Consultancy service for landscape-based project generation and implementation

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World Vision

1. Background

World Vision International is a Christian, Community-based and Child-Focused organization working in 100 countries around the world, serving and partnering with all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, capacity, background or gender.

World Vision International Middle Eastern and Eastern Europe Regional (WV MEER) Office is looking for a Consultancy service for landscape-based project generation and implementation. The call is open to any interested individuals and entities.

The organization World Vision is committed to enhancing the sustainable use and management of landscapes. We aim to integrate ecological, social, and economic considerations into our project proposals and delivery processes. In particular this is for the Middle east and Eastern European countries. To achieve this, we seek the expertise of consultants and consultancies that specialized in landscape-based project generation and implementation.

2. Objectives

The primary objectives of this consultancy are:

  • To develop comprehensive project proposals that incorporate sustainable landscape management practices.
  • To ensure effective delivery and implementation of landscape-based projects.

3. Scope of Work

The consultancy will involve one or a part of the following tasks:

3.1 Project Proposal Generation

  • Conduct thorough needs assessments and baseline studies to understand the ecological, social, and economic contexts of the project areas.
  • Engage with stakeholders, including local communities, government bodies, and NGOs, to gather input and ensure community participation.
  • Develop detailed project proposals, including objectives, methodologies, activities, timelines, budgets, and risk management strategies.
  • Ensure proposals align with the organization’s mission and strategic goals, as well as relevant national and international standards and guidelines.

3.2 Project Delivery and Implementation

  • Develop detailed project implementation plans, including activity schedules, resource allocation, and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to facilitate project implementation.
  • Provide technical support and capacity building to project teams and local partners.
  • Monitor project progress, identify challenges, and propose corrective actions as needed.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and final project reports, documenting outcomes and lessons learned.

4. Deliverables

The consultants are expected to deliver the following:

  • Comprehensive project proposals for [number] landscape-based projects.
  • Detailed project implementation plans for approved projects.
  • Progress reports on project delivery every [frequency, e.g., quarterly].
  • Final project reports upon project completion.

5. Required Qualifications and Experience

The consultants should possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Advanced degree in environmental science, landscape architecture, natural resource management, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in developing and implementing landscape-based projects.
  • Proven track record in project proposal writing and securing funding.
  • Strong understanding of sustainable landscape management principles and practices.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders, including local communities and government bodies.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and report-writing skills.
  • Potential and relevant technical skills may include one or a combination of the following relevant technical areas each of which can contribute to a holistic approach to landscape-based regeneration:
    • WASH
    • IWRM engineering
    • Hydrology and Hydraulic Modelling
    • Hazard forecasting and vulnerability assessment
    • GIS and mapping
    • Data and EWS and forecasting
    • Natural resource management
    • Livelihood
    • Value chain development
    • Agriculture
    • Livestock
    • Agroecology
    • Innovation and new technologies or systems
    • Circular systems
    • Blended Finance
    • DRR and Anticipatory Action
    • Peace and conflict mitigation
    • solar
    • hydro and micro hydro
    • renewables-wind
    • Economist
    • Cash and voucher programming
    • behaviour change programming.
    • political economy and policy
    • Other relevant skills

6. Design of consultancy arrangement

WV MEER Office will sign a long-term agreement (LTA) with selected consultants. The agreement establishes a framework agreement between WV and selected consulatan/s, delineating the rates and other general terms. This framework will serve as the foundation for calculating specific service requests on an individual basis.

The consultant will be working in two phases comprising a virtual and a field trip. The field aspect of this consultancy is not guaranteed as getting onto the ground has conditionalities that sometimes are beyond our control.

How to apply

Any consultants/organization interested in participating in the selection process should express their interest by filling up the following linkbefore 15.07.2024 17:00 Cyprus time.

If you experience any technical difficulties while submitting the form, kindly contact us at [email protected]

After the indicated deadline consultants will receive an invitation to submit the proposal online through Coupa System.

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