CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO REVIEW BROOKE EAST AFRICA LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY WORK IN KENYA, TANZANIA AND SOUTH SUDAN

Brooke East Africa

Role Brief

CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO REVIEW BROOKE EAST AFRICA LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY WORK IN KENYA, TANZANIA AND SOUTH SUDAN

The organization wishes to engage a consultant to undertake a Legislative Review exercise.

Company: Brooke East Africa

Location: Nairobi

Presence: Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East

Sector: Advocacy

Website: https://www.thebrooke.org/

Organizational Background

Brooke is an international animal welfare charity dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules, operating in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, reaching over two million working horses.

Brook employs over 900 staff worldwide including; vets, animal welfare experts and development specialists.

Brooke works in various ways;

· With animals – Brooke relieves their suffering through treatment and education, and undertake research to improve their welfare.

· With owners – By working with owners Brooke addresses the most common and severe problems to ensure a healthier future.

· With Health Services – Working with local vets and other providers to improve the availability and quality of service of working animals.

· With Governments – Brookes advocates for local, national and international institutions to include the welfare of working equine animals in policy and implementation.

Organizational Values

Respectful

Being respectful of animals, people, cultures and the environment

Effective

Being an organization of dedicated people, determined to improve the

welfare of working donkeys, horses and mules

Accountable

Striving to be accountable and transparent in our work

Collaborative

Working in an inclusive and collaborative way to give the best

Committed

Being committed to making the most effective use of resources to bring about

lasting changes for working equine animals

Innovative

Being an innovative, evidence based, learning organization

Objectives

In the six countries where Brooke East Africa has programmatic work, Brooke East Africa has been supporting through our partners review, development, implementation and enforcement of policies and legislation at different levels. It is therefore necessary that a systematic review of our policies and legislation work is undertaken This consultancy provides a starting point for taking stock and for addressing any gaps or bottlenecks associated with the entry, nature and type of support provided in legislative advocacy processes.

Specific objectives

The consultancy will therefore be required to engage with Brooke East Africa, its partners in Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan and any relevant stakeholder in a bid to;

1. Review and document legal frameworks that BEA and partners have been supporting including policies, bills, strategies and programs and outline other relevant legal frameworks that impacts donkey welfare which should be prioritized.

2. Identify decision-making and governance processes, barriers, difficulties and bottlenecks in the formulation, implementation and enforcement of these legal frameworks.

3. Identify any existing legislative literacy gaps amongst the partners and provide a detailed training program to address the gaps for effective advocacy.

4. Develop a reference guide streamlining BEA’s entry, nature and type of support to governments in the development, implementation and enforcement of the relevant legal frameworks.

Deliverables

1. Publish comprehensive country-based reports and a consolidated executive summary on status of legal frameworks in Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan that outlines decision-making and governance processes, barriers, difficulties and bottlenecks in the formulation, implementation and enforcement of the legal frameworks, with practical recommendations for effective support by BEA and partners to the process.

2. A report on legislative literacy gaps amongst the partners and a detailed training program to address the gaps.

3. A reference guide streamlining BEA’s entry, nature and type of support to governments in the development, implementation and enforcement of the relevant legal frameworks Legislative.

Implementation Plan

The duration of the consultancy shall be 15 days spread across a period not exceed 2 months.

Knowledge and Skills Required

1. Master degree or its equivalent in Law, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Development Studies or any other related field.

2. At least 5 years proven experience in advocacy, legislative development, policy analysis and review in the region.

3. Ability to produce well-written reports, exhibiting excellent analytical and communication skills.

4. Conversant with parliamentary processes for policy and legislation formulation.

Potential consultants are invited to submit their bid documents by **28th June 2022.**The application is open to individual consultants or firms. Applicants must provide:

1. A proposal clearly showing the following:

a. Approach and methodology for meeting the objectives of this assignment

b. Key information sources to be used, and institutions / organizations to be consulted in undertaking the task.

c. Financial proposition showing all the expenses, inclusive of 5% withholding Tax

2. A detailed CV and professional background relevant to the assignment

3. Firms are required to provide their company profile

How to apply

For consideration, please send your written application interest to:

The Regional Director

Brooke East Africa

P.O. Box 43220 – 00100

Nairobi, Kenya

Or email: [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Brooke is an equal opportunity employer

Professional Conduct: The Brooke East Africa staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in Brooke way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Accountability, Service and Equality. Gender Equality: Brooke East Africa is committed to gender equality in all positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for men and women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits.

Brooke East Africa considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, ethnicity, sex, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital statusand disability.

For further details regarding the organization, please visit: www.thebrooke.org