case studies, and group discussions.
  • Peer-led sessions where participants share their expertise.
  • Practical exercises to apply learning within coalitions.

Participants:

  • Coalition members, including representatives from diverse sectors.
  • Facilitators with experience in coalition building and peer learning.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Strengthened collaboration and trust among coalition partners.
  • Enhanced skills in advocacy, governance, and resource mobilization.
  • Concrete action plans for advancing coalition goals.

Duration and Timelines

  • The duration of the short-term consultancy is ten (10) sessions, 7 hours per day (8am to 5pm) with specific timelines as follows: Two sessions per month for period of 5 months

Key Deliverables:

  • Presentations slides
  • Session plan
  • Activity report
  • Action plans for advancing coalition goals

Qualifications

  • At least five (3) years’ experience in facilitating peer-to-peer sessions for coalition systems or Networks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally while navigating cultural and language barriers.
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively.
  • Be a self-starter: independent, takes initiative to solve problem.
  • Be highly organized anddetail oriented Be fluent in English.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, addressed to “the Program Manager, Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach (LESGO)” via: [email protected] copying: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Applicant’s CV that demonstrates relevant experience (attach as appendix 1)
  • Proposed workshop topics and delivery method (attach as appendix 2);
  • Sample report from a similar engagement (attach as appendix 3).
  • Applications will be reviewed on rolling bases.