Consultant – MS TCDC,

By | October 27, 2018

MS TCDC seeks to strengthen the work of the Communication Unit and the Communication Program, in order to support the organization and its new strategy. In 2018, MS TCDC has embarked on a 5 year (2018 – 2022) Strategic Plan that sees it transitioning into a Pan African social justice organization. As such, there is recognition that there is a need to review the range of services that ‘an evolving TCDC’ will need to provide and well as a new identity and brand to complement the transition.
1. Consultancy Information
Consultancy title: Development of MS TCDC Communication Program & Unit
Department /Unit: Programs Directorate
Supervisor: Programs Director
Duration: 4 weeks
Starting Date: November 1st
Duty Station: MS TCDC
Located at: Usa River
Full/part time: Short-term Contract
2. Purpose of the Assignment
The overall purpose of the assignment is for the consultant to aide MS TCDC
· Inform a new TCDC identity and brand in alignment with the 5 year Strategy
· develop a 4 year Communication Strategy and Plans in alignment with the 5 year Strategy
· develop a communication unit staff structure and a profile of Head of Communication Unit to support the MS TCDC Communication Program
· develop a short-term teaching course on communication for TCDC to continue being a living lab on practicing and teaching communication for development
3. Scope of work
In order to achieve the objectives, the tasks of the consultant will include but will not be necessarily limited to the following:
Review MS TCDC Strategy and Organogram
Review relevant documents in relations to TCDC identity, branding and communication and undertake a gap analysis of our communication program
Define area/scope of work for TCDC Communication Unit
Define priority areas for focus and appropriate communication methodology
Define MS TCDC identity and brand in line with MS TCDC Strategy for Partnership Board approval
Undertake necessary interviews with key staff members and TCDC stakeholders
Define/List MS TCDC Stakeholders and/or Partners and relevant communication channels
Develop a Communication Strategy in alignment with MS TCDC 5 year Strategy
Define resources needed for Communication Strategy (human, financial etc)
Develop a communication unit staff structure and Head of Communication Unit profile for eventual recruitment
Develop a short Course on Communication in line with MS TCDC Strategy to be taught by TCDC
4. Deliverables
The consultant will deliver:
A costed TCDC 4 year Communication Strategy and 4 Annual Plans Documents
A costed TCDC Identity and Brand Plan and Guide
A communication unit staff structure
Head of Communication Profile for recruitment
A TCDC Communication Course Plan (Curriculum and Syllabus) and TOT (*To co-create/work with MS TCDC Trainer)
5. Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor
Qualifications & Competencies:
Relevant background education in communication
With Communication for Development Work in multi-national settings Communication Curriculum development
Communication Strategy development Organizational brand and identity development
Communication in a development, pan African and/or international context
Strategy development
Stakeholder Engagement and Analysis
6. Institutional arrangements
· MS TCDC will cover transport to and from Kilimanjaro Airport to MS TCDC
· MS TCDC will host – accommodation and meals – consultant while at MS TCDC
· MS TCDC will issue a 30 day contract for the said work
· MS TCDC Programs Director will be contact person for consultant
7. How to apply
Please submit the following documents:
1. Technical Proposal with timeline
2. Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability
3. Personal CV / Company Profile
4. Capability Statement / Portfolio
5. Financial Proposal: that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs
8. Apply via
Friday, 2nd November 2018