Call for South Africa Based Service Providers to partner with SAfAIDS in the Implementation of the Advocacy and Community-Based Monitoring of HIV&TB Services for Key and Vulnerable Population in South Africa

                                                   

Call for South Africa Based Service Providers to partner with SAfAIDS in the Implementation of the Advocacy and Community-Based Monitoring of HIV&TB Services for Key and Vulnerable Population in South Africa.

Introduction: With support from AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) as one of the Principal Recipients (PR) of the Global Fund supported intervention for the period 2019 to 2022, SAfAIDS South Africa as Sub Recipient is charged with identifying suitable Service Providers to jointly implement the Advocacy and Community Based Monitoring of HIV and TB services for key and vulnerable populations. The main purpose of this grant component is to address gender and human rights related barriers that affect the availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality of services for HIV &TB key and vulnerable populations. Through a transparent and competitive process, 8 Service Providers will be selected to support implementation in the districts as follow, Limpopo in Capricorn (TG), Greater Sekhukhune (AGYW) and Mopani district (MSM), Mpumalanga, Ehlanzeni district (AGYW), KZN eThekwini (PLHV-Youth) and King Cetshwayo district (AGYW), Free State, Thabo Mofutsanyane district (AGYW), North West, Bojanala district (AGYW), Western Cape, City of Cape town (AGYW) and Eastern Cape, OR Tambo (AGYW).

Who can Apply: Non-profit key and vulnerable population organisations or associations or CSOs who meet the following criteria should apply;

  • Legally registered association, CSO, or Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) with 5 years’ experience in HIV and TB programming at community level
  • Has experience of working with AGYW, Transgender, MSM, PLHIV-youth, Sex workers and other key and vulnerable groups.
  • Have a properly constituted board that provides oversight over organisational matters.
  • Have clear and functional programme management, implementation, monitoring and reporting structures.
  • Clear organisational policies, procedures and systems that promote transparency and demonstrate accountability such as: basic financial control procedures that demonstrate the financial management capacity of the organization; clear logistic systems; administration and human resource policies.
  • Knowledge about ability to communicate and network with relevant district stakeholders and structure such as government departments, local and district AIDS Councils.

Partnership duration/timeframe: November 2020 – March 2022 

Application Procedure: Interested key and vulnerable population organisations or associations and CSOs working with key and vulnerable groups are invited to submit an Expression of Interest including your understanding of the task, Organisational Documents and a completed Partnership Selection Form.

Selection Process: SAfAIDS Selection Committee will evaluate the submissions based on the following evaluation procedure:

Technical Area Maximum Points
Institutional arrangements and organisational credibility including understanding of the assignment 20
M&E tools and reporting 30
Partnership management and stakeholder’s engagement. 20
Financial and Human resources management systems including procurement system 30
Total 100

Selected Service Providers will undergo organizational capacity assessment as part of the due diligence process and thereafter capacity building will be offered during the course of programme implementation. Please direct your requests for information and questions/queries in writing to thakhani@safaids.net  before 7th of November 2020. Application form can be accessed on SAfAIDS website www.safaids.net or request via email from thakhani@safaids.net  and your application should be submitted to recruitments@safaids.net  on or before 14th   of November 2020 at 1630hrs.

Download SAfAIDS Service Provider Partnership Selection Form Here:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EqoP9e3MiEJRPB-VISbL6zYUJobQycqh/view?usp=sharing