Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)

FANRPAN seeking the services of a Recruitment Firm
26 September 2013


FANRPAN is a multi-stakeholder policy research and advocacy network. The network engages with targeted constituencies at local and national levels through its current 17 member countries in Africa. In each member country, the FANRPAN network operates through an inter-sectoral platform called a “node” comprising a diverse group of organizations who include research institutes, farmer organisations, government, media, parliamentarians, private sector and other civil society organizations that have a stake in Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources (FANR) policies.

FANRPAN’s strategy is centred on three mutually supportive thrusts: Policy Research; Capacity Building; and Policy Advocacy. FANRPAN’s vision is a food secure Africa without poverty and hunger, whilst its mission is to promote effective FANR policies by: (i) facilitating linkages and partnerships between government and civil society, (ii) building the capacity for policy analysis and policy dialogue in Africa, and (iii) supporting demand-driven policy research and analysis. FANRPAN works in partnership with other organisations to deliver its mission (

FANRPAN is implementing a five-year project titled “Strengthening Policy Advocacy and Research Capacity (SPARC) for Enhanced Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa”, which is funded by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF). One activity under the project, aimed at strengthening the institutional capacity of the FANRPAN Regional Secretariat, is the recruitment of three Directors.

FANRPAN is an international organisation with capacity to hire service providers globally. It is in view of this that FANRPAN would like to engage the services of a Human Resources Consultancy Firm to assist in the recruitment of three Directors, i.e.

  • Finance & Administration
  • Communications & Advocacy
  • olicy & Research

Scope of the Assignment

The main objective of the assignment is to assist FANRPAN’s Recruitment Committee to identify suitable high level executives for three Director positions in the most transparent, cost effective and efficient method.

FANRPAN will advertise the three Director positions in different mediums of communication at its own cost, and will forward the CVs received from potential candidates to the selected recruitment firm. The selected recruitment firm will review the CVs, together with any others from its own database.

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