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SAVE THE CHILDREN – ECHO DRR Proposal Development Consultant – Italia

Save the Children Italia Onlus sta selezionando un/a ECHO DRR Proposal Development Consultant da inserire nella sua operatività in Italia . Durata mesi. Scadenza candidature 21/10/2022


The purpose of the estimated 3 months consultancy assignment is to lead the proposal writing of a regional DRR ECHO HIP application covering (tentatively) four southern Africa countries namely Zimbabwe; Malawi; Mozambique and Madagascar. Save the Children has been prepositioning for the HIP 2023 expected to be issued in late October 2022. The countries’ composition; the design and budget allocation will only be confirmed once the HIP is released, hence these ToR may require some changes at this time. 


  • Detailed review of the HIP 2023, with recommendations on how the regional DRR proposal will need to meet HIP requirements.
  • Support with facilitation, and active participation and contribution to the regional design workshop (including the development and finalisation of the log frame); providing technical inputs and documenting various inputs (to be reflected in the proposal).
  • In collaboration with regional Programme development Manager, contribute to Proposal Development Plan to ensure efficient process.
  • Lead DRR ECHO proposal writing as per the final log frame; consolidating inputs from the four COs as well as from member and Regional Office Technical team.
  • Consolidate the four COs workplans into one cohesive regional workplan aligned to the narrative, and the log frame.
  • Review the consolidated budget to ensure it is aligned to the log frame, the narrative, the log frame and the workplan.
  • Submit two drafts for review from all stakeholders COs; member and regional technical team and lead the revisions, ensuring that all comments have been addressed, while the design remains coherent in line with the result framework and budget.
  • Finalize the package in close collaboration with regional Programme Development Manager and the member.


  • A comprehensive log frame building in consultation with all key stakeholders including all four COs focal points; regional office technical team; and member.
  • ECHO narrative, workplan and log frame fully aligned to each other’s and the budget (two rounds of reviews with all stakeholders).
  • Full application is in full compliance with ECHO.
  • Proposal revision due to possible comments received by the donor during the negotiation phase


  • MSc/MA or equivalent qualification in development practice, international relations, health, natural resource management, engineering, or other relevant social science or comparable field experience.
  • Experience leading ECHO HIP proposal writing
  • Experience in child-centred approaches to DRR/Conflict Analysis would be a significant asset.
  • Experience in DRR/Conflict Analysis assessments and designing of programme interventions would be a significant asset.
  • Involvement in SC resilience and DRR/Conflict Analysis thematic work globally or regionally would be a significant asset.
  • Experience in Southern Africa preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, and budget development skills, with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, presentation and communication skills to work effectively with other team members/departments, as well as influence, inform and negotiate.
  • Sound personal organisational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritization of tasks, and working under pressure.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, have confidence, take the initiative and be a self-motivated, enthusiastic team player as well as individual contributor.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, is
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values, and principles.
  • Highly competent in use of Information Communication Technology.



  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance, and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated thinks strategically


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with the team, colleagues, members, external partners, and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


Honest, encourages openness and transparency


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