CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is the foremost independent civil society election observation organization in Nigeria. Established in 1998 as a non-profit organization, the TMG now has over 400 member organizations committed to the entrenchment of democracy in Nigeria after more than 30 years of repressive military rule. The coalition seeks to secure the highest standards in the administration of elections in Nigeria by ensuring that the election management body and the electorates carry out their responsibilities during elections in accordance with the Laws and internationally recognized standards for free and fair elections. It also seeks to ensure that good governance is entrenched in Nigeria through responsible leadership. To do these, it conducts civic/political and voter education to enlighten Nigerians about their civic/voting rights and responsibilities and implements a well coordinated election monitoring programme to ensure that elections are conducted under a free and fair atmosphere.
In recognition of our organization’s need for a strategic planning to redefine its purpose, goals, and competitive position, TMG seeks to identify a consultant to enable it identify where and how it can best and most effectively contribute to the development of democracy in Nigeria. This should be a strong model reflecting the organization’s defining elements, responsibility, and aspiration. It should provide tools that will help to determine the direction of the organization, define its strategy and aid in making decisions on allocating resources. It should also provide opportunities for a more profitable platform for solid expression and growth of the organization.
The ideal candidate should demonstrate extensive experience with CSO’s and have a sound knowledge of international best practices. S/he should have a solid portfolio of previous work done on strategic planning for reputable organizations.
Interested consultants should submit a detailed cover-letter and resume, and summary of similar relevant projects implemented in English not later than Saturday, August 4th, 2012.
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Apply by email only to:
Transition Monitoring Group (TMG)
NOTE: Members of the National Coordinating Committee (CC) with requisite qualification are eligible to apply. However, members of the Executive Committee (EXCO) and their family members are exempted from this call. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.