International consultants and suppliers

We're regularly looking for consultancies roles in our regional offices.

Lead Consultancy for Research into the Extra Cost of Disability in Education - South Sudan

Overview

We are commissioning an exciting piece of research that would investigate the extra cost of disability and the impact of cash transfers on the attendance of children with disabilities compared to non-disabled children in South Sudan, under the GESS 2 programme.

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide operational and logistical support in collection of data in all 10 states and 3 administrative areas in South Sudan on extra cost of disability faced by children with disabilities who are in school and out of school. The learnings and recommendations from this research will support LC develop, test, validate a Pilot Cash Transfer Scheme for children with disabilities considering the additional cost of disability. 

Key objectives

  • Assist in the planning, development and operationalisation of the research (data collection and analysis) on the extra cost of disability in education.
  • Providing technical/operational support to the LC Research Team to ensure that the research plan on extra cost of disability is planned and implemented as per the agreed timelines.  Ensuring that the in-country team for implementing research is in place. 
  • Ensure that all sections of disability population are represented in the research as per the sample size identified in the research plan.
  • Along with LC research team, the consultant is also expected to lead on the development and drafting of a paper (based on an agreed template that will be shared in due course).

Application process

Phase One (Deadline 3 November 2020)

If you are interested in taking up this innovative project, please send an email to Amyn Lalji, Research Operations Manager (amyn.lalji@leonardcheshire.org) with your interest in the project, including track-record, a brief narrative on recent projects undertaken (submit samples of report samples/policy/research briefs), and experience of delivering work similar to this project in scope or focus. 

Phase Two (Deadline 10 November 2020)

Based on the previous experience in the area (including working in South Sudan, inclusive education, field-based research), we will send you the research plan and would request an Expression of Interest stating a timeline for delivering this work, showing the start date, various stages of consultation & drafting, budget for the project (please clarify whether VAT will be additional) finalisation and delivery.  
 
If you have any queries, please contact Amyn Lalji using the address above.

Procurement of Tablets to be supplied in our Kisumu office in Kenya

Overview

We are inviting suppliers to send in their most competitive bids for the procurement of Tablets to be supplied in our Kisumu office in Kenya

We are implementing a new system to support our programmes and we require 25 Android Tablets for our field data collection activities. We will also need external rugged cover for these tablets.

Application process

These supplies will go a long way to ensuring we achieve this vision. If you feel to have the capacity to supply these items, we request you fill in the prices for the following items and share with us at infokenya@leonardcheshire.org on or before 2 November 2020

Tablets tender

Download Tablet tender (Word - docx format - 23KB)

Procurement of PPE tender at our Kisumu office in Kenya

Overview

Leonard Cheshire is inviting suppliers to send in their most competitive bids for the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) at learning centres to be supplied in our Kisumu office in Kenya.

Under the GECT project our vision is to further and deepen the educational and vocational opportunities of girls with disabilities in five counties in the Lake Region in Kenya to improve their quality of life, skills and livelihoods opportunities.

Our goal is to provide different pathways for progression in education for girls with disabilities to choose from and to support them in their journey.

Application process

These supplies will go along way to ensuring we achieve this vision. If you feel to have the capacity to supply these items, we request you fill in the prices for the following items and share with us at infokenya@leonardcheshire.org on or before 29 October 2020.

Please provide the following information together with your price quotes.

  • Copy of registration certificate
  • Copy of tax compliance certificate
  • Copies of three recent contracts or orders of over KES 600,000.00 for similar items supplied not more than one and half years ago. 
  • Recent bank statement for last three months that demonstrates financial capacity to supply. 
  • Delivery period in Kisumu after LPO has been issued.
  • Samples may be required before delivery once awarding has been done.

PPE tender

Download PPE tender (Word - docx format - 21KB)

Procurement of Solar Radio to be supplied in our Kisumu office in Kenya

Overview

Under the GECT project our vision is to further and deepen the educational and vocational opportunities of girls with disabilities in five counties in the Lake Region in Kenya to improve their quality of life, skills and livelihoods opportunities.

Our goal is to provide different pathways for progression in education for girls with disabilities to choose from and to support them in their journey.

Application process

These supplies will go along way to ensuring we achieve this vision. If you feel to have the capacity to supply these items, we request you fill in the prices for the following items and share with us at infokenya@leonardcheshire.org on or before 27 October 2020.

Solar radio tender

Download Solar radio tender (Word - docx format - 19KB)

Procurement of dignity kits to be supplied in our Kisumu office in Kenya

Overview

Under the GECT project our vision is to further and deepen the educational and vocational opportunities of girls with disabilities in five counties in the Lake Region in Kenya to improve their quality of life, skills and livelihoods opportunities.

Our goal is to provide different pathways for progression in education for girls with disabilities to choose from and to support them in their journey.

Application process

These supplies will go along way to ensuring we achieve this vision. If you feel to have the capacity to supply these items, we request you fill in the prices for the items and share with us at infokenya@leonardcheshire.org on or before 26 October 2020.

Open call

Our international department are always looking for experienced consultants to join our roster to add extra capacity to our staff.

We're looking for consultants with any of the following skills:

  • inclusive education
  • economic inclusion
  • assistive technology
  • innovation and technology
  • inclusive policies and advocacy
  • MEL
  • safeguarding
  • finance
  • proposal writing
  • project management and grant management

If you are interested to join our consultants’ roster for short/medium term assignments please submit your CV to international@leonardcheshire.org.