The British Council is looking for a consultant to support the introduction of a gender equality framework to higher education, science, technology institutions in Brazil, drawing upon successful models in the UK, namely Athena Swan.

The consultant will also support 10 higher education, science and technology institutions in Brazil to develop their Gender Equality Policies, providing guidance and advice around e.g. conducting a thorough self-assessment, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, creating SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound) action plans and providing examples of good practice initiatives that have worked in their institution and how they enabled them to be sustainable.  




Date / time

RFP Issued to bidding suppliers

16 August 2021

Deadline for clarification questions (Clarification Deadline)

By 9 September 2021

Deadline for submission of RFP responses by potential suppliers (Response Deadline)

12 September (23:59 GMT)

Final Decision

20 September 2021

Contract concluded with winning supplier

21 to 30 September 2021

Contract start date

30 September 2021

The Proposal and documents must be submitted by e-mail to and by August 30, 2021 (23:59 GMT).