Call for consultant _ EOI_ Sport Consultant

Posted 9 months ago by GIZ
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Sport And Leisure, Services
The Programme “Exchange, Education and Conflict Transformation through Sport for development (S4D)”, commissioned on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is demanding services for an individual consultant to plan and conduct trainings in the field of using sport as a tool to foster social and life skills development amongst children and Youth.
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a public-benefit federal enterprise that on behalf of the German Government supports many public and private sector clients in around 120 countries in achieving their objectives in international cooperation. With this aim, GIZ works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions.
The approach of “Sport for Development” is increasingly being used in international development cooperation, with educationally oriented sports programs offering excellent opportunities for personal development, helping people (re)integrate into society, promoting social participation and, last but not least, potentially providing valuable assistance to individuals processing traumatic experiences. Sport can be used as a tool to help empower young people, improve their quality of life and promote their healthy psychosocial development. 
Service requirement:
In close cooperation with partner organizations GIZ wants to improve the quality and quantity of sport for development activities as an educational tool in Iraq. The aim is to enable female and male trainers, PE teachers, and multipliers to use sport pedagogical methods to promote individual development, life-skills, physical and mental well-being for children and youth of different origin, living in camps and hosting communities. Every person trained in the Sport for Development methodology is regularly working with children or youth at his/her place of implementation. Therefore, several Coach Clinics including individual coaching and Follow Up workshops will be held by the consultant (worshop instructor) together with other workshop instructors in camps and host communities to enable teachers and trainers to apply sport the S4D methods.
General tasks of the consultant
  • Giving organizational and administrative support to the GIZ regional sport programme KRI 
  • Taking over knowledge management tasks
  • Making use of his/her own vehicle to conduct field visits, workshops and partner visits
  • Monitoring of the development and implementation of project plans and activities in close consultation with counterparts 
  • Developing, organizing and implementing quality assurance measures
  • Cooperation and dialogue with partner institutions and maintain good working relationships
  • Supporting project documentation 
Specific tasks
  • Workshops
  • Organization and facilitation of up to 10 ToT’s (workshops consist of 2-4 days +preparation and wrap up) according to the “Sport for Development” methodology. Workshops must be implemented online / through virtual meetings if needed. Suitable and participate methods must be used accordingly.
  • Liaison with partners, owners of venues, governmental institutions etc.
  • Organization and implementation up to 20 field visits to the implementation areas of trained coaches according to GIZ’s field visit and monitoring strategy
  • Making use of GIZ’s M&E system
  • Taking an active role in reviewing and developing training contents, especially online contents
  • Participation in an international Instructor conference/workshop in either Germany or Jordan
Organization and facilitation of Sport for Development events and tournaments in Camps and/or Host Communities
Liaison with partners (NGO’s, Camps Management, Directorates, Youth Centers etc.)

The approximate technical requirement of the consultant is as follows: 
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education
Professional experience:
  • Practical experience in planning and conducting ToTs
  • Practical and theoretical working experience (min. 1 year) in using sport as a tool to develop children’s and Youth’s life skills
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of football / having played in football teams for min. 4 years
  • Basic theoretical and practical knowledge of the trend sport “Ultimate Frisbee”
  • Practical experiences in working with IDPs
Language skills: 
Business fluency in Kurdish (Badini) and Arabic, good English skills
Interested individuals are kindly requested to express their interest for the above-mentioned services, to send a Letter of Interest with following documents:

The CV 
Provide a letter directed to GIZ stating the relevant work experience and exploring the interest to work with GIZ for the above-mentioned service. 
Bank data with all details from a local bank (Bank Name, Account Holder, IBAN).
A copy of ID or Passport.
This expression of interest is a market search for qualified Consultants and GIZ keeps the right for appropriate selection of the best qualified consultants for future demand.
The deadline for submission is:
On Tuesday, 20.11.2020
AT 14:00

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