Consultancy For Development of Roadmap for Mainstreaming Human Security and Gender Equality into National Border Security Strategies


STAR- Ghana Foundation, with funding from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana, is implementing the Community cohesion project across six (6) border communities in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The project seeks to enhance communal and social cohesion through the establishment of dialogue platforms as a mechanism for collaborative problem solving around issues of security and socio-economic vulnerabilities in selected border communities. It also seeks to build capacities of members of the community dialogue platforms in relevant areas such as peace, border security, human rights, and gender equality etc, and sensitize the selected border communities on prevailing border security threats.

The project will capture lessons from implementation to contribute to the mainstreaming of relevant themes/approaches such as community engagement, human security, and gender equality into national border security strategies.

STAR Ghana Foundation is seeking a resource person to lead the development of a Roadmap for Mainstreaming Human Security & Gender Equality into National Border Security Strategies/frameworks.

Person Specification

The preferred candidate should meet the following specifications:

• Hold at least a master’s degree in a relevant field with a strong background in research.
• Possess relevant field experience as a practitioner
• Have a good understanding of the subject matter of the assignment
• Demonstrable record of experience in similar assignments
• Strong ability to identify and engage key personalities and/or institutions as may be necessary for the successful execution of the assignment
• Demonstratable experience in facilitation and strategy/frameworks/curriculum development
• Excellent written and communication skills

Timelines/Duration of Engagement

The assignment will be conducted and completed by 20th February 2023. The resource person will be expected to use a total of 15 days within this period to complete the assignment.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a CV and an Expression of Interest (EOI) of not more than two pages to: Ms Eunice Agbenyadzi ([email protected]). The EOI should detail:

• The applicant’s understanding of the assignment
• Proposed approach to the assignment
• Applicant’s technical qualifications
• Proposed workplan and
• Reference to similar works by the applicant

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Closing Date: 18 February, 2023