ISSUE DATE: September 1, 2022
SUBMISSION DATE: October 3, 2022

 

Summary

Women’s World Banking is seeking a consultant on coalition building with multi-stakeholder engagement which includes government, private sector, civil society organizations, and international development organizations under the Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion coalition hub in Indonesia. This coalition aim to strengthen women’s digital financial inclusion in Indonesia. The coalition is part of the Women’s World Banking global advocacy hub initiative. Initially, Women’s World Banking has engaged multiple stakeholders to collaborate under the umbrella of a coalition hub and received high interest from stakeholders to collaborate toward creating a sustainable coalition mechanism.

The role of Coalition Building Consultant is to identify and form a suitable governance mechanism of the coalition to ensure its sustainability. Qualified consultant will be placed on retainer for a one-year period with the option to renew for another one year at a Women’s World Banking discretion. During the contract period, the consultant is expected to work 5-7 days/month to continuously support the coalition member to achieve their milestones.

 

About the Project

The Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion (WDFI) Advocacy Hub is a network led by Women’s World Banking and the United Nations Capital Development Fund in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to promote WDFI policy and practices change at the local and global level while supporting country stakeholders to build gender-inclusive economic and financial ecosystems for women across Indonesia.

There are two interconnected components to the Advocacy Hub: Local Coalitions in Indonesia and Ethiopia made up of civil society, and public and private sector organizations and the Global Advocacy Hub. The Coalitions serve as platforms for local stakeholders to come together to discuss, strategize and align efforts for greater impact. The Global Advocacy Hub is the engine that creates unified messages on priority issues at coordinated times in partnership with organizations from around the globe. At coordinated times, the Coalition will elevate shared, unified messages on priority issues at global, regional, and local levels, without duplicating the existing mandates of the international financial institutions and the international development partners in global forums.

The local coalitions in Indonesia is co-lead by Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection. Turning the tide of gender inequalities requires a joint effort and continuous milestones to achieve to ensure the sustainability. The coalition is expected to be used as a tool to push for evidence base policy making to advance women’s financial inclusion strategy in Indonesia.

 

Objectives & Responsibilities

The objective of WDFI coalition is to become a platform for stakeholder to share their experience and gain perspective from national government and global institution. For WDFI coalition in Indonesia, the coalition has its own goals that are aligned with the goals of Indonesia’s government. WDFI Coalition in Indonesia supports initiatives and roles of local civil society organizations (CSOs) who become member of the coalition through collaborative process. Women’s World Banking will become a facilitator in conducting capacity building activities and grant disbursement towards selected CSOs.

The specific responsibilities of this consultancy are as follows:

  • Design and implement a suitable governance mechanism for the coalition hub.
  • Design capacity building and dissemination workshop with the coalition members.
  • Monitor the implementation of coalition members’ milestone.
  • Support the monitoring of CSOs grant implementation.
  • Produce quarterly report on the progress of the coalition hub.

The consultant will be reporting to Deputy Director of Policy for Southeast Asia.

 

Duration of Consultancy

It is estimated that the consultancy work will take place around 12 months with possibility of extension.

 

Location of Work

Jakarta, Indonesia (remote working)

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of coalition building across multiple stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of financial regulators, policy making institutions and/or financial service providers would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge on promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general.
  • Experience working directly with ministries, regulatory bodies, financial service providers, and civil society organizations.
  • Familiarity with forming an alliance/coalition with targeted milestone and measurement.
  • Experience designing and implementing project to advance women’s economic empowerment.
  • 5+ years professional experience in the fields of gender and development, strategic organizational change and/or strategic human resource development and performance management.

 

To Apply

Applications must be received no later than October 3, 2022 at midnight ET.

Please include the below in your application:

  • Cover letter, including the below elements:
    • A brief statement of your capacity to complete this work, listing similar projects and completed/relevant organizational experience;
    • Expected monthly remuneration;
    • Availability; and
    • References (at least two).
  • Resume / CV

*** Applications should be submitted in English ***

DO NOT EMAIL YOUR APPLICATIONS TO THIS LINK. Applications will only be accepted through the below link.

Apply Now!

Applicants may submit their question(s) in writing until September 26th to va@womensworldbanking.org.  Please include in the e-mail subject line “Questions: RFQ: Coalition Building Consultant”.

This RFQ does not guarantee or commit Women’s World Banking to proceeding with the above described work. Due to the overwhelming responses not all candidates will be contacted.

Women’s World Banking will be unable to contract with any individual who is US citizen or resident without an LLC or LP or similar structure.