Terms of Reference: Strategic & Operational Plan Development Consultancy


Nature Conservation Egypt (NCE) is an Egyptian non-governmental organisation (NGO), specialising in the conservation of Egypt’s biodiversity and natural heritage. Established in 2005, NCE approaches conservation through advocacy, research, capacity building, awareness-raising, educational activities, as well as legislative and policy-based approaches to conservation.

NCE seeks a consultant to facilitate the development of a strategic & operational plan for the organization for the period (2019-2024).

Consultancy duration: March to May 2019.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assess NCE’s operational environment through preliminary questionnaires with relevant stakeholders
  • Identify key stakeholders to participate in NCE’s strategic planning workshop
  • Work closely with NCE managerial team to define the workshop agenda as per BirdLife International guidelines for partners on preparing strategic and operational plans
  • Facilitate a 2-day workshop for NCE staff members, board members and key stakeholders to define NCE’s strategic goals & action plan in alignment with the national biodiversity strategy and action plan (NBSAP), and BirdLife strategy 2013-2020
  • Coordinate the workshop’s logistics, including choice of venue, catering, email invitations, facilitation kit, etc
  • Draft and finalise NCE’s strategic plan for the period 2019-2023

Workshop Outcomes

  • PESTLE analysis of the operational environment
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Vision & Mission statements
  • Organisational value set
  • Strategic conservation goals & areas of work
  • SMART objectives and actions for each strategic goal
  • Key Performance Indicators of the action plan
  • Major risks in each key priority area
  • Developing an operation plan
  • Resources needed to achieve actions and goals (human, financial, material)

Professional Qualifications

  • Experience in strategy development and workshops facilitation for NGOs and non-profit organizations
  • Experience in the nature conservation is preferrable
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Oral and written fluency in English and Arabic
  • Willingness to travel locally

To Apply: Please send your CV & preliminary financial proposal to info@natureegypt.org before the 1st of March, 2019. Please write “Strategy Development Consultant” in the subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for understanding.