ChildFund is hiring a
1. Organisational Context
ChildFund’s Sport for Development programs provide children with opportunities to play, learn and grow. Using integrated sport and life skills learning, young people from vulnerable communities are equipped to overcome challenges, inspire positive social change and take active leadership roles within their communities.
Under ChildFund Australia’s guidance, all Sport for Development programs contribute to achieving gender equality, reducing inequality, and ending violence against children, reflecting targets within the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Participants also develop critical social and emotional skills which help them to achieve personal goals, build empathy, manage emotions, develop positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
ChildFund Australia implements programs with a range of partners in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, and other Pacific nations, and manages projects delivered by partner organisations throughout Asia, Africa and the Americas. ChildFund’s work is funded through child and community sponsorship, government grants as well as donations from individuals, trusts and foundations, and corporates.
ChildFund Australia is a member of the ChildFund Alliance – a global network of 12 child-focused development organisations that supports nearly 23 million children and their families in 70 countries. ChildFund Australia is a registered charity, a member of the Australian Council for International Development, and fully accredited by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which manages the Australian Government’s overseas aid program.
Under the ChildFund Sport for Development umbrella, ChildFund Rugby delivers a range of rugby-based social and emotional learning products and has recently been appointed as the Principal Charity for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022, in New Zealand. This consultancy relates specifically to ChildFund Rugby business needs.
ChildFund has a number of rights and benefits outlined in an agreement with World Rugby as the Principal Charity for Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022. This Consultancy will provide support to the ChildFund Sport for Development Team to maximise the opportunities these rights and benefits provide to raise profile, generate revenue and ultimately to create social impact through rugby-based partnerships. In addition, the consultant will be required to provide ad-hoc advisory support to wider major event alignment beyond Rugby World Cup 2021, playing in 2022.
The Consultant will provide support to implementing partners to improve their financial practices and meet ChildFund donor requirements. The Consultant will work with partners to:
The Consultant will also support with the following checks and balances:
All reporting will be completed in a format provided by ChildFund by the 10th of each month.
This assignment is expected to require 2 days per month.
4. Management and Reporting Arrangements
The Consultant will report to ChildFund S4D Partnerships Coordinator.
The Consultant will have no management authority.
The Consultant will work closely with a designated partner Finance Officer, the ChildFund S4D Partnership Coordinator and the ChildFund S4D Administration, Finance and Partner Support Officer. All reporting must be completed in English and provided in the given electronic format.
All discussions and documents relating to this ToR will be treated as confidential by the parties.
The successful applicant will be required to comply with ChildFund Australia’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Procedures and to sign a Code of Conduct, as well as with ChildFund’s Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH) policy and procedures. The Consultant must also have in place a Criminal Background Check/Working with Children Check (or equivalent).
ChildFund Australia acknowledges its obligation under the Australian laws relating to counter-terrorism. In order to meet its obligation, the consultant’s name will be reviewed against Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and National Security Australia lists at the onset of any financial relationship.
The successful applicant will be required to have in place insurance arrangements appropriate to provision of the requirement in this ToR including (without limitation) travel insurance.
9. Acknowledgment and Disclaimer
ChildFund, its Board and staff make no express or implied representation or warranty as to the currency, reliability or completeness of the information contained in this ToR. Nothing in this ToR should be construed to give rise to any contractual obligations or rights, expressed or implied, by the issue of this ToR or the submission of Expression of Interest in response to it. No contract would be created until a formal written contract is executed between ChildFund and a selected Consultant.
10. Selection Criteria
Qualifications and Experience
You are expected to remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding and Sexual Exploitation, Abuse or Harassment (SEAH) risks and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with Child Safeguarding and Prevention of SEAH Policies.
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