Term of Reference (TOR) for Do No Harm Conflict Analysis Consultancy CARE Galdogob Stabilization and Economic Development Project.

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Employer: CARE
Job Title: Term of Reference (TOR) for Do No Harm Conflict Analysis Consultancy CARE Galdogob Stabilization and Economic Development Project.
Job Type: Contractor/Consultant
Location: Somalia
Category: Other

Term of Reference (TOR) for Do No Harm Conflict Analysis Consultancy

CARE Galdogob Stabilization and Economic Development Project.

CARE seeks a short-term conflict analysis consultant to undertake conflict triggers, Do No Harm Analysis for its Galdogob Stabilization and Economic Development Project, under the Somalia Stability Fund.

Background and rationale of the project-

The overarching objective of the CARE Galdogob Stabilization and Economic Development Project is to contribute towards increased stability and economic development by enhancing citizen engagement, government visibility, address drivers of inequality to equitable local development and conflict management and by providing viable livelihood opportunities for women and marginalized groups in Galdogob and Bursalah. The main results areas of the project are as follows:

Result 1: Enhanced community and government trust and collaboration in equitable local development and conflict management

Result 2: Improved access to financial services (savings, loans and insurances) and diversified livelihood opportunities for vulnerable households by the end of the project.


Galdogob is a district in Mudug region of Puntland state of Somalia and located in the western part of Mudug region, about 75km from Galkacyo. The district has an estimated population of about 79,595 (UNFPA, 2014). Several years of droughts have contributed to a rapid deterioration of the humanitarian context in district, with a predicted high risk of famine in 2017 (OCHA, 2017). CARE is aware the existence of one dominant community in Galdogob and the presence of other clans in the district.

Objectives of Consultancy

CARE Somalia is a firm advocate of the Do No Harm approach and this is mainstreamed in all its programing. The overarching objective of this consultancy is to conduct a stakeholder mapping and Do No Harm analysis to better understand the conflict dynamics affecting the communities in Galdogob and Bursalah and potential areas of harm or tension in the context of this project. This will help the project identify the possible drivers of conflicts and exclusion and put in place measures to ensure effective, inclusive delivery of the planned programme interventions.

Specific objectives of the assignment

· To identify the main stakeholders and interest groups in Galdogob and Bursalah

· To map existing conflict dynamics, tensions, drivers of social exclusion and peacebuilding capacities of communities and stakeholders through a detailed analysis of the current context, the drivers and the available aid programs, building on the existing GDCA

· To determine effect of conflict on women, men and male and female youth separately in terms of equitable participation in governance, power and resource sharing processes.

Scope of Work

The assignment will be conducted Galdogob, Bursalah and will target other neighbouring communities and clans in the district.

· The consultant shall work with CARE staff and SSF to develop appropriate methodologies and data collection tools

· The consultant shall map the main stakeholders and interest groups that are engaged in stabilization and economic development project in Galdogob and Bursalah

· The consultant shall map all existing conflict dynamics, tensions, drivers of social exclusion as well as capacities of communities in peacebuilding through a thorough analysis of the current context

· The consultant shall document effect of conflict on women, men and male and female youth separately in terms of risks and impact, participation in peacebuilding processes, negotiations and decision-making processes.

Key Deliverables

The main deliverable of this assignment upon which payment shall be based are as follows;

· Inception report comprising detailed work plan, training manual and data collection tools

· Do No Harm conflict sensitivity training for the stakeholders from Galdogob and Bursalah

· Do No Harm and conflict sensitivity analysis report covering:

o Conflict trends

o Drivers of social exclusion

o Potential tensions or areas of harm that could be exacerbated by the project

o Recommendations for project implementation

· The report should clearly link gender and social inclusion factors into its understanding of Do No Harm and conflict sensitivity, noting that inadequate attention to gender and social inclusion entrenches negative power dynamics and widens the equality gap, effectively excluding women and female youth.

Technical and Methodological Approach

The Consultant will be hired as a consultant of CARE Somalia. She/he will first conduct a Do No Harm Training for stakeholders in the target areas and later conduct Conflict sensitivity/Do No Harm analysis. The proposed methodology will be largely qualitative in nature allowing for use of data collection methods such as desk/literature reviews, focus group discussion and key informants interviews. The consultant will have meetings with community members, government officials, religious leaders, clan elders and relevant stakeholders during the assignment. The consultant will ensure the data collection processes are participatory and encourages equality and inclusivity.


CARE will provide an appropriate level of duty of care during the consultancy within the confines of the security operating procedures and guidelines to the consultant. The consultant is expected to liaise closely with our security advisor and security manager based in the field for the management of all safety and security related matters.

Assignment duration

The consultant will be hired for 30 working days with a tentative starting date of 15th March 2019.


· Master’s degree or equivalent in international affairs, conflict analysis and management, political science, sociology, peace building or a field related to international/human development, with a strong emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research

· Experience in development programs, particularly those focusing on youth, women and excluded groups

· Previous experience conducting similar assignment (stakeholder analysis, Do No Harm and Conflict analysis) in the Somalia is preferred

· Articulate, professional, and able to communicate clearly with clients and staff; strong writing skills required

· Highly developed interpersonal communication skills and an ability to work well with others

· Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

· Fluent English and Somali


Interested candidates should send in a detailed Technical and Financial Proposal to the email address somconsultant@care.org; and mohamed.ahmed.care.org on or before 25 February 2019 indicating the subject line “Term of Reference (TOR) for Do No Harm Conflict Analysis Consultancy”.

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