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About the programme

Implemented by the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, the Justice Sector Reform Programme: Governance in Justice II (GOJUST II) contributes to inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development through improved access to justice for all in the Philippines. Specifically, it aims to develop more responsive and accountable justice services. It includes two components focusing on justice and human rights, respectively. The programme is being implemented from December 2020 to June 2025.

GOJUST II is funded by the European Union and implemented by the British Council, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and in joint co-financing with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation. GOJUST II builds on and continues the work of its predecessor, GOJUST, which was implemented from April 2016 to September 2020.

Background of the assignment

The mission aims to develop a communication strategy for the Judiciary strategic plan and to provide support to its implementation which contributes to strengthen the institutional efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of justice services focusing on strengthening institutional efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of justice services. 

On 28 June, 2022, the Supreme Court en banc approved the policy document A Strategic Plan for Judicial Innovations 2022-2027. The strategic plan aims to 'establish new frameworks and adopt new approaches, but at the same time, build on and re-purpose existing ones, to achieve the longtime aspiration of delivering justice real time.' In the next five years, the Supreme Court is seizing the opportunity to prepare the courts for a technology driven future. The strategic plan will focus on three main outcomes, namely:

Outcome 1: EFFICIENCY through streamlined courts systems, both adjudicative and administrative, and effective monitoring and evaluation of the performance of justices, judges, and court officials and personnel. 

Outcome 2: INNOVATION through the creation of an Information and Communications Technology Infrastructure for the Judiciary. 

Outcome 3: ACCESS through inclusivity, transparency, and accountability in court adjudicative and administrative systems and procedures.

Change management is essential in any organiwational reform programne. Communicating the new policies and programmes to internal and external stakeholders is critical to ensure support for the programme. 

This Mission aims to provide support for the development and implementation of the communication strategy for the strategic plan of the judiciary.

Role overview 

Specifically, the non-key experts are expected to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To develop a communication strategy and communication plan for the Judiciary strategic plan. The communication strategy and communication plan will include an organogram of offices and key personnel that will be involved in the implementation of the plan; 
  2. To review the Judiciary website, social media outlets, and other communication platforms of the Judiciary, and provide recommendations on how they can be improved to support the implementation of the communication strategy for the Judiciary strategic plan;
  3. To propose the needed personnel and/or training relevant for the Judiciary personnel who will be involved in the implementation of the communications strategy; and
  4. To support the implementation of the strategic plan by developing communication materials that will be released through the aforementioned Judiciary website and other platforms. 

Read more about the scope of work of the consultant in RfP (page 5 and 6)

What are the available positions?

We are looking for qualified candidates to apply for the following positions:



Type of Expertise

Duration (working days)

1 Team Leader Communications Expert 40
1 Junior Communications Expert Communications Expert 25
    Total number of NKE Days 65

What is the duration of the contract?

The main mission period is six (6) months from November 2022 to April 2023.

How to apply?

Applications for this request for proposal should be submitted to governanceinjusticeii@britishcouncil.org and michaelrobert.juadiong@britishcouncil.org.ph by 28 September 2022, 11.59 p.m. (PH time). 

Tender responses must comprise the following documents: 

  • A cover letter addressing why you would be a suitable candidate for the assignment (1 page).
  • A CV highlighting qualifications/experiences and at least two referees as required in Clause 9 of this RFP.

Note: For the complete list of required qualifications and skills, general and specific professional experience, please download the file as below

Questions and concerns

Below are the contact details for concerns related to this request for proposal:

  1. Technical matter: Senior Advisor Ingrid Gorre: ingridrosalie.gorre@britishcouncil.org and copy governanceinjusticeii@britishcouncil.org 
  2. Administrative matters: governanceinjusticeii@britishcouncil.org and michaelrobert.juadiong@britishcouncil.org.ph, copy ingridrosalie.gorre@britishcouncil.org

The following timescales shall apply to this Procurement Process



RFP issued to applicants 15 September 2022
Deadline for clarification 23 September 2022
Deadline for submission of tender responses by potential applicants (Response Deadline) 28 September 2022, 11.59 p.m. (PH time)
Deadline for submission of work cost proposal by shortlisted applicants 6 October 2022
Final decision 27 October 2022
Contract concluded with winning applicant 27 October to 1 November 2022
Contract start date (tentative) 1 November 2022
Work delivery and reporting 1 November 2022 to 30 April 2023