SNV Indonesia: Service Providers Panel Advocacy Programme


For Service Providers

Service Provider Panel for the Global Partnerships: Evidence Based Advocacy

1. Introduction

SNV is an international not-for-profit development organisation, working in
38 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. SNV specializes in
supporting the resourcefulness of development actors by developing local
capacities, improving performance and services, strengthening governance
systems, helping to create access for excluded groups and by making markets
work for the poor. Our global team of advisors use their specialist sector
and change expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and WASH to facilitate
sustainable change in the livelihoods of millions of people living in

2. About the Global Partnerships: Evidence Based Advocacy Programme

Global Partnerships: Evidence Based Advocacy Programme is a five-year
project, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) and
implemented in partnership with the International Food Policy Research
Institute (IPFRI), aiming at strengthening capacities of CSOs to advocate
for a conducive enabling environment. The programme will be implemented in 6
countries: Burkina-Faso, Honduras, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and Indonesia. The
programme’s main goal is to support progress in globally challenging topics
related to the Sustainable Development Goals, with a specific focus on
inclusion and equity issues. This goal is to be achieved by increasing Civil
Society Organisations (CSOs) capacities to participate, contribute and
influence strategic debates and policy-making processes.

The specific objectives of the Advocacy programme are determined as follows:

* Increase CSOs capacities in leadership, advocacy, utilisation of
data and evidence, sector knowledge and business development

* Improve enabling environment in terms of improved policies,
frameworks, regulations, budget allocation, services, inclusive business and
accountability/collaborative mechanisms

In Indonesia, the two topics that will be addressed through the programme
are Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Food and Nutrition Security

3. Objectives of the Call for Expressions of Interest

SNV is looking to establish a panel for service providers (national
NGOs/foundations, research institutions, consultancy companies) to deliver
specific assignments in the context of its Global Partnerships: Evidence
Based Advocacy Programme. Assignments that are expected to be provided are
the following:

a. Research activities related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
and Food and Nutrition Security (FNS)

b. Training activities related to the CSO’s capacity development
trajectory (including Advocacy, Use of Evidence for Advocacy for Advocacy

c. Monitoring and Evaluation of the programme’s performance

Being selected to be on the panel is not a guarantee of work. Specific
contract assignments will be developed for the different activities, based
on Terms of Reference provided by SNV. The Terms of Reference will state
objectives, responsibilities, deliverables, timelines and budget allocated
for each activity.

The panel will be in place from 2016 to 2020. SNV reserves the right to
re-advertise and add additional organizations to the panel from

SNV may also use this panel to support other SNV projects if the experience
and expertise of panel members is relevant.

4. Selection criteria

Institutions interested in joining SNV’s panel of service providers for the
Advocacy programme must be able to meet the following criteria:

1) Be Indonesian and be willing to work in the Provinces of Lampung, West
Sumatra, Flores and Lombok

2) Have previous track record/experience in Food and Nutrition Security
and/or Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and/or promotion of equity and equality
and/or implementation of Advocacy activities

3) Have a sound track record in research

4) Have experience in capacity development of local CSOs

5) Have knowledge of Monitoring & Evaluation

6) Have experience/ability to address gender issues

7) Ability to deliver complex research and/or training and/or monitoring
& evaluation within timeline and to high quality standards

5. How service providers can apply:

Please send your application to <mailto:[email protected]>
[email protected] by June 3rd 2016 with subject: “Service Providers
Panel Advocacy Programme”, with the following documents:

a) Letter of motivation, explaining the service providers’ interest in
joining the pool (maximum 2 pages)

b) A summary of the CSOs experience/track record that demonstrates it meets
the selection criteria (maximum 4 pages)

Only short listed service providers will be contacted by SNV.

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