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The Youth Agenda (YAA)

Kirichwa Lane Court, Kirichwa Lane, Off Ngong Road

PO Box 10174-00100, Nairobi

Tel 254-20-2022026, Fax 254-20-3559212

Call for expression of interest in consultancy for YAA'S learning and Development of impact and change strategy


1.0 BACKGROUND

Youth Agenda is a non profit, national youth Non-Governmental Organisation (N.G.O) founded in 1996 and with corporate membership drawn from fourteen youth organisations in select counties; Taita Taveta, Kisumu, Nakuru, Nairobi, Nyeri, Kericho, Isiolo, Machakos, Kakamega, Kwale and Mombasa. 
The work of YAA has been motivated by the need to promote good governance, democracy and human rights where young people can enjoy human dignity like other members of the society. It has remained focused on its mandate of championing youth issues in Kenya through capacity building, research/audit, public education, strategic linkages, advocacy and institutional strengthening of its four operational strategic areas: Leadership and Governance, Social and Economic Rights, Knowledge Generation and Management and Institutional Development and Governance .
Youth Agenda is inviting proposals from reputable organisations and individuals to enhance its capacity in development of an Impact and Change Strategy using the Theory of Change Approach.

2.0 OBJECTIVES

The Objectives of the Organisation Learning and Development of Impact and Change Strategy  are to:
1.    To deepen YAA competencies in theory of change approach to planning, reporting and monitoring project
2.    To facilitate the  process of developing YAA Theory of Change as an input to Impact and 2017 -2022 Change Strategy 

3.0 SCOPE OF WORK

The assignment will cover the following
1.    Facilitating Youth Agenda and its member organisations  strategy sessions on the Theory of Change approach to youth development   ;
2.    Reviewing  2011-2016 Strategy and its impact including but not  limited to literature reviews, data collection as appropriate using different methods to gather knowledge to inform learning;
3.    Conducting a Situational Analysis to;
3.1    Ascertain Gap Analysis,
3.2     Value Chain Analysis of YAA work,
          3.3Strategic Analysis to identify YAA strategic imperative ( competitive advantage)
    3.4 Situate emerging youth trends, initiatives and players in Kenya and globally

    3.5 Undertake a mapping of the donor eco-system around youth programming aimed at generating knowledge on opportunities for consideration
4.    Realigning Youth Agenda’s Vision, Mission, Value System and Interventions  in order to serve the youth better through the  2017-2022  Change Strategy;
5.    Facilitate the compilation of YAA Impact Report and  Change Strategy through participatory approaches;

4.0 EXPECTED OUTPUTS

The following are the expected outputs from the assignment:
1.    Advanced knowledge on the  Theory of Change approach as a framework for planning, implementing, monitoring and communicating the impact of youth interventions
2.    Existence of Youth Agenda and its membership Theory of Change Framework
3.    A comprehensive youth situational analysis,  Youth Agenda Impact Assessment Report  and Change Strategy
4.    Documented and Published YAA 2017-2022  Change Strategy

5.0 QUALIFICATIONS

The consultant(s) should have a demonstrated evidence of leading and conducting strategic planning and evaluations with competencies in theory of change approach to planning, reporting and monitoring project

6.0 APPLICATION REQUIREMENT AND TIMELINES 

Qualified companies/ individuals should provide a detailed proposal highlighting the approach, duration of the work and billing terms.
In addition to the proposal the following documentations should be attached:
x    Copies of certificate of registration/incorporation( for firms)
x    Copies of Pin Certificate
x    Name and Curriculum Vitae of the Personnel that will be involved in this assignment
x    Profile of current and  past  assignment related to this call for proposal
x    Three references

Applications should be sent in electronic copy via email on to Office Administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or prior to 9th December 2016


 The Youth Agenda (YAA)

Kirichwa Lane Court, Kirichwa Lane, Off Ngong Road

PO Box 10174-00100, Nairobi

Tel 254-20-2022026, Fax 254-20-3559212

www.youthagenda.org

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT YOUTH AGENDA (CLOSED)

The Youth Agenda, Kenya’s premier governance and development youth organisation is seeking and offering internship opportunities to five (5) graduates who are under 30 years, ambitious, creative, and dynamic.  More specifically we are looking for individuals who wish to be engaged for a period of not less than six (6) months in the following positions;

1.      Finance and Administration Assistant – 1 position

2.      Communication Assistant- 2  positions

3.      Policy and Advocacy Assistant- 1 position

4.      Business Development/ Social Entrepreneur Assistant – 1  position

 

Applications

Applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest; highlight the position of interest, curriculum vitae with contact details of three professional referees by 18th September 2016 to:

The Recruitment Committee

The Youth Agenda

PO Box 10174-00100

Nairobi, KENYA

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.