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Plan International is recruiting for Full time Consultancy

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Job Title: Consultancy to Conduct a Case Study on Women Professionals in Urban WASH in Imo, Delta, Niger and Taraba States


  • To better understand the challenges and prospects for women to take on leadership and management roles in the Urban WASH Governance.
  • To identify ways for them to make the most of opportunities within WASH sector.
  • To learn and document successes of women in WASH leadership for adaptive management.


  • This assignment requires the services of an expert in research, development and gender, with significant knowledge and experience in conducting case studies in service delivery institutions. The expert will work with the E-WASH teams and will interface with SWBs and related institutions.


  • Indicative Tasks and Activities
  • Estimated Level of Effort (LOE) Days
  • Inception report, including schedule of activities and deliverables
  • Briefing with E-WASH Advisers and Gender Specialist to discuss the scope of work.
  • Submit a case study protocol
  • Conduct a desk review on institutional practices within the WASH sector.
  • Development of an inception report, including a schedule for the assessment.


  • Assessment methodology/techniques development and field work
  • Determine methodologies and techniques and or adopt tools for the case study.
  • Field test tools.
  • Field visit to E-WASH states, brief E-WASH State and Utility teams on the approach and expectations.
  • Conduct the case study among Women in Urban WASH Governance and related institutions in each E-WASH state, underscoring their contributions, potentials, opportunities and pathway to growth in the sector.
  • Prepare a 2-minute video documentary on each of the case study participant.


  • Documentation of findings and validation
  • Analyse information and develop a synopsis report
  • Develop an action and implementation plan for each of the candidates to assist their career development.
  • Develop an institutional action plan to address structural barriers to women’s employment, retention and advancement
  • Provide a two-page profile of each of the case study candidate and validate.
  • Brief State teams.


Final Report

  • Develop a detail case study report with recommendations and provide guidelines/action plan.
  • Submission of report for review
  • Submit final report


Total no. of days


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Minimum Requirement

  • The minimum education qualifications and associated knowledge, skills, abilities are outlined below: A two-page documentation will be required from you on the proposed methodology you intend to apply in achieving the deliverables (as in the SoW).

Educational Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Development studies, Gender and or relevant Social sciences, a related field or equivalent in experience and career history.

Additional Skills

  • Knowledge and previous experience in case study development or similar/related context is desirable.
  • Strong communication and engagement skills, and ability to liaise with government at different levels.
  • Highly organized.
  • Ability and willingness to travel out to E-WASH States

Travel Requirements

  • The consultant will travel to all E-WASH States for field work. Travel logistics will be managed by E-WASH.

Level of Effort (LoE)

  • The Level of Effort (LOE) for the assignment is twenty - six (26) workdays, Note: Engagement days may not run concurrently.


Method of Application

CVs, technical and financial proposal shall be submitted by email to by Tuesday 24th March, 2020 on or before close of business by 5:00pm

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About Plan International
Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children. It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and a...
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Job Summary
March 12, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Delta /Imo /Niger /Taraba
March 24, 2020
Consulting /NGO / Community Services
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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