ASToN Secretariat is looking for a consultant to provide support for cities with the outline of the financing plan of their Local Action Plans. S/he will provide direct support to the ASToN cities linked with their ongoing activities until December 2022.



The tasks to be completed are specifically linked with the activities each city is leading for the finalisation of their ASToN activities and specifically on the Local Action Plan:

  • Provide cities with main tools and guidance to reflect upon their financing strategy for the implementation of an Action Plan.
  • Organisation of 2 to 3 on-line training sessions with all city representatives to explain main financing principles and opportunities specific to African cities.
  • Prepare a template for the financing plan annex of the Action Plan to be used by all the cities.
  • Provide bespoke support to cities in their financing requests: suggest potential organisations, train cities for pitching sessions, provide feedback on the financing plans.

Offers must be written in English. Offers shall include:

  • A short letter of intent outlining the experience and motivation of the consultant
  • A short proposal of workplan (first thoughts and ideas on the methodological approach
  • A financial offer (with daily rate of the consultant and split over the activities and the contact period)
  • An updated CV of the consultant.

Offers must be sent to the ASToN Secretariat via e-mail to Thierry Picquart thierry.picquart@aston-network.org and Simina Lazar simina.lazar@aston-network.org before 10 August 2022 midnight CET.

More details about the call can be found here.