Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the sustainable development of production systems in West Africa.
We play a catalytic role by partnering with private sector companies and other stakeholders to foster the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains.
Our activities in West Africa are focused on cocoa, gold, oil palm, cotton, soy and other commodities.
As one of the Regional Expertise Centres (REC) within Solidaridad’s international network, we are part of a growing global organization advocating and supporting sustainable and responsible production and trade.
SWA focuses on stimulating sustainable supply chains through introduction of innovations in good practices, robust infrastructure, sustainable landscapes management and enabling policy.
The Solidaridad regional office is based in Accra, Ghana and currently has programmes and operations in Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria.
- Review and Enforce the Legal and Regulatory Regime;
- Reclaim Degraded Lands, Dredge silted Estuaries and Waterways and Free Lands for Agribusiness;
- Implement Social Interventions to Facilitate Sustainable Livelihood Creation in Mining Communities;
- Adapt Technology to Ensure Efficient Mining, Processing, Environmental and Monitoring Activities; and
- Capacity Building of ASMs, Regulatory Institutions and Project Management.
- Advocating for sustainable landscape policies and practices in the ASM sector;
- Advocating with like-minded organizations to ensure sustainable landscape policies in the ASM sector through multi-stakeholder platform level discussions, alliances and coalitions; and
- Building the capacity of like-minded organizations and ASM Associations to be able to advocate for sustainable landscape policies in the ASM sector.
- Improved national level ASM policy through advising the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Minerals Commission;
- Improved alliances and networking with like-minded CSOs to lobby for sustainable land use management policies in the ASM sector;
- Empowered national level ASM associations i.e. Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM), Artisanal and Small Scale Miners Africa Network (ASMAN) and Women in Mining (WIM) with training on effective governance and management, effective grassroots advocacy, inclusive policy formulation and gender mainstreaming; and
- Enhanced knowledge among Civil Society Organizations, Government Institutions and officials in key agencies about ASM, miners’ perspectives and effective policy interventions.
The objective of the Assignment
The objective of the assignment is:
- To train thirty (30) participants from the Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners, Women in Mining and Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Africa Network in Leadership Skills.
Scope of Work
- Conflict resolution and management;
- Succession Planning;
- Trainer’s Manual on Leadership Skills; and
- Final Report on Leadership Skills Training.
Required Skills or Experience
- The Consultant must hold at least a Master’s Degree in a relevant field and must have experience in capacity building and organizational development.
- Preference will be given to Consultants with experience in the small scale mining sector in Ghana.
How To Apply
Interested consultants are expected to submit technical and financial proposals with the following components:
- Proposed budget;
- CV of Consultant(s); and
- Demonstrable experience in undertaking similar assignments.
Interested Consultants should submit their CV, a brief write up on their approach to the execution of the assignment (including workplan) and a financial proposal (indicating only professional fees) by close of business on September 20, 2019, to vacancies.GH@solidaridadnetwork.org.
- Please indicate TOR as subject.
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.