About Restless Development
Restless Development is an agency for youth-led development that supports Young People to demand and deliver a just and sustainable world for all. The agency is run out of strategic hubs in ten countries across Africa, Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, with a wider network of partners across the world. The agency strives to ensure that Young People have a voice, a living, and sexual rights, and are leaders in preventing and solving the world’s challenges. Restless Development has been working with Young People since 1985 and its work is led by thousands of Young People every year. The agency listens to Young People, involves Young People in leading its work, and together helps Young People make lasting changes in their communities and countries. Find out more here: www.restlessdevelopment.org
Restless Development Uganda With funding from FORD Foundation, Restless Development is implementing a two-year program dubbed “Countering Corruption through Youth-led Budget Advocacy” (CCYBA, May 2021- April 2023) that aims to strengthen the voice, leadership and civic participation of diverse young people in budgeting processes in Uganda at the local, national and regional (East African) level so that there is increased transparency in public spending, reduced corruption and more responsiveness of public service delivery systems towards the needs of Ugandan citizens. At the local level, the project is being implemented in Buyende, Kaliro, Bugweri and Bugiri districts of Busoga sub-region in Eastern Uganda. At the regional level, the project is being implemented in the original East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania through the East African Budget Network.
The Consultant should:
- Have experience in conducting similar assignments at the regional level, should be a proven researcher with pieces of evidence of delivering such assignments for CSOs or government, have a thorough knowledge of the planning and budgeting cycle and processes for Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
- Having knowledge and experience in policy analysis and advocacy, especially in the areas of planning and budgeting, as well as being familiar with the NGO context, and the ability to work efficiently and deliver committed outputs under the assignment within agreed timelines and deadlines.
How to apply
To apply, consultants who meet the criteria must send an Expression of Interest (EOI), including technical and financial proposals (stamped copies) and a CV describing their experience and knowledge to: firstname.lastname@example.org and the subject line ‘EOI FOR CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT A DESK REVIEW ANALYSIS OF THE BUDGETS OF UGANDA, KENYA, AND TANZANIA’ by 27th November 2022.