Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)


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11 July, 2023





Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Activity scope: SAFOD general assembly

Duration: 10 working days (8-21 August 2023)

Contract Start: 08 August 2023 



1. Objective: 


SAFOD is looking for a qualified consultant to offer rapporteur services. The objective of the Rapporteur consultancy is to capture the complete notes of the proceedings and produce a report for the two-day general assembly. The report shall include all the presentations, a narrative summary of the proceedings ,discussions and the professional observations from the processes and outcomes made during the general assembly.



2. Outputs/Deliverables


The report should be a maximum 30 pages highlighting the main content of the discussions throughout the general assembly. The report should include:

  • Main proceedings and summaries of each session
  • Inputs and recommendations from the participants
  • Compile presentations and photographs, annex them to the main report
  • The report should be sumitted on the 21st of August 2023

3. Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Be highly qualified and proficient in spoken and written English, with an advanced university degree from a recognized institution in English, literature, journalism, social sciences, or related field. 
  • Excellent report writing and summarizing skills. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in documenting proceedings.  
  • Familiarity with disability-related issues and terminology. 
  • Knowledge of disability rights and advocacy is an advantage. 
  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse and inclusive environment. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

4. How to apply


The application should contain:


Cover letter: Highlighting why you are the most suitable candidate for the assignment and a brief methodology on how you will approach and conduct the assignment.

Updated CV: to include qualifications/competencies and relevant past experience in similar assignments and contact details of 3 professional referees who can certify your competencies, professionalism, quality of writing, and overall suitability to this TOR.

Financial Proposal: The candidate should send a financial proposal. 

Consultants will be evaluated based on a combination of factors including cover letter, the credentials and the financial proposal.

Suitable applicants should apply via email to on or before the 28th of July 2023 16:30 pm SAST.

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