Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Purpose / Project Description:
Mercy Corps seeks a consultant with experience compiling and analyzing humanitarian needs and program approaches through field assessments and focus group discussions to inform Mercy Corps strategy of humanitarian programming in Venezuela. Field assessments should have a major focus on food security, health, nutrition, WASH, and protection/GBV sectors with resilience, climate change and localization as transversal themes across the above mentioned sectors. The assessments should be conducted in existing and potentially new geographic areas of intervention in the country.
The consultancy serves 4 purposes:
The consultant will:
The Consultant will:
Timeframe / Schedule:
August 10, 2022 - October 7, 2022 (35 business days within that time frame). The preliminary schedule for the consultancy is as follows:
The Consultant will report to: Venezuela Country Leader
The Consultant will work closely with:
Required Experience & Skills:
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