Legal and Human Rights Centre: Call for Consultancy on Development of Advocacy Strategy

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Feb 10, 2014
LHRC is a non-governmental human rights advocacy organisation established in 1995. Its operations are mainly focused in Tanzania mainland with specific interventions in Zanzibar. It was established based on the experience and lessons generated from ‘Tanzania Legal Education Trust (TANLET)’ and the ‘Faculty of Law of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

LHRC is envisioning a just and equitable society. It has a mission of empowering the people of Tanzania, so as to promote, reinforce and safeguard human rights and good governance in the country. The broad objective is to create
legal and human rights awareness among the public and in particular the underprivileged section of society through legal and civic education, advocacy linked with legal aid provision, research and human rights monitoring.

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In 2019 the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) has begun the implementation of its six years Strategic Plan (2019- 2024) as well as its three years Operational Plan (2019-2021). As the leading human rights advocacy organisation in Tanzania, LHRC is looking for a consultant from local or regional level who will lead development of its Advocacy Strategy to enhance its advocacy work and performance in attaining its vision of a Just and Equitable Society.

LHRC is looking for an expert to undertake the following;
  • To conduct assessment of the current LHRC advocacy strategies and tools in comparison to the changing operational environment in Tanzania in alignment with the organisation Strategic Plan 2019 – 2024 and Operational Plan 2019-2021;
  • Upon review, to develop a comprehensive Advocacy Strategy that will reflect the changing socio-economic, political and operational environment;
  • Review and develop advocacy tools in line with the new Advocacy Strategy, SP and OP;
  • Train LHRC staff on the adopted advocacy strategy and practical advocacy skills for best implementation of th eorganisation mandate as provided in the Strategic Plan and Operational Plan for excellent performance.

Consultant’s Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of eight years of professional advocacy work experience in human rights, social justice, accountability and legal reforms;
  • Experience working with regional and international platforms in promotion of human rights and social justice;
  • Excellent research, analytical skills and presentation skills.
  • Conversant with the civil society organisations work and the Dynamic working environments;
  • Excellent in English and Swahili languages both written and spoken;
  • Previous experience of similar assignments will be an added advantage.

Applications should be sent in a sealed envelop to the following address:
Executive Director
Legal and Human Rights Centre
P.O BOX 75254
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania



Deadline for applications will be on February 28, 2019 at 16.00 hrs

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