Strategic Objectives

SAADO is looking for a highly skilled and qualified consultant;

Line Manager : Gender and Protection – Technical Advisor
People Management :


Location Juba, South Sudan
Closing Date: 12, September 2017




Smile Again Africa Development Organization [SAADO] is a national non-profit humanitarian and development organization dedicated to working with the youth and their communities to reach their full potential. Founded in 2011, SAADO works across all the states of South Sudan promoting social cohesion and empowering communities to tackle the causes of poverty and injustice. We provide humanitarian assistance to families affected by disaster & conflict while partnering with communities for long-term solutions to alleviate poverty. Motivated by the potential in the youth, we optimize their role to foster peaceful co-existence and economic empowerment in South Sudan. Our programs are in the areas of: Food security, livelihoods and nutrition; Gender and protection; Education and peace building & WASH.

 About the Project

Currently SAADO is implementing a project aimed at strengthening the coping capacities of conflict affected GBV survivors by promoting an inclusive, coordinated and survivor centred approach through promoting women’s understanding of human rights, justice and support care services (protection mechanisms); establishing victim support groups to dialogue on justice and support care services and processes and strengthening the implementation of survivor driven policies on access to justice and support care services. SAADO seeks to promote increased knowledge on human rights including knowledge on access to legal and psychosocial support services and a solidified referral pathway in order to begin or initiate first phases in realizing the right to access justice.


In the given context, SAADO wishes to develop a practical working manual for the key players in the access to justice and rule of law. The manual should provide the training facilitators with clear and customized step-by-step guidelines for the various stakeholders.

The main objective of the manual is to enhance the efficiency, professionalism and impact of human rights trainers in implementing their mandate. The manual is principally intended for the training of traineesin human rights, justice and support care services to perform primarily an awareness function.

Specifically, the manual is intended to: -

a)    to provide information on international human standards relevant to United Nations field operations;

b)    to provide information on techniques for human rights training in conflict areas and encourage the development of the relevant skills by field officers and other human rights trainees;

c)     Increase the understanding and awareness of trainees on human rights.




  1. Review report on needs assessment conducted to identify gaps for training.
  2. Conduct literature review of existing training modules on similar topics, and summarize those relevant to the intended manual.
  3. Design training of trainers (TOT) modules and guide.
  4. Develop and produce with the involvement of SAADO, a tailor-made capacity manual based on the needs assessment (education and outreach materials).
  5. Deliver a final training manual of not more than 50 pages, excluding annexes 

Specific tasks and issues to be addressed in this training manual

The training guide/ manual should include the following topics:

·         Understanding Human Rights (Basic Universally Accepted Principles)

·         Human rights, Support Care & Access to Justice

·         Sexual and Gender Based Violence

·         Participation/Access to Justice

·         An Introduction to Referral Pathways and Practice

·         An introduction to Psychosocial Support Services

·         Psychosocial First Aid

·         Safeguarding Human Rights and Addressing Challenges of Support care

·         Sustainable livelihoods




The assignment is expected to require at least 7 working days starting from 18 September 2017.



  1. The consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Programs director and the direct supervision of the Gender and Protection Technical Advisor.
  2. All reports are to be written in English. The consultant will provide an electronic version of all the required deliverables. The reporting will be completed in form and substance acceptable to SAADO.



The consultant is required to submit the final document(s) by 2 October 2017.


The successful candidate will have the following:

·         Good understanding and clear knowledge of GBV issues in conflict areas with a bias to South Sudan.

·         Proven expertise in designing training materials for trainers including capacity to prepare logical, coherent and consistent documents.

  • Prior demonstrated experience developing training guides for donors, in particular those funding SGBV programmes in South Sudan.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with project members.
  • Flexibility to adapt to any change in the terms of reference.
  • Excellent English speaking and/or writing skills.
  • An advanced university degree (masters/equivalent) in development studies, food security, conflict management or a related field.


How to Apply


Qualified candidates should submit their applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications should include:


  • Detail CV
  • Summary of proposed training curriculum and format (not more than 1 page)
  • Proposed methodology
  • A detailed workplan
  • A detailed financial proposal
  • Daily rate in USD
  • Indication of availability



































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