Project Cycle Management

What can we offer?

The Directors of SDC have Executive Director level experience at national and international NGO levels, and have worked as Desk Officers, Country Representatives and Consultants in international development. We are aware of the central importance of the principles of Project Cycle Management to successful project outcomes and organisational success.

Our services include:

Project planning and design: SDC will work with your team to develop appropriate humanitarian and development interventions for diverse settings and different funders. Tailored to your needs, our services range from desk top reviews, situation analysis - including community needs assessment and stakeholder analysis - and project planning from concept note to full project proposal. We have many years developing and critiquing results focussed planning tools such as the logical framework.

We are experienced bidders to the Asian Development Bank, BIG, Chaine du Bonheur, Comic Relief, the EC, Italian Cooperation, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) UNDP and UNICEF. Additionally, SDC has helped national NGOs win project funding from Group Development (France) and Terre des hommes Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland.

Budget design: We will work with your team develop a budget at concept note and full proposal stage, fully elaborated according to the requirement of the funding agency.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning: SDC can assist the design of financial and programme monitoring systems and tools at the project design stage and during programme implementation.

We also offer a full review, monitoring and evaluation service for humanitarian and development projects and programmes and for partners and donors of NGOs.

Supporting your Country Office

With CEO experience in the UK and Bangladesh, and Country Director experience in Bangladesh, India, Israel/ Palestine, Sri Lanka, South Sudan and Uganda, SDC UK can provide senior professional short to medium term cover at times of organisational stress. Speak to us about how we can help with organisational leadership, management and change, policy development, strategic planning, human resource management, programme development and financial management.