Gambia Press Union Consultancy Announcement


The Gambia Press Union (GPU) is implementing a three-year project funded by the Civil Society Fund of Denmark (CISU).  The project is co-implemented by the Gambia Media Support (GAMES), a Danish organisation that supports the Gambian media.  The three priority areas in the project are: safety and welfare of journalists, gender equity, and institutional strengthening of the GPU secretariat and affiliates.

The objective of the project is to strengthen the Gambian media to play its ideal role in The Gambia’s fragile democratic development and the transitional justice process.

Under the project, the GPU is to undertake the following consultancies:

  1. Safety Assessment of GPU Secretariat and ten other media houses
  1. Research on sexual harassment and discrimination in newsrooms
  1. Capacity needs assessment of the GPU affiliate associations
  1. Development of:

Ø  Operational Manual for Human Resources Management

Ø  Structures for staff performance appraisal

  1. Development of:

Ø  Communications strategy and establish communication structures

Ø  Advocacy strategy

  1. Identify structures for documentation and archiving
  1. Development of:

Ø  Finance, anti-corruption, and procurement policy

  1. Development of Fundraising Strategy

Companies and individuals interested in any of these assignments are required to submit their proposals, explaining their experience, suitability and qualification for the task, together with the CVs of all relevant individuals.


The Terms of Reference for each of these assignments is available at the Gambia Press Union secretariat and can be sent via email to any interested candidate upon request.


All proposals must be sent on or before 20th February 2020 by close of business. 

How to apply:

  1. Email proposals and CVs to
  2. Please specify the consultancy title you are applying in the email subject
  3. Applications received after the deadline will be disregarded.

Note: The Gambia Press Union reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal received without giving reasons and is not bound to accept the lowest or the highest bidder.

For information, contact:

GPU Secretariat

New Allotment Area



Tel: +220 4498215

Mob: +220 7189376 / 3451551


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