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Team of Experts/Company on drafting sub legal-act on Child Protection Houses

Team of Experts/Company on drafting sub legal-act on Child Protection Houses

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Publish Date

13.11.2019

End Date

24.11.2019

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Prishtinë

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CALL FOR CONSULTANCY

Team of Experts/Company on drafting sub legal-act on Child Protection Houses

Terre des hommes Foundation Mission in Kosovo, is seeking to contract a Team of Experts/Company on drafting sub legal-act on Child Protection Houses

General conditions: Consultancy Service  

Place of work: Prishtine/Pristina, Kosovo

Duration: November 2019 – March 2020 (20 days)

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON TERRE DES HOMMES MISSION IN KOSOVO:

Terre des hommes in Kosovo has been operating for over 15 years in the field of child rights and child protection, leading the establishment and strengthening of a national child protection system in the country. While working with several partners at the national and local level to ensure qualitative child protective services and promoting social inclusion of the most vulnerable communities. Terre des hommes’ area of expertise ranges from direct psycho-social interventions with vulnerable children and their family and community members, to empowerment of local, regional and national level governmental institutions and key stakeholders through capacity-building and on-the-job training in order to develop and implement proper child-sensitive structures, policies, standards and procedures.

PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION:

Terre des homes in Kosovo is implementing the project Child Protection Safety Net (phase 3) funded by Medicor Foundation during January 2017 – December 2019 (3 years), covering all municipalities of Kosovo.  Terre des hommes will continue its presence in Kosovo and assist local authorities in building an effective child protection system. The main focus of this project is: to help the implementation of the new Law on Child Protection, to develop secondary legislation, to provide the necessary technical expertise, to develop new specialized services and to build the infrastructure for monitoring and accountability mechanisms.

In the framework of the project, under the objective 1 support local actors in implementing the new Law on Child Protection with the output on development of sub-legal acts and based on the experience with the development of the model of specialized services for children living or working on the street, emergency services for children who are found at high risk and need immediate sheltering, specialized services for children victims of sexual abuse. Terre des hommes Tdh in close cooperation with the respective Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare and relevant expert will draft sub-legal act on Child Protection Houses based on the Law on Child Protection under the article 30 paragraph 7.

OBJECTIVE OF THE SERVICE:

Sub-legal act on Child Protection Houses, Law on Child Protection under the article 30, establishes homes for the Protection of Children from the respective Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, under the relevant Law on Local Self-Government, under the Centers for Social Work where relevant basic and prosecution courts operate.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare as per the abovementioned article shall sets standards and approves the establishment of the Child Protection Houses.

The houses shall also serve as centers for conducting the procedures in all cases of violence, with special emphasis on offenses against sexual integrity, when the child is a victim or a witness. Provide counselling services, especially for different therapies, and shall also serve as temporary shelter for children who are unable to return home, children who cannot be accommodated in family shelters or children who are at home but are required to leave from there because their lives or health are highly endangered.

The priority of these centers shall be the implementation of the concept of friendly approach, urgent response, interdisciplinary action and coordination between institutions and stakeholders involved in service delivery and case resolution in the shortest time possible.  The organization and scope of the Child Protection Houses shall be regulated by a sub-legal act proposed by the respective Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and approved by the Government.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties of the Team of Experts/Company will include, but not limited to:

  • Undertake comparative analyses of the international standards, national legislation and best practices applied in the region and wider on related and similar policy solutions, procedures and practices, to inform the draft sub-legal act.
  • Gather information from CSW/Social workers, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Office of Good Governance, local and international practitioners and experts as well as all other stakeholders (International/local NGO’s) Provide on current practices and related processes.
  • Undertake desk legal framework review.
  • The first draft of the sublegal act on Child Protection Houses as per the article 30, para 7 of the Law No. 06/L-84 on Child Protection and in compliance with all existing legislation and related conventions;
  • Submit the draft to the formally established working group to use as bases for discussion during the process of development of the Sub-legal act.
  • Engage fully and proactively in cooperation with the working group established as per the decision issued by respective Ministry;
  • Support the Working Group chair in facilitating two (2) consultation workshops on the above mentioned sublegal act.
  • Reflect the consultation with key stakeholders and the public in the content of the sublegal act.
  • Maintain a neutral and professional approach during the whole process.
  • The team of experts/company will conduct its duties respecting Tdh charter and Tdh Child Protection Policy
  • Submit sublegal act on a timely manner.

 
TIMEFRAME:

The task is foreseen to be completed in up to twenty (20) man/days within the period between November 2019 – March 2020.

Activity

Days

Undertake comparative analyses of the international standards, national legislation and best practices applied in the region and wider on related and similar policy solutions, procedures and practices, to inform the draft sub-legal act.

 3 days

Gather information from CSW/Social workers, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Office of Good Governance, local and international practitioners and experts as well as all other stakeholders (International/local NGO’s) Provide on current practices and related processes.

4 days

Undertake desk legal framework review.

2 days

Draft and deliver the first draft of the sublegal act on “ Child Protection Houses as per the article 30, para 7 of the Law No. 06/L-84 on Child Protection and in compliance with all existing legislation and related conventions;

5 days

Support the Working Group chair in facilitating two (2) consultation workshops on the above mentioned sublegal act.

4

Reflect the consultation with key stakeholders and the public in the content of the sublegal act.

2

Total

20 days

These arrangements of days and dates are a subject to mutual agreement between the representative and/or team of experts’ leader/company and Tdh.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Expertise and experience in Law with legalist human rights, child rights and justice background;
  • Expertise and experience in social services/child protection systems and previous experience drafting sublegal acts and designing new policies.
  • Expertise and experience in researching and track record of similar expertise national and international level
  • Working experience with the government institutions in field of revising existing documents
  • Experienced in inter-sectorial working approach
  • Knowledge related to specifics and nature of child abuse, discrimination, risk & vulnerability, case management
  • Keen attention to details is necessary in order to analyze and revise documents
  • Ability to understand the specifics of the project to make intelligent decisions regarding the production of documents
  • Team-oriented / ability to work and cooperate with actors part of the document.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Relevant Experience - team leader: 40%
  • Proposed methodology: 30 %
  • Proposed experience /skill mix: 20%
  • Financial offer: 10%

How to apply:

All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and to submit the following documents to kos.application@tdh.ch:

For: Non registered teams:

  • Proposedr CVs and team roles,
  • Proposed methodology
  • Financial offer

For Companies:

  • Proposedr CVs and team roles,
  • Proposed methodology
  • Financial offer
  • Registration Certificate
  • Tax verification forms

Application for this service will be open from 13th of November, 2019 until 24th of November, 2019 at 00:00 o’clock. Please include “Sub legal-act on Child Protection Houses” in the subject line.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Child Safeguarding policy:

To commit to respect Tdh Risk Management Policies including: Global Code of Conduct, Commitments towards Child Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy, Security and Safety Policy, and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Due to the high numbers of applications, Tdh is not in a position to respond to everyone individually. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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