Short-Term Part-Time End of Project Reporting Consultancy: Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals Through Art Project

Position

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is seeking a short-term consultant to support the collection, review, and writing of end-of-project reporting. ‘Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals’ is a 1-year project funded by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) that is designed to develop digital toolkits and educational videos to support educators in teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through museum art and artefacts.

The consultant will support the project team remotely on a part-time basis, between June 27th 2022, and July 15th, 2022.

Background

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a group of private, international, non-denominational agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in the developing world.  The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, livelihood development and the promotion of private enterprise.  Together, they collaborate in working towards a common goal – to build institutions and projects that can respond to the challenges of social, economic, and cultural change on an ongoing basis.

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is an international development organization and registered charity. AKFC partners with communities, businesses, and governments to find innovative, lasting solutions to promote inclusive development. Working in Africa and Asia, the Foundation invests in local institutions and systems that anchor progress over the long term. In Canada, AKFC mobilizes funding and expertise and promotes awareness of global issues. AKFC is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, one of the world’s most comprehensive development organizations. Since 1980, AKFC has helped millions of women and men to unlock their own potential to build a better life.

‘Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals through Art’ is a 1-year, CAD $100,000 ESDC-funded project. The project has produced a set of four classroom toolkits (Available in English and French), each of which examines a specific UN Sustainable Development Goal through the lens of art and artefacts from the Aga Khan Museum.

The following SDGs were selected to help guide the content of each toolkit:

  • SDG #3: Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG #5: Gender Equality
  • SDG #6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG #15: Life on Land

The project has also produced artefact videos and a how-to video to supplement the toolkit content and delivered virtual professional development workshops for educators to help build their capacity for using the toolkits in their classrooms.

Purpose

AKFC seeks a qualified professional with strong English writing, data analysis, and communication skills, with demonstrated skills in report writing to support the end-of-project reporting to ESDC for the ‘Teaching the SDGs through Art’ project. The consultant will work with AKFC staff, drawing on AKFC’s brand guidelines and editorial policy, to deliver a high-quality final report.

Specific objectives and deliverables

The selected individual will work in collaboration with AKFC’s Education and Youth Engagement Officer to support with the following deliverables:

Activity/DeliverableTime requirement (max # of days)
Stakeholder meetings, consultations0.5
Data review, analysis2
Reporting writing3.5
Report revisions based on AKFC feedback (2 rounds)1.5
Total7.5

The assignment will require the analysis of data related to reach and use of educational materials, educator workshop attendance, educator feedback, and collection and analysis of additional data as needed.

Remuneration and payment modalities

Payment is linked to receipt and satisfactory completion of the assignment.

Qualifications and competencies

The consultant must be willing to work remotely in addition to having:

  1. Outstanding written communication skills in English;
  2. Demonstrated experience in report writing for institutional donors (preferably Government of Canada) and other audiences;
  3. Ability to work collaboratively and demonstrate strong initiative;
  4. Knowledge and experience in basic quantitative data analysis.

Duration of the consultancy

The assignment is expected to begin on June 27th, 2022, and to be finalized by July 15th, 2022, on a part-time basis totalling 7.5 days (tentatively averaging two days/week). Deadlines for all deliverables will be confirmed as part of the consultant’s work plan, developed at the outset of the assignment.



How to Apply:

Applicants are requested to submit their updated CV or organizational profile, Statement of Interest outlining their relevant experience and their proposed approach to the assignment, accompanied with a proposed budget and daily rate to Sophia Mirzayee ([email protected]) with a copy to Paul Galipeau ([email protected]). Please title your email header as Application: End of Project Reporting Consultancy_FirstName_LastName.

Published:

juin 15, 2022


Date d’échéance:

juin 20, 2022


Catégories:

Postes à temps partiel, Service de conseil

Endroit:

Canada


Organisation:

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC)


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