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Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability, and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa was established in 2002 with a vision to be recognized as the premier resource center for developing dynamic, innovative and principled leaders, who will drive Africa’s realization of its full potential. It is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to developing dynamic, innovative and principled African leaders, and has dedicated its efforts to working with youth, business owners and social entrepreneurs.

Over the years, LEAP has inspired and equipped its beneficiaries to lead ethically while implementing positive change projects that transform their communities and organizations; thereby sustaining livelihood and contributing to national development.

LEAP has invested in continuous research on leadership developments in Africa. This research serves as the basis for its innovative curriculum. Its publications are action-oriented guides to creating positive and lasting change in individuals, organizations, and communities.

To date, LEAP has successfully published 11 books which cut across different topics in business on topics such as ethics, governance, talent management, succession planning and corporate culture. These publications have received endorsements from local and international leaders and professionals working in related fields.

Summary

We are seeking the services of a professional resource person/s to facilitate the development of LEAP Africa’s strategic plan for the next five years. In collaboration with LEAP’s board and management team, the resource person/s will consult, research, facilitate meetings, write and edit the text of the strategy document. In line with LEAP Africa’s branding standards, the resource person/s will be required to work with a LEAP approved graphic designer to develop the graphic impressions and concept of the publication. It is expected that the final publication is completed by September 2018 for presentation to the Board of Directors.

How to Apply

Kindly download attachment for further details: RFP- LEAP AFRICA Strategic Plan

Interested applicant(s) are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) including the following:

1. Detailed CV including countries where you have worked (3-page minimum). 2. A 3-page ‘Expression of Interest’ that provides information on:

a. Previous work on facilitating and producing strategy documents;

b. A brief statement of work plan;

c. Most recent daily consultation rate;

d. 2 references from previous assignments; and,

e. At least one sample of previous work.

All applications should be sent to research@leapafrica.org by Friday, July 13, 2018.

Kindly quote “2018-2023 Strategic Plan” in the subject line of your email. In the first phase, shortlisted candidates will be invited to make a presentation on their EOI’s after which a final screening will be conducted.

The assignment is expected to be completed by November 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified and given further guidelines. Female resource person/s are encouraged to apply.

Scope of Work

LEAP Africa invites prospective creative agencies/individuals to submit their expression of interest towards the conceptualization and creation of graphic designs for communication materials.

Please note that we are reviewing tenders for half of the year

Shortlisted eligible agencies/individuals will be added into our pool of vendors as authorised LEAP Africa graphics designers and will be contacted from time-time to produce:

  • Bi-annual Newsletter,
  • Annual Report,
  • Graphics design for events and programmes, campaign materials, etc. which is expected to be used across all media to ultimately maintain a culture of excellence in what we do.

Selection Criteria: 

In our review of applications, we will be looking for the following:

  • Level of creativity applied in your previous work
  • Experience working with NGO to create communication materials (Essential)
  • Experience working with other sectors.
  • Business verification

Application Document:

  • Applicants should complete and submit their Expression of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Pieces of evidence (flyers, newsletters, magazine, graphic designs) of past project implemented by the organization.
  • Valid government issued identification

Application Deadline:

All interested agencies/individuals should submit their expression of interest and documents via e-mail to info@leapafrica.org on or before 12:00 midnightMonday 25th of June 2018.

LEAP Africa in partnership with the Ford Foundation is implementing a two-year pilot intervention in 5 secondary schools in Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria called the ‘iLEAD’ Fellowship programme.

The iLEAD programme is a two-pronged initiative for secondary school students and university graduates. On the one hand, it provides students in select public secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State with the leadership, life and employability skills to achieve personal success and transition into higher education, paid employment or alternative pathways such as entrepreneurship leveraging a train the trainer approach. On the other hand, the programme also aims at equipping dynamic university graduates who have demonstrated a passion for social development with the knowledge, skills, and experience to become change leaders in their communities and key contributors to the development sector.

Theme of the Documentary

The goal of the documentary is to explore and highlight the themes of Youth Transitions and Youth Economic Opportunities as well as the institutional, structural and cultural contexts impacting youth transitioning successfully into adulthood in Akwa Ibom state, while deftly weaving the activities of LEAP Africa’s iLEAD programme throughout the storyline.

Scope of Work

Below is a detailed scope of work:

  • Development of a script and storyboard that portrays the essence of the documentary
  • Collection and compilation of information and material (pictures, video footage, interviews etc.) from the programme and other sources.
  • Field shooting as necessary
  •  Development of audio-visual content/camera coverage and voice and text input to enhance material
  • Production of a high quality, visually appealing documentary in the desired format (about 5-10
    (short version) and 25 (long-version) minutes with voiceover and music in HD format), that
    meets international standards.

Please download the attached document for application details.

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LEAP Africa in partnership with The DOW Chemical Company announces its call for application for the School2Work Programme, a four-month intensive learning programme for graduates from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds. The programme is scheduled to hold on July 2nd – 12th, 2018.

In the last quarter of 2016, 40.6% of unemployed persons were youth between the ages of 15 to 34, while the same age group made up 56.6% of underemployed persons.

This crisis has led to an emerging appreciation that the current realities of work require the embedding of employability, enterprise, and entrepreneurship skills into a curriculum for learners to transition smoothly into meaningful life and thrive in a competitive global economy.

Through the School2Work programme, participants (Post-NYSC members) will be equipped with the right mix of leadership, employability and enterprise skills to navigate the present and future marketplace, and to establish businesses in the face of insufficient job opportunities in the country.

The training would entail a rich blend of modules, activities (case studies, games etc.) and 21st Century Skills that will enable the effective transition into formal employment.  The programme activities comprise of the following:  two weeks of experiential training coaching session, a career fair, opportunity for an internship, and one-month post-internship transition support.

LEAP Africa is a leadership development nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of leaders with skills and tools for personal, organization and community transformation. LEAP is collaborating with The DOW Chemicals Company Foundation on the School2Work initiative to inspire, empower, equip and support graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and competencies that will enable personal effectiveness, job readiness, and intra- or entrepreneurship.

Eligibility:

  •  Applicants MUST BE graduates of tertiary institutions between the ages of 18 and 30 years. (HND and OND holders are STRONGLY encouraged to apply)
  • Applicant SHOULD BE a recent graduate who has completed the NYSC program.
  • Two-years post NYSC members are also eligible to apply. Applicant
  • MUST NOT be gainfully employed at the time of application. Applicant
  • MUST be available to attend and participate in the entire programme and must be willing to comply with the virtual work requirements after the training.

Application  Download Application form here

The application is open from June 8th – 20th, 2018.

This programme is fully sponsored and absolutely FREE for participants!

Contact Personal and Mailing Address  All inquiries should be directed to Temidayo Falade – tfalade@leapafrica.org, +234 8068009767.