Paralegal model Toolkit and Training Manual Development Consultant in Kampala, Uganda

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Scope of Work:

The Consultant will develop a suite of tools to support the design, implementation and evaluation of paralegal programs in crisis and post crisis times.


The consultant will develop a suite of tools for a paralegal model and training toolkit as per the attached annex, that will support:

 Defining which paralegal models and modalities to adopt.
 Capacity and skills training for paralegals.
 Implementation of paralegal programs.
 Sustainability of paralegal programs.
 Monitoring, evaluation and supervision of paralegal programs.
The suite of tools shall include guidelines on engaging with and service provision to women and girls, children, persons with disabilities and minority groups.



Consultant qualifications and experience

 Advanced degree in humanitarian law, international law or related field.
 At least five years of experience implementing and managing protection, rule of law and access to justice programming in humanitarian contexts;
 Demonstrated experience developing paralegal program tools and training manuals in crisis and post-crisis contexts. 
 Strong technical and previous experience in developing protection guidance, operational protection tools and training curriculum
 Demonstrated experience with humanitarian emergency contexts (MENA; West Africa; East Africa preferable)
 Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing access to Justice strategies desirable.
 Experience delivering similar consultancies for rights focused international NGOs or development organizations, preferably in similar contexts.
 Experience working online and coordinating with multiple technical actors and countries.
 Good communicator with strong organizational, time management and analytical skills
 Excellent inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills
 Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.
 Fluency in French and English, with strong working knowledge in both

Expression of Interest

Qualified consultants are encouraged to submit financial and technical proposals to Tito Byenkya ( ) by January 8, 2024, specifying:

 Methodology for implementing the assignment, including estimated number of days to deliver the assignment.
 Workplan for implementing the assignment.
 Budget, including daily consultant rate.
Annex of sample tools to be developed for the paralegal model toolkit

Tools to be developed could include, but are not limited to: 1. Defining paralegal approach and modality support tools

i. Mapping template between paralegal toolkit and Legal Analysis Report.

2. Content and format support tools

ii. Template on linking paralegal toolkit with legal analysis to create training content.

iii. Guidance on competencies and skills for community paralegals in formal and informal justice settings.

iv. Easy to read factsheet format for paralegals / Powerpoint training template.

3. Implementation support tools

v. Checklist paralegal assessment tool.

vi. Roadmap template (including emergency phases)

vii. Budget and logistics guidance template

viii. Coaching and supervision tools

ix. Paralegal program monitoring and evaluation toolkit

x. Justice systems engagement template (formal and informal justice systems)

4. Follow up and sustainability support tools

xi. Paralegal program sustainability toolkit

xii. Project closure and exit checklist.

5. Monitoring, evaluation and supervision support tools.

xiii. M&E database and dashboard (PowerBI)

xiv. Client satisfaction survey template

xv. Template on establishment of client feedback and community engagement frameworks

xvi. Community and Customary and informal justice (CIJ) system and impact valuation template and assessment tools.


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