MSIF has been working with the Arab region since 2008 and in the current strategic period (2017-21) is committed to continuing its efforts to strengthen the capacity of  MS organisations in the region, which, in turn, will be better able to meet the needs of people affected by MS.

As part of its Country-focused Capacity Building Programme in the Arab region, the MS International Federation (MSIF) is seeking experienced consultant(s)/a Consultancy Company based in Saudi Arabia to mentor Arfa MS Society in the areas of strategic and operational planning in order to build their organisational capacity.

The key objective of working with Arfa MS Society is to improve the skills and increase internal capacity of Arfa MS Society in the identified areas of need.

The consultant(s) will be required to give a maximum of 15 working days in total (to include material preparation) between 15 March and 15 September 2018.

Find out more about the opportunity and the skills and experience we’re looking for by downloading the job description below:

Consultancy brief – Arab Region Consultant

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit the following to Abdelfatah Ibrahim, MSIF Capacity Building Manager, by 17.00 GMT on 28 February 2018

  • A proposal in Arabic/English of no more than 2-3 pages explaining how you would respond to the Brief indicating the methodology/techniques you would use. This should include tasks to be included and a breakdown of the time/days required to carry these out.
  • An outline of the budget for the service (the daily rate for preparing and carrying out the service).
  • CVs[1] (in Arabic but with an English version if possible) for all consultant(s) who will be involved in the work.
  • In order to avoid any conflict of interest, perceived or otherwise, consultant(s) should note that, in order to be eligible to tender for the work, they (or their company/agency/organisation) should not have been employed by (as a permanent or temporary member of staff) or have carried out services for (in an advisory or consultancy capacity) national or international healthcare companies, or their subsidiaries, within the past 6 months. Consultants who have carried out services for national or international healthcare companies, or their subsidiaries, within the past 18 months, should declare this within their application.


[1] Relevant references may be requested at a later stage