Consultancy to undertake a comparative study on anti-corruption agenda of countries with similar political dynamism as Ghana to mainstream anti- corruption in Political Parties’ manifestoes
The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) in partnership with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) is implementing a STAR-Ghana Foundation funded project titled Making All Voices Count in the 2020 Anti-Corruption Agenda of Political Parties’ Manifestoes .
The project is being implemented over a period of thirteen (13) months (i.e. December 2019 to December 2020). The overall goal of the intervention is to increase citizens’ voices in the anti-corruption agenda of political parties manifestoes 2020 and beyond.
As part of the project implementation, GII and GACC are seeking to engage the services of a Consultant to undertake a comparative study on anti-corruption agenda of countries with similar political dynamism as Ghana to provide a baseline to support the political parties anti-corruption manifestoes.
The output of this study is intended for policy engagements with
Political Parties to influence their anti-corruption programmes as will be outlined in their respective manifestoes in the run up to the 2020 general elections.
The specific objectives of the assessment are :
To identify anti-corruption policy / legislative gaps in the manifestoes of five selected political parties who have won power since the year 2008 and make recommendations on Ghana’s current anti-corruption policy or legislative needs
To identify how political parties from the comparative countries have, in the past three elections, mainstreamed anti-corruption policy / legislative gaps in their manifestoes and recommend same
To review anti-corruption recommendations from grant partners of STAR Ghana’s 2016- 2019 anti-corruption call for inclusion in an anti-corruption policy recommendation to be made to the political parties
Scope of Work / Terms of Reference
Undertake a comprehensive review of relevant documents
Develop a detailed work plan outlining the approach to conduct the study
Collect and process relevant data and write a comprehensive report on the subject matter
Participate in three zonal citizens consultative workshops
Categorise recommendations under themes
Present draft report to GII, GACC and key stakeholders for inputs at a validation meeting to be organised by project implementation partners
Incorporate inputs from validation process into the report
Provide the final report (Anti-Corruption Manifesto 2020) to GII & GACC
Develop a Policy Paper or brief to be presented to the political parties
Expected Outputs and deliverables
Detailed work plan for assignment developed
Draft report detailing anti-corruption reforms to Political Parties consideration
One validation meeting organized and inputs from stakeholders documented (equally subject to initial validation with project implementation partners)
Final report (Anti-Corruption Manifesto 2020) developed and presented to the project implementing partners
One policy dialogue organized by the implementing partners and facilitated by thenconsultant
Expected Requirements of Applicants
Successful applicant should be an Experienced Consultant with :
Proven track record in undertaking similar assessments
Deep knowledge of Ghana’s political landscape
Expertise in governance / anti-corruption research
A minimum of five years of research experience
Deep knowledge and skills in qualitative methodologies
Excellent data processing and IT skills
Strong attention to detail
Excellent communication and writing skills
Duration of Contract
The study shall start immediately after signing a contract. The total consulting days for thisnundertaking is 15 working days.
Within this period, the consultant is to ensure completion of all deliverables.