Call for Expression of Interest: Mentors to Georgian NGOs

  • Contests
  • Announcer: East-West Management Institute
  • Date of Announcement: 20.11.2012
  • Deadline: 20.12.2012
  • Link:
The Policy, Advocacy, and Civil Society Development in Georgia (G-PAC) project aims to strengthen civil society's role in advocating for and influencing the development and effective implementation of public policy reforms in Georgia. Through a combination of information sharing, demand-driven capacity building, and grant making, the G-PAC project implements two components: (i) a comprehensive technical assistance and grants program benefiting Georgian think tanks, local and regional NGOs and networks/coalitions engaged in policy analysis and advocacy; and (ii) the establishment of a Master's in Public Policy and Administration (MPP) program.
G-PAC Project is soliciting the expression of interest by Georgian experienced specialists, university lecturers, as well as NGO, media and business leaders and experts that are interested in providing technical assistance and serve as mentors to Georgian advocacy NGOs.
The interested consultants should have:
Overall experience in planning, developing, and implementing advocacy initiatives;
Minimum five years experience in specific areas, including but not limited to:
  • Advocacy needs assessment
  • Techniques for maximizing advocacy initiatives' impact
  • Enhancing constituency support and contribution
  • Sharpening the advocacy message
  • Using IT tools in advocacy efforts
  • Media presentation skills - Preparing press releases
  • Preparing for meetings with decision-makers, as well as
  • Project planning and management - Human resource management
  • Volunteer recruitment and management - Monitoring and evaluation
  • Fundraising, networking - Data management, and
  • Gender mainstreaming
in the context of an advocacy effort;
  • Ability and experience in transferring skills and knowledge to individuals and organizations;
  • Professional integrity and well-respected in their professional community;
  • Availability to get engaged on a part-time basis as a consultant to Georgian advocacy NGOs.
G-PAC invites all interested Georgian experts to submit their CV (up to three pages), a list of their fields of expertise (i.e. types of consulting they could provide), and names and contact addresses of three professional references. The documents should be submitted (in English) as soon as possible, but not later than December 20, 2011, to: [email protected]
For questions, please, write to Tamar Koberidze, G-PAC Program Manager, at: [email protected]
For more information about the G-PAC project, see: